The Warriors played there first home game and won against the Cronulla Sharks 30-16. The BEAST Manu Vatuvei scored a monstrous three tries which gave the Warriors the victory. Both teams played a fair bit of footy, playing with the ball trying to steel some points. It was Malone scoring first for the Warriors giving them a bit of confidence to keep that momentum going. Then it was Manu's time to shine as he scored one of his three tries. The game went on and the Warriors were in a comfortable position leading by more than 10 points. New hooker Aaron Heremaia scored a good try and put them in a good position. Also big Kiwi prop Sam Rapira scored by barging over the line right under the post.
The Tigers threw away a win while giving the victory to the versatile side "The Sydney Roosters". The Tigers dominated the opening minutes by scoring two wonderful tries in only thirteen minutes. Benji Marshall scored the first try going swiftly threw the defence and scored in the best possible place "under the post. Marshall then converted and it became 6-0. The Roosters had just kicked the ball and the Tigers retrieved it. Star Hooker Robbie Farah then drew in a payer and popped the ball to new recruit Mark Flanagan. Flanagan ran with the ball threw a terrific dummy and sprinted as fast as he could. Behind him was winger Sam Perret. Flanagan then offloaded to Lote Tuquri. Lote Tuquri sprinted seventy metres to score a terrific try. Marshall converted and the score became 12-0. From then on the Roosters took over and eventually at half time the score was 20-12.
In the second half the Roosters had already won pouring on a huge 24 points. But the Tigers added a few constilation tries making the full time score 32-44. The Tigers next game is on Friday night, against the fearsome Paramatta Eels. GO THE TIGERS!!!!