NRL Round 11 Line-ups, verdicts, tips, odds, results everything you need to know for the weekend

There were a couple of upsets last week, just to make tipping interesting and Round 11 offers up some interesting clashes as well.

The round starts with the Eels taking on the Tigers which is always a tight tussle, before the Cowboys, without coach Paul Green, take on the Sea Eagles before the clash of the round on Saturday between the Raiders and the Rabbitohs.

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Eels vs. Tigers
Cowboys vs. Sea Eagles
Broncos vs. Storm
Warriors vs. Roosters
Sharks vs. Dragons
Raiders vs. Rabbitohs
Knights vs. Bulldogs
Titans vs. Panthers

Thursday, July 23

Parramatta Eels vs Wests Tigers, Bankwest Stadium, 7:50pm (AEST)

Eels: 1. Clinton Gutherson 2. Maika Sivo 3. Michael Jennings 4. Waqa Blake 5. Blake Ferguson 6. Dylan Brown 7. Mitchell Moses 8. Reagan Campbell-Gillard 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Junior Paulo 11. Shaun Lane 12. Ryan Matterson 13. Nathan Brown

Reserves: 14. Andrew Davey 15. Marata Niukore 16. Stefano Utoikamanu 17. Brad Takairangi 18. David Gower 19. George Jennings 20. Daniel Alvaro 21. Jai Field

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Tigers: 1. Adam Doueihi 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Chris Lawrence 4. Moses Mbye 5. Tommy Talau 6. Billy Walters 7. Benji Marshall 8. Josh Aloiai 9. Harry Grant 10. Russell Packer 11. Michael Chee-Kam 12. Luciano Leilua 13. Matt Eisenhuth

Reserves: 14. Sam McIntyre 15. Thomas Mikaele 16. Luke Brooks 17. Chris McQueen 18. Oliver Clark 19. Elijah Taylor 20. Shawn Blore 21. Alex Seyfarth

Recap: The Eels were too good for the Tigers in the end of a brutal clash which saw player from both teams taken from the field following heavy head knocks. The Tigers started well, scoring the opening try before the Eels had touched the ball, but Parramatta worked their way back into the game and drew away in the second half. Mitchell Moses, returning from an ankle injury, scored a clever individual try and lead the Eels to victory over his former club.

Score: Eels 26-16 Tigers

Eels 5:
Maika Sivo 8' Reagan Campbell-Gillard 21' Mitchell Moses 32' Shaun Lane 43' Maika Sivo 63'

Tigers 3: Luciano Leilua 1' David Nofoaluma 13' Tommy Talau 78'

Mitchell Moses 2/5

Tigers: Moses Mbye 1/3

Penalty goals
Mitchell Moses 1/1

Tigers: Moses Mbye 1/1

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Friday, July 24

North Queensland Cowboys vs. Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Queensland Country Bank Stadium, 6:00pm (AEST)

Cowboys: 1. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow 2. Kyle Feldt 3. Connelly Lemuelu 4. Esan Marsters 5. Justin O'Neill 6. Daejarn Asi 7. Jake Clifford 8. Josh Mcguire 9. Reece Robson 10. Francis Molo 11. Shane Wright 12. Coen Hess 13. Jason Taumalolo

Reserves: 14. Mitchell Dunn 15. Tom Gilbert 16. Gavin Cooper 17. Reuben Cotter 18. Murray Taulagi 19. Ben Hampton 20. Jordan McLean 21. Emry Pere

Sea Eagles: 1. Brendan Elliot 2. Jorge Taufua 3. Brad Parker 4. Moses Suli 5. Reuben Garrick 6. Cade Cust 7. Daly Cherry-Evans 8. Addin Fonua-Blake 9. Danny Levi 10. Martin Taupau 11. Joel Thompson 12. Curtis Sironen 13. Jake Trbojevic

Reserves: 14. Lachlan Croker 15. Jack Gosiewski 16. Sean Keppie 17. Taniela Paseka 18. Corey Waddell 19. Tevita Funa 20. Abbas Miski 21. Haumole Olakau'atu

Recap: It's more misery for the Cowboys. Daly Cherry-Evans has steered the Sea Eagles to a comfortable two-try win over North Queensland. Curtis Sironen opened the scoring inside six minutes, before Danny Levi helped double the lead early in the first half. Cowboys tries either side of halftime kept them in the game until the visitors flexed their muscles late.

