Dragons into historical past books with first ever NRLW golden level win over Broncos

St George Illawarra’s Rachael Pearson has nailed a golden-point area objective to safe a 19-18 win over Brisbane in Melbourne and guide her workforce a spot within the NRLW finals.

It was the primary time an NRLW match had been determined in further time and in addition the primary time the Dragons had ever crushed the Broncos.

The Dragons seemed headed for a straight-forward victory at AAMI Park on Saturday till Brisbane skipper Ali Brigginshaw crossed with simply over a minute remaining, with Tarryn Aiken including the extras to lock the match up.

The Crimson V seemed on the again foot early in golden level when Tara McGrath-West misplaced the ball in a deal with, however a profitable captain’s problem confirmed it had been stripped by Brisbane’s Amber Corridor.

The Dragons then labored the ball downfield with Pearson kicking her workforce to a win from greater than 20 metres out.

The halfback was additionally capable of convert every of her workforce’s three tries, scored by Kezie Apps, Quincy Dodd and Elsie Albert.

The win moved St George Illawarra onto six factors, degree with the unbeaten Sydney Roosters and Newcastle, who sq. off on Sunday.

It leaves the Broncos with only one win from 4 video games and at risk of lacking the semi-finals with one spherical to play, with Gold Coast becoming a member of them after an earlier win over Parramatta.

Forty-year-old prop Steph Hancock went to the highest of the NRLW’s try-scoring charts as she helped maintain the Titans’ season alive.

In an important match for each groups, the Titans raced out to an 18-4 lead at halftime earlier than holding on after the break to assert their first win of the season.

The consequence leaves Parramatta winless after 4 rounds, with their season successfully over until a string of outcomes go of their favour over the subsequent week.

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The Titans in the meantime will reside to struggle one other day, capable of qualify for a second-straight finals sequence in the event that they beat the Sydney Roosters at Central Coast Stadium subsequent Sunday.


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