A minute-by-minute look at yesterday's NRL grand final:
1min: Brisbane kicks off.
3min: Brisbane winger Michael Devere scores in left corner after Canterbury
centre Willie Talau spilled the ball 20m from his line. Canterbury protests
Talau was stripped of the ball in two-man tackle. Darren Lockyer converts -
11min: Canterbury winger Darryl Halligan slots 18m penalty goal after
Brisbane offside - Brisbane 6-2.
14min: Canterbury's Craig Polla-Mounter leaves field injured.
15min: Lockyer makes try-saving tackle on Bulldog halfback Corey Hughes and
seconds later slaps the ball dead in goal to kill Canterbury grubber kick.
20min: Canterbury forward Troy Stone leaves field clutching right wrist.
21min: Lockyer forced from field with a facial injury after a desperate
tackle on Bulldog centre Shane Marteene.
22min: Canterbury forward Tony Grimaldi muscles his way over the try line
near the posts after Hughes popped a pass while on his knees - Canterbury 6-6.
23min: Halligan converts - Canterbury 8-6.
28min: Canterbury winger Gavin Lester turns over the ball. Reserve forward
Kevin Campion scores in the same corner as Devere. Replays show some doubt he
grounded the ball in Lester's tackle, but Harrigan awards try - Brisbane 10-8.
Lockyer misses conversion.
31min: Bulldogs forward Steve Price beats Gorden Tallis before passing to
Talau who beats Lockyer - Canterbury 12-8. Halligan misses conversion.
40min: Canterbury fullback Rod Silva makes try-saving tackle on Brisbane
centre Darren Smith.
CANTERBURY 12, BRISBANE 10.
42min: Harrigan awards Brisbane a second set of six tackles and Langer finds
a flying Tonie Carroll who beats Hughes, Price and Silva to score - Brisbane
14-12. Lockyer converts - Brisbane 16-12.
50min: Langer puts Steve Renouf away, but Silva tackle saves try. Brisbane
winger Wendell Sailor scores from next play - Brisbane 20-12. Lockyer misses
59min: Halligan fields Langer kick only to be driven 5m back and forced in
60min: Harrigan awards Brisbane extra six tackles. Desperate Bulldog
defence. Tallis dives American-style over Canterbury tacklers to score under
posts - Brisbane 24-12. Lockyer converts - 26-12.
66min: Sailor disallowed try after kicking ahead but failing to ground the
ball, but Brisbane awarded penalty for Canterbury forward Robert Relf taking
Langer out of play.
67min: Silva intercepts and runs 75m before being tackled. Harrigan rules
Silva off-side as play continues in Brisbane's 20m zone while Canterbury players
argue with Harrigan.
68min: Brisbane hooker Phillip Lee scores Brisbane's sixth try - Brisbane
30-12. Lockyer converts - 32-12.
75min: Langer sends Carroll away before putting Darren Smith in to score -
Brisbane 36-12. Lockyer converts - Brisbane 38-12.
80min: Langer takes last tackle to end game.
BRISBANE 38 def CANTERBURY 12.
Penalties: 5-3 (Canterbury)
Clive Churchill Medal: Gorden Tallis (Brisbane).
Referee: Bill Harrigan