2015 VB NSW Cup Round Three Review

The Mt Pritchard Mounties continued their perfect start to 2015 with a comfortable 46-20 victory over the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles at Aubrey Keech reserve. Halfback Sam Williams had another strong game with a try and seven goals while hooker Glenn Buttriss was also impressive. HIGHLIGHTS

The sending off of Penrith Panthers player Adam Docker in the 26th minute was the major talking point as the Newtown Jets secured their first win of the season with a 24-8 win over a previously undefeated Panthers side. Referee Liam Nicholls sent Docker from the field for a shoulder charge on Jets fullback Nathan Gardner but the Panthers held strong, and trailed by just 2 points in the last 10 minutes. HIGHLIGHTS

Another starring performance by playmaker Api Pewhairangi helped the New Zealand Warriors defeat the Wentworthville Magpies 44-20 at Mt Smart Stadium. The Warriors left-side attack dominated the Magpies and the home side led 26-12 at the break. Former NRL star George Carmont grabbed a double for the Warriors in the 8 tries to 4 triumph. HIGHLIGHTS

For the first time in their short history, the Wyong Roos claimed victory over the Newcastle Knights with an 18-6 win in a thrilling match at Morrie Breen Oval.The Knights scored early but great Roos defence kept the visitors scoreless for the remaining 72 minutes of the match. Interchange Abraham Papalii was particularly strong for the Roos. HIGHLIGHTS

After two narrow losses, the Illawarra Cutters broke through for their first win of the season with a resounding 50-12 defeat of the North Sydney Bears. Justin Hunt scored a hat-trick of tries, while Junior Vai Vai and Kris Keating scored twice in the big win. HIGHLIGHTS

Two tries in the final 5 minutes saw the Wests Tigers snatch victory from the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs with a 34-32 win at Leichardt Oval. Josh Drinkwater scored a try and kicked 5 goals in the match that saw 12 tries scored. HIGHLIGHTS

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