Bulldogs Hold Out Fast-Finishing Sea Eagles
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have held off a valiant Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles outfit with a heart-stopping 42-30 victory at Belmore Sports Ground on Saturday afternoon.
After racing out to a 18-4 lead at half-time, the Bulldogs posted four second-half tries to a take a comfortable stranglehold with just 25 minutes remaining, but the Sea Eagles wouldn't go down without a fight with five tries of their own in the closing stages completing an exciting game of Rugby League that saw 13 tries scored between the two sides.
Josh Cleeland and Josh Bergamin were inspirational in their side’s victory with five tries between them, while Pita Godinet and Jamil Hopoate put in starring performances in a losing side.
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 42 (J Cleeland 3, J Bergamin 2, R Smith, A Fine goals; R Martin 7 goals) def Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles 30 (T Cassell 2, J Hopoate, P Godinet, J Tuitahi, J Hall tries; P Godinet 3 goals)