Sport Milford fires Broncos to win over Rabbitohs

21:20  21 april  2017
21:20  21 april  2017 Source:   9News.com.au

Broncos defend Milford head knock claim

  Broncos defend Milford head knock claim Brisbane are adamant their trainers and doctors followed the proper protocols after Anthony Milford copped a head knock on Friday night.It is understood the Rabbitohs will ask the Broncos to be investigated by the NRL after five-eighth Anthony Milford was taken from the field for a head injury assessment (HIA) on the stroke of halftime.

The Broncos have started their 2017 NRL campaign with an impressive victory over the Sharks at Southern Cross Group Stadium on Thursday night. rabbitohs . Broncos 26 (Jordan Kahu, James Roberts, Corey Oates, Anthony Milford tries; Jordan Kahu 5 goals) def.

Brisbane have scraped to a controversial 25-24 win over South Sydney, thanks to an Anthony Milford field goal on Friday night at ANZ Stadium. Sam Thaiday of the Broncos delivers a forearm fend to the face of Siosifa Talakai of the Rabbitohs ..

Tautau Moga of the Broncos scores a try during the match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Brisbane Broncos on Friday. © AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts Tautau Moga of the Broncos scores a try during the match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Brisbane Broncos on Friday. Brisbane have scraped to a controversial 25-24 win over South Sydney, thanks to an Anthony Milford field goal on Friday night at ANZ Stadium.

Milford slotted the match-winner in the 78th minute, however appeared to bobble the ball as he caught and fired the shot.

It was one of three controversial moments involving the Brisbane five-eighth and the Rabbitohs' fans in the 11,083-strong crowd were left baying for blood after the fulltime hooter.

Souths general manager of football Shane Richardson stormed into the press box after the match and bellowed "write about the bunker now".

Brisbane Broncos allow Anthony Milford to kick penalty goal before going off for concussion test

  Brisbane Broncos allow Anthony Milford to kick penalty goal before going off for concussion test The Brisbane Broncos have raised eyebrows and the ire of opposition fans with their use of the head injury assessment (HIA) during their clash with South Sydney. In the 38th minute at the Olympic stadium, Anthony Milford copped a heavy hit from Sam Burgess.

A 78th-minute Anthony Milford field goal has lifted the Broncos to a dramatic 25-24 win over the Rabbitohs in an incredible match at ANZ on the hour mark when the State of Origin hooker fired a shot ball to Siosifa Talakai for the centre to barge over with brute strength to give his side the lead.

Broncos made it three wins in a row, prevailing 25-24 over South Sydney Rabbitohs in a nail Trailing on the scoreboard the home side came out firing and a try to Robert Jennings in the 49th Anthony Milford broke through and was trying to wrestle the ball down over the line when it spilled

The Broncos scored one of the most-controversial tries of the season when Tautau Moga crossed to even up the ledger with 11 minutes on the clock.

Just moments earlier, Milford crossed the line but was held up and the ball came out the back of the ruck for Moga to scoop it up and dive over the line.

Tautau Moga scores controversial try © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Tautau Moga scores controversial try

South Sydney skipper Sam Burgess argued the tackle had been made and the play should have been dead, however the bunker ruled a four-pointer.

The Broncos led 18-6 at the break before Souths came storming back into the contest with three tries in 11 minutes.

First, Bryson Goodwin batted back for Robert Jennings and the home side evened it up when Angus Crighton ran a smart line off Robbie Farah.

Souths move on from NRL referee debacle

  Souths move on from NRL referee debacle Rabbitohs veteran John Sutton says players have moved on from Friday's heartbreaking defeat to Brisbane.The Rabbitohs were robbed of victory after NRL referees boss Tony Archer conceded the Broncos were incorrectly awarded a decisive try in the one-point loss.

An Anthony Milford field goal has fired Brisbane to a controversial 25-24 NRL win over South Sydney at ANZ Stadium. It was one of three controversial moments involving the Brisbane five-eighth and the Rabbitohs ' fans in the 11,083-strong crowd were left baying for blood after the fulltime hooter.

Corey Oates of the Broncos scores a try against the Rabbitohs . A CONTROVERSIAL Anthony Milford field goal has sealed a thrilling 25-24 win for Brisbane over South Sydney on Friday night at ANZ Stadium. Nimbin ' fires up' over MardiGrass.

And, when Siosifa Talakai crashed over, Michael Maguire's team had a 24-18 advantage.

Earlier, The Broncos took the lead in the first half when Corey Oates crossed for almost identical tries in the space of 13 minutes - on both occasions, he took a cut-out pass from Darius Boyd and flew through the air to touch down in the corner.

Anthony Milford of the Broncos lies on the ground after a late hit from Sam Burgess of the Rabbitohs during the match on Friday. © AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts Anthony Milford of the Broncos lies on the ground after a late hit from Sam Burgess of the Rabbitohs during the match on Friday. The Broncos were awarded another controversial try when Korbin Sims scooped up a Milford grubber to score, despite being in an offside position. John Sutton was ruled to have played at the ball, putting Sims onside and making it 16-8 to the visitors.

The game was further shrouded in controversy when Milford was taken from the field at halftime for a head injury assessment just seconds after kicking a penalty conversion.

The Broncos earned a penalty when Sam Burgess hit Milford high. The Broncos' No.6 was briefly assessed by the trainer and allowed to take the penalty.

In the intervening moments, Broncos doctor Peter Hackney reviewed the footage of the incident and decided to bring him off for a head-injury assessment but only after he had taken the shot at goal, angering the Souths' crowd.

After being assessed at halftime, Milford returned to the field for the second half.

Souths prop George Burgess could find himself in strife with the match review panel after appearing to shoulder charge Milford in the second half.

NRL refs boss admits errors in Souths loss .
NRL referees boss Tony Archer has spoken about two crucial decisions that went against South Sydney in their one-point loss to Brisbane on Friday.Archer, however, said he had no issue with Brisbane five-eighth Anthony Milford's game-winning field goal that had Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire crying foul - but only on a technicality.

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