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Round 20 - Sunday 28th July @ 03:00pm
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L: 5
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Round 20 - Sunday 28th July @ 03:00pm
KNIGHTS vs. ROOSTERS
Hunter Stadium
28
L: 2
H-T: 4
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H-T: 8
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A Mullen pass goes to ground and that's the match.

Sydney Roosters 28-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Mitchell Pearce makes an unforced error.

Mitchell Pearce loses the ball 35 out. There's 45 seconds left by the time the scrum is packed.

Sydney Roosters 28-12

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The Roosters receive a penalty on their own 20.

Sydney Roosters 28-12

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Sonny Bill Williams. Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

TRY! Sonny Bill Williams twists and turns in a tackle and scores to the right of the up right. Maloney adds the extras.

Sydney Roosters 28-12

75

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Robbie Rochow makes an unforced error.

Knights opt for the short kick off and they get the ball back but Rochow knocks it on.

Sydney Roosters 22-12

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Boyd Cordner. Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

TRY! James Maloney puts Boyd Cordner into a gap 20 out from the try line and Cordner runs to the try line. Maloney's conversion attempt from the sideline is unsuccessful.

Sydney Roosters 22-12

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Tyrone Roberts makes an unforced error.

Tyrone Roberts knocks the ball forward on halfway and the Roosters will go on the attack again.

Sydney Roosters 18-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves makes an unforced error.

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves spills the ball 30 out from the line and the Knights' are off the hook.

Sydney Roosters 18-12

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Pearce forces a line drop out.

Sydney Roosters 18-12

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There's a stop in play after Mullen got a knock to the head going in for a tackle. The Roosters are 20 out on tackle four.

Sydney Roosters 18-12

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Roosters receive a penalty on their own 20.

Sydney Roosters 18-12

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Penalty goal attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

The Knights opt to go for the two this time and Roberts kicks it from right in front.

Sydney Roosters 18-12

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Newcastle receive another penalty.

Sydney Roosters 18-10

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Knights receive another two penalties. They're still a few metres out.

Sydney Roosters 18-10

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The Knights receive a penalty on halfway and will go right on the attack.

Sydney Roosters 18-10

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by James McManus. Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts unsuccessful.

TRY! The Knights spread it out wide through Roberts and Boyd to Mcmanus who scores in the corner. Roberts fails to convert.

Sydney Roosters 18-10

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Newcastle will get a full set halfway after a loose pass from the Roosters.

Sydney Roosters 18-6

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Sam Moa. Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

TRY! Issaac Liu draws in three defenders and offloads to Mortimer who passes to Moa who crashes over under the posts. Maloney's conversion attempt from right in front is in.

Sydney Roosters 18-6

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Darius Boyd makes an unforced error.

Boyd knocks a Pearce bomb on and the Roosters will get a scrum ten out from Knights' line.

Sydney Roosters 12-6

40

Minichiello is tackled as the half-time siren sounds.

Sydney Roosters 12-6

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A great kick by Maloney almost traps Uate in the in goal. But passes to Boyd who is tackled 10 out. The Knights then receive a penalty.

Sydney Roosters 12-6

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Roosters are trapped in the own 20 on tackle three.

Sydney Roosters 12-6

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Daniel Mortimer grubbers into the in goal on the fourth but it goes dead.

Sydney Roosters 12-6

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Possible try to the Roosters!

Sydney Roosters 12-6

35

UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Craig Gower makes an unforced error.

Crag Gower is pinned for a forward pass on his own 40.

Sydney Roosters 12-6

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Michael Jennings. Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

TRY! Michael Jennings intercepts a Mullen pass on his own 20 metre line and races 80 metres to score under the posts. Maloney adds the extras.

Sydney Roosters 12-6

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The Knights get another penalty and will go on the attach.

6 all

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Jake Friend grubbers into the in goal from dummy-half but Joseph Leilua is up to the task and gets back back into the field of play and the Roosters are penalised.

6 all

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The Roosters receive a penalty.

6 all

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UNFORCED ERROR NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Akuila Uate makes an unforced error.

Akuila Uate knocks on a Pearce bomb and the Roosters will feed a scrum 10 metres out from the Knights' line.

6 all

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TRY NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS
Scored by Darius Boyd. Conversion attempt by Tyrone Roberts successful.

TRY! Darius Boyd catches a Pearce bomb on his own 15 metre line and he races 85 metres to scores. Roberts kicks difficult conversion.

6 all

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Shaun Kenny-Dowall. Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

TRY! Mitchell Pearce puts up a bomb 32 out from the Knights' line on the last and Shaun Kenny-Dowall snatches the ball from the grasp of James McManus and scores. Maloney adds the extras.

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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The Roosters might have a try here!

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The Roosters clean up a Jarrod Mullen grubber a few metres from in-goal.

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Sonny Bill Williams is on report for a shoulder charge on former Bulldogs' teammate Willie Mason. The Knights will go on the attack.

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It has been a very physical encounter so far, with 5 penalties given away in only the first ten minutes.

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Roosters are into the Knights' territory on only tackle three.

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Tyrone Roberts kicks off to bring us underway at Hunter Stadium.

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Good afternoon folks and welcomes to Hunter Stadium where the Newcastle Knights take on the Sydney Roosters.

Both sides have been in fine form lately and this afternoon's match is promising to be a ripper. A win for the Newcastle Knights will see them climb to fifth spot on the ladder on the back of their impressive differential. As for the Roosters, a win keeps them with in two competition points of the competition leaders the Rabbitohs.

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TEAM NEWS - Knights omit Korbin Sims. Zane Tetevano will start, with David Fa'alogo back to the bench. The Roosters are 1-13, with Aiden Guerra dropping off a five man bench, giving Isaac Liu a spot on the white plastic chairs.

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Knights: 1. Darius Boyd 2. James McManus 3. Dane Gagai 4. Joseph Leilua 5. Akuila Uate 6. Jarrod Mullen 7. Tyrone Roberts 18. Zane Tetevano 9. Danny Buderus 10. Willie Mason 11. Robbie Rochow 12. Beau Scott 13. Jeremy Smith
Interchange: 8. David Fa'alogo 14. Craig Gower 15. Chris Houston 16. Neville Costigan

Roosters: 1. Anthony Minichiello 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Michael Jennings 4. Shaun Kenny-Dowall 5. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 6. James Maloney 7. Mitchell Pearce 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Luke O'Donnell 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Sonny Bill Williams 13. Frank Paul Nuuausala
Interchange: 14. Daniel Mortimer 15. Mitchell Aubusson 17. Sam Moa 19. Isaac Liu

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Referees: Jared Maxwell, Gavin Morris

Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Nick Beashel

Video Referee: Steve Clark, Justin Morgan

NEWCASTLE KNIGHTS (12)
Tries: Darius Boyd, James McManus
Field Goals:
Conversions: Tyrone Roberts (1/2)
Penalty Goals: Tyrone Roberts (1/1)

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (28)
Tries: Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Michael Jennings, Sam Moa, Boyd Cordner, Sonny Bill Williams
Field Goals:
Conversions: James Maloney (4/5)
Penalty Goals:



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