'Glorious' Cleary move that unlocked Panthers

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A lethal limb successful Nathan Cleary's arsenal sparked the Panthers connected Friday nighttime erstwhile they needed their main antheral desperately, lifting the defending premiers to triumph successful an absorbing matter with the Roosters.

The Tricolours turned successful a defiant show and adjacent stole the pb done a Sam Verrills effort successful the 53rd minute, but a deadly Cleary determination soon aft swung the lucifer backmost successful Penrith's favour.

The New South Wales Blues halfback spotted a antiaircraft misread from Roosters back-rower Sitili Tupouniua and pounced, rifling a shot to Izack Tago to nonstop him piercing done a gap.

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A scintillating play by weapon halfback Nathan Cleary inspired a Panthers triumph implicit a defiant Roosters side. (Jason McCawley/Getty Images)

The exceptional play seized the pb backmost for the Panthers, earlier the hosts crossed again connected their mode to a 26-18 win.

"It's a superb pass," said rugby league guru Phil Gould connected Nine's coverage.

"Out the country of his oculus helium was watching Tupouniua," added rugby league Immortal Andrew Johns.

"He was conscionable watching and scanning, and helium was waiting for him to crook in. As soon arsenic helium turned his shoulders, Nathan conscionable went 'whack!'."

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Caller Mat Thompson labelled the walk "glorious".

Cleary's clutch play followed his shining show for NSW connected Sunday night, successful which helium steered the Blues to a series-levelling triumph implicit the Maroons successful Perth.

The Panthers secured a seventh triumph successful succession and extended their pb connected apical of the ladder to six points.

Their 22-20 decision to the Eels successful Penrith successful circular nine remains their lone nonaccomplishment of the season.

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