Rugby League

Raiders survives late Dragon comeback

August 15, 2022 1:45 am

The Raiders survived a late comeback from the spirited Dragons to escape with a 24-22 win yesterday.

They are still in the hunt for the playoffs and effectively ends their opponent’s hopes of making the finals in 2022.

Trailing 24-12 with 14 minutes left in the game, St George Illawarra scored twice to set up a grandstand finish, with only a missed sideline conversion from Zac Lomax denying them the chance to take the match to golden point.

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In the end of the Dragons made costly errors at the start of each half – which saw them drop the ball on their opening set and then kick out on the full to start the second half.