Score: Cowboys 12-24 Sea Eagles

Cowboys 2: Kyle Feldt 34' Francis Molo 69'

Sea Eagles 4: Curtis Sironen 6' Danny Levi 25' Daly Cherry-Evans 58' Cade Cust 66'

Cowboys: Kyle Feldt 2/2

Sea Eagles: Reuben Garrick 4/4

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Brisbane Broncos vs. Melbourne Storm, Suncorp Stadium, 7:55pm (AEST)

Broncos: 1. Anthony Milford 2. Herbie Farnworth 3. Kotoni Staggs 4. Darius Boyd 5. Xavier Coates 6. Brodie Croft 7. Tom Dearden 8. Thomas Flegler 9. Cory Paix 10. Payne Haas 11. Joe Ofahengaue 12. Tevita Pangai Junior 13. Patrick Carrigan

Reserves: 14. Tyson Gamble 15. Rhys Kennedy 16. Jamil Hopoate 17. Ben Te'o 18. Richard Kennar 19. Ethan Bullemor 20. Pride Petterson-Robati 21. Kobe Hetherington

Storm: 1. Ryan Papenhuyzen 2. Paul Momirovski 3. Brenko Lee 4. Justin Olam 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Cameron Munster 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Brandon Smith 9. Cameron Smith 10. Christian Welch 11. Felise Kaufusi 12. Kenneath Bromwich 13. Dale Finucane

Reserves: 14. Marion Seve 15. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui 16. Albert Vete 17. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 18. Chris Lewis 19. Suliasi Vunivalu 20. Ryley Jacks 21. Darryn Schonig

Recap: A second half masterclass has seen the Storm thrash the Broncos and move into top spot on the NRL ladder. Brisbane put up a decent fight in the first 40 minutes but the class of Storm skipper Cameron Smith and Cameron Munster eventually overwhelmed the home side - a six try second half contributing to a monster blowout.

Score: Broncos 8-46 Storm

Broncos 1: Herbie Farnworth 12'

Storm 8: Josh Addo-Carr 1' Jahrome Hughes 34' Kenneath Bromwich 44' Tino Faasuamaleaui 53' Ryan Papenhuyzen 59' Jahrome Hughes 65' Josh Addo-Carr 69' Tino Faasuamaleaui 74'

Broncos: Kotoni Staggs 1/1

Storm: Cameron Smith 6/8

Penalty goals
Kotoni Staggs 1/1

Storm: Cameron Smith 1/1

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Saturday, July 25

New Zealand Warriors vs. Sydney Roosters, Central Coast Stadium, 3:00pm (AEST)

Warriors: 1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. David Fusitu'a 3. Adam Pompey 4. Peta Hiku 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Kodi Nikorima 7. Blake Green 8. Jamayne Taunoa-Brown 9. Wayde Egan 10. Jack Hetherington 11. Eliesa Katoa 12. Tohu Harris 13. Jazz Tevaga

Reserves: 14. Chanel Harris-Tavita 15. Adam Blair 16. Isaiah Papali'i 17. Lachlan Burr 18. Jack Murchie 19. Josh Curran 20. Adam Keighran 21. Patrick Herbert

Roosters: 1. James Tedesco 2. Matt Ikuvalu 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Mitchell Aubusson 13. Isaac Liu

Reserves: 14. Lachlan Lam 15. Sitili Tupouniua 16. Nat Butcher 17. Lindsay Collins 18. Poasa Faamausili 19. Ryan Hall 20. Daniel Fifita 21. Drew Hutchison

Recap: With little to play for other than pride, the Warriors turned in a vastly improved performance against a Roosters side heavily favoured to win big. Despite being outmatched and outgunned, the New Zealand outfit shocked their opponents early, scoring through Ken Maumalo within the first five minutes of the game and even held a four point lead over the reigning premiers at halftime. Luke Keary snuffed out the Warriors' hope for an unprecedented upset, however, his kicking game providing much needed field position for the Roosters as he went on to also record a try and a try assist to boot.

