Western Suburbs Magpies have recorded a stunning 30-28 comeback win against St George Illawarra Dragons to extend their winning streak to six games.
When the Dragons scored with one minute remaining, they had a chance to draw the match but the conversion was unsuccessful.
Hooker Jacob Liddle was outstanding throughout the 80 minutes as he scored a double and had a hand in three more tries.
The Dragons held the lead for majority of the match but when Liddle crossed with eight minutes remaining, the Magpies took control of the match.
Zach Dockar-Clay and Allan Fitzgibbon also scored late tries to ensure the Magpies kept their winning streak alive.
Edene Gebbie made his first appearance since joining Wests Tigers and showed some promising signs on the left wing as he was eager for a number of carries.
The Dragons led 12-6 at the break after a sloppy opening 40 minutes with both sides struggling to complete.
It wasn’t an ideal start for the Magpies after the Dragons too an early 6-0 lead with Shalom O'ofou bagging the opening try of the game.
The Dragons extend their lead to 12-0 after a classy try to five-eighth Tyran Wishart.
The Magpies scored their opening try of the match when Reece Hoffman barged his way over to score.
The win ensures Western Suburbs remain second on the ladder following eight rounds, and they'll enjoy next weekend off with a scheduled bye.
Match: Dragons v Magpies
Round 8 -
Venue: WIN Stadium, Wollongong