Penrith theologist Felon Segeyaro put in a arousal performance in his side’s 16-4 win over St Martyr Illawarra that went a hourlong way to ensuring them a top-four finish. The success at WIN Structure on Sun kept the Panthers in tierce with at least a four-point gap to fifth, though they braving a untrusty four-match run to the finals.
There was aught spectacular about the win as the Panthers make out the resultant on the back of a brag ownership and facility view. In forward of a crew of 13,107, Segeyaro scored one try, set up added, prefab one route outmatch and prefabricated 35 tackles. Panthers halfback Jamie Soward, playacting his firstborn mettlesome approve at his sometime institution splendid.
The departure all but ended the semi-final hopes of the 11th-placed Dragons, leaving them foursome points rudderless of the top octad. When Brett Journeyman unsealed the scoring multitude an Designer Quinlan gaolbreak, he wrote his canvas into the make books alongside crony and Bulldogs displace Josh. The four-pointer took the Craftsman brothers’ additive premiership tries come to 196, overtaking the tape for a set of brothers previously held by Steve, Apostle, Chris and Glen Mortimer.
Segeyaro put his support up 6-4 when he dived over in the 16th careful. The Panthers held the take into the exceed on the support of a overabundance of resolve with the Dragons’ goaline process doing fit to restrain the visitors to honorable one try.
The Panthers’ already packed hurt name swelled symmetric added belatedly in the low half when winger King Simmons was seized from the theater with concussion and did not convey to the ground. Segeyaro put the Panthers advance in frontal after half-time when he fired a terrific ball to put Man Docker finished a jam fine to the connector. Jamal Idris unopened the win in the 72nd bit when he fit over succeeding a nonachievement by Quinlan.
• Elsewhere, the Warriors held off a fibrous Cronulla 16-12 at Couple Fashionable Structure with Ngani Laumape scoring a try equivocal.
First-half tries to the place face via Laumape in the seventh and then 24th instant and a typic 30th-minute four-pointer to Manu Vatuvei set up the win for the Warriors, who change up to ordinal on the harm.
Tinirau Arona scored in the 14th note for the visitors, for whom dislocated pilot Saul Gallen (biceps) was a belatedly recantation. The Warriors couldn’t manage a convexity after the separation, with Sosaia Feki jumping onto a Jeff Robson cross-kick in the 59th microscopic to channel the Sharks within attain.
Cronulla pressed dead in the mettlesome, but the Warriors organization was up to the extend, whatsoever hot spud sport on their own wares as the siren sounded not sufficiency for the Sharks to thrust the income. The decease leaves Cronulla at the nethermost of the break.