Score: Warriors 10-18 Roosters

Warriors 2:
Ken Maumalo 4' Eliesa Katoa 38'

Roosters 3: Sitili Tupouniua 22' Luke Keary 50' Joseph Manu 68'

Warriors: Adam Pompey 1/2

Roosters: Kyle Flanagan 3/3

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Cronulla Sutherland Sharks vs. St George Illawarra Dragons, Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, 5:30pm (AEST)

Sharks: 1. Will Kennedy 2. Sione Katoa 3. Josh Dugan 4. Jesse Ramien 5. Ronaldo Mulitalo 6. Shaun Johnson 7. Chad Townsend 8. Braden Hamlin-Uele 9. Blayke Brailey 10. Aaron Woods 11. Siosifa Talakai 12. Wade Graham 13. Toby Rudolf

Reserves: 14. Connor Tracey 15. Jack Williams 16. Teig Wilton 17. Royce Hunt 18. Billy Magoulias 19. Bryson Goodwin 20. Daniel Vasquez 21. Braydon Trindall

Dragons: 1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jason Saab 3. Euan Aitken 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Adam Clune 8. Blake Lawrie 9. Ben Hunt 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tyrell Fuimaono 13. Cameron McInnes

Reserves: 14. Trent Merrin 15. Josh Kerr 16. Jacob Host 17. Jackson Ford 18. Eddie Blacker 19. Tristan Sailor 20. Billy Brittain 21. Korbin Sims

Score: Sharks 28-24 Dragons

Recap: This local derby certainly lived up to the hype early, with six tries scored in the first half alone - four of them by the Sharks. With a try and a try assist to his name, Johnson was very much the architect of Cronulla's success in this game as he extended his already comfortable lead over the rest of the NRL with the most assists of 2020. When Aaron Woods crashed over early in the second half, the Sharks held a commanding 14-point lead, but the Dragons showed their steel when Zac Lomax and Mikaele Ravalawa each scored with five minutes of one another. They wouldn't score again however, with the Sharks escaping with a slim 4-point victory.


Sharks 5: Jack Williams 9' Sione Katoa 23' Shaun Johnson 28' William Kennedy 33' Aaron Woods 43'

Dragons 4: Tyrell Fuimaono 4' Zac Lomax 19' Zac Lomax 52' Mikaele Ravalawa 57'


Sharks: Shaun Johnson 4/5

Dragons: Zac Lomax 3/4

Penalty Goals:

Dragons: Zac Lomax 1/1

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Canberra Raiders vs. South Sydney Rabbitohs, GIO Stadium, 7:35pm (AEST)

Raiders: 1. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad 2. Nick Cotric 3. Jarrod Croker 4. Jordan Rapana 5. Semi Valemi 6. Jack Wighton 7. George Williams 8. Josh Papali'i 9. Siliva Havili 10. Dunamis Lui 11. Hudson Young 12. Elliott Whitehead 13. Kai O'Donnell

Reserves: 14. Tom Starling 15. Joseph Tapine 16. Ryan Sutton 17. Harley Smith-Shields 18. Sam Williams 19. Darby Medlyn 20. Matt Frawley 21. John Bateman

Rabbitohs: 1. Alex Johnston 2. Corey Allan 3. Campbell Graham 4. Dane Gagai 5. Jaxson Paulo 6. Cody Walker 7. Adam Reynolds 8. Tevita Tatola 9. Damien Cook 10. Thomas Burgess 11. Jaydn Su'A 12. Bayley Sironen 13. Cameron Murray

Reserves: 14. Mark Nicholls 15. Hame Sele 16. Patrick Mago 17. Jack Johns 18. Kurt Dillon 19. Keaon Koloamatangi 20. Troy Dargan 21. Steven Marsters

Score: Raiders 18-12 Rabbitohs

Recap: The rain was pouring and their players continue to drop like flies due to injury, but the Canberra Raiders just keep finding a way to win. They lost fullback Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad to a gruesome finger injury before adding his replacement Jordan Rapana to the injury list after he suffered a concussion due to friendly-fire from rookie winger Semi Valemei. Souths lost their own fullback Alex Johnston early and not only managed to keep up with the Raiders, but even lead them 12-10 at halftime with two tries apiece. Valemei's first career try midway through the second half would prove the difference, with constant errors preventing Souths from mounting a sincere comeback.


Raiders 3: Nick Cotric 6' Jarrod Croker 13' Semi Valemei 56'

Rabbitohs 2: Dane Gagai 21' Adam Reynolds 24'


Raiders: Jarrod Croker 2/3

Rabbitohs: Adam Reynolds 2/2

Penalty goals:

Raiders: Jarrod Croker 1/1

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Sunday, July 26

Newcastle Knights vs. Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs, McDonald Jones Stadium, 2:00pm (AEST)

Knights: 1. Kalyn Ponga 2. Enari Tuala 3. Tautau Moga 4. Bradman Best 5. Hymel Hunt 6. Kurt Mann 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. David Klemmer 9. Andrew McCullough 10. Jacob Saifiti 11. Lachlan Fitzgibbon 12. Aidan Guerra 13. Herman Ese'ese

Reserves: 14. Connor Watson 15. Mitchell Barnett 16. Pasami Saulo 17. Sione Mata'utia 18. Tex Hoy 19. Josh King 20. Phoenix Crossland 21. Gehamat Shibasaki

Bulldogs: 1. Nick Meaney 2. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak 3. Kerrod Holland 4. Jake Averillo 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Kieran Foran 7. Lachlan Lewis 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Dylan Napa 11. Josh Jackson 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Luke Thompson

Reserves: 14. Brandon Wakeham 15. Sione Katoa 16. Renouf To'omaga 17. Ofahiki Ogden 19. Dean Britt 20. Reimis Smith 21. Chris Smith 22. Jack Cogger

Recap: If nothing else, the Bulldogs have rarely been out-enthused by their opposition throughout season 2020, and their effort could not be questioned against the Knights. The Dogs are notorious for their success in bad weather and love dragging teams into an arm-wrestle - and that's exactly what they did in torrential rain in Newcastle. An excellent completion rate saw the Bulldogs jump out to an 18-0 lead early in the second half, before the Knights wrestled back momentum with two quick tries to trail by a single converted try. They went on to launch a number of attacking raids on the Bulldogs, but the blue-and-whites showed enough steel to hold them off and take home a hard-fought 18-12 win.

Score: Knights 12-18 Bulldogs

Knights 2:
Hymel Hunt 60' Sione Mata'utia 68'

Bulldogs 3: Aiden Tolman 11' Raymond Faitala-Mariner 42' Jake Averillo 47'

Kalyn Ponga 2/2

Bulldogs: Nick Meaney 1/1, Jake Averillo 2/2

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Gold Coast Titans vs. Penrith Panthers, Cbus Super Stadium, 4:05pm (AEST)

Titans: 1. Corey Thompson 2. Anthony Don 3. Brian Kelly 4. Dale Copley 5. Phillip Sami 6. Ashley Taylor 7. Jamal Fogarty 8. Moeaki Fotuaika 9. Erin Clark 10. Jaimin Jolliffe 11. Kevin Proctor 12. Keegan Hipgrave 13. Jai Arrow

Reserves: 14. Tanah Boyd 15. Sam Lisone 16. Tyrone Peachey 17. Jarrod Wallace 18. Sam Stone 19. Nathan Peats 20. Treymain Spry 21. Jai Whitbread

Panthers: 1. Caleb Aekins 2. Josh Mansour 3. Brent Naden 4. Stephen Crichton 5. Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 6. Jarome Luai 7. Nathan Cleary 8. James Tamou 9. Mitch Kenny 10. James Fisher-Harris 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Liam Martin 13. Isaah Yeo

Reserves: 14. Tyrone May 15. Spencer Leniu 16. Moses Leota 17. Billy Burns 18. Matt Burton 19. Daine Laurie 20. Lindsay Smith 21. Pat Hollis

Recap: Despite missing a host of stars including Dylan Edwards, Viliame Kikau and Api Koroisau, the Panthers jumped out to an early lead, scoring their first two tries in within 15 minutes of kickoff. Buoyed by the signing of David Fifita for next year, however, the Titans proved that they are still a force to be reckoned with in 2020, scoring back-to-back tries on the stroke of halftime to trail the Panthers by just two points at the break. The rain was pouring on the Gold Coast, and despite being given ample opportunity by the Panthers to score, the Titans simply lacked the class to score against a tough Penrith defence.

Score: Titans 14-22 Panthers

Titans 3:
Jamal Fogarty 23' Brian Kelly 37' Anthony Don 39'

Panthers 4: Josh Mansour 9' Stephen Crichton 15' Isaah Yeo 30' Malakai Watene-Zelezniak 60'

Ashley Taylor 1/3

Panthers: Nathan Cleary 3/4

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