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Round 22 - Monday 11th August @ 07:00pm
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Round 22 - Monday 11th August @ 07:00pm
ROOSTERS vs. TITANS
Allianz Stadium
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H-T: 16
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CROWD: 6345
H-T: 18
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That's all she wrote at Allianz. A cold wet empty Allianz - the Roosters have won this one after surviving a gallant Titans showing.

Sydney Roosters 26-18

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Penalty goal attempt by James Maloney successful.

Titans concede a penalty close to the Roosters line. That will end Cartwright's career at the Gold Coast with a loss.

Sydney Roosters 26-18

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Nope... back to the scrum. No action taken. Titans ball.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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We're upstairs after an alleged headbutt in a scrum. Bird and Nuuausala both potentially in trouble.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Anthony Minichiello makes an unforced error.

Minichiello loses it in a tackle coming off his own line. Titans scrum 30m out.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Field goal attempt by Mitchell Pearce unsuccessful.

Pearce attempts a one-pointer to make the result more certain... and pushes it wide.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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NO TRY - Minichiello's knocked it forward into Zillman in the aerial contest. Titans handover as it was the last tackle.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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Upstairs again - checking a possible TRY to the Roosters for Kenny-Dowall. Minichiello and Zillman contest is under question.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

Maloney's errant kicking looks like it might keep the Titans in the contest. Six the difference with Jimmy missing this one as well.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Michael Jennings. Kick to come.

Quick hands out wide, they exploit the overlap and Jenko is in. Conversion to come from the sideline.

Sydney Roosters 24-18

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Roosters force a line dropout. Still just two points in it.

Sydney Roosters 20-18

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No change to the score over the last eight minutes, Titans threatening here after forcing a line dropout.

Sydney Roosters 20-18

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Sam Moa makes an unforced error.

Moa's having a nightmare with this slippery ball. Titans finally get the ball, scrum on their own 30m.

Sydney Roosters 20-18

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More drop-outs. Titans again trapped in goal.

Sydney Roosters 20-18

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

Maloney misses the conversion attempt from out wide.

Sydney Roosters 20-18

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Kick to come.

The try is awarded. The contest was questionable but the on-field decision was green lights so it stays that way with no evidence to overturn. RTS scores in the corner.

Sydney Roosters 20-18

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VIDEO REFEREE again now for a possible Roosters TRY to Roger Tuivasa-Sheck. Checking onside kickers, contest, and grounding in the corner.

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Anthony Don makes an unforced error.

Don goes up to take a bomb and inexplicably bats it forward... was he trying to push it backwards? Either way... another Roosters' scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Dave Taylor makes an unforced error.

Big DT spills it again after a great hit by Boyd Cordner. Roosters 10m out again. Rain absolutely pelting down now.

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Shaun Kenny-Dowall makes an unforced error.

SKD pushes a pass forward to Minichiello who dotted down in the corner... ref calls it back. Titans scrum.

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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Chargedown by the Roosters is somehow ruled not played at, so the Titans reclaim it take the tackle and are forced to hand it over inside their own half. Roosters with another chance.

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Dave Taylor makes an unforced error.

Taylor's lost the ball in the tackle, Roosters ball early. It's teeming down and has been all halftime break - slippery conditions now.

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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We're back underway at Allianz - Titan's ball. There's just 6,345 here tonight - the lowest crowd of the 2014 NRL season so far.

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer successful.

And the Titans draw into the lead in the shadows of the break with Sezer converting from a wide position!

Gold Coast Titans 18-16

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Greg Bird. Kick to come.

It's green! Titans equalise!

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VIDEO REFEREE! High kick from Mortimer, comes down, Gordon gets it, offloads to Bird and he's scored! Looks good...

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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Penalty against the Roosters for a high tackle on Greg Bird. The visitors will have one more stab at points this half.

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Sam Moa makes an unforced error.

Moa spills an ordinary Mitchell Aubusson pass.

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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NO TRY. Titans drop-out as Mortimer raked it in Cordner's attempt to score.

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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Upstairs AGAIN to check... Cordner has crossed, on-field decision is NO TRY. Mortimer's done really well there it'll stay NO TRY.

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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Titans penalised for Cordner holding onto Mortimer. That's bizarre. Clear attempt to milk and the ref's fallen for it. Roosters have it in the Titans' 20m.

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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VIDEO REFEREE ... why it's gone up there we're not sure. Pearce has knocked it on and Minichiello's collected it and crossed the line for the Roosters. Very clear yet still went upstairs. Time wasting!

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

Maloney with an outstanding sideline conversion!

Sydney Roosters 16-12

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Nene Macdonald. Kick to come.

Four points for Nene! The grounding and sideline are ruled ok.

Sydney Roosters 14-12

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Upstairs to the VIDEO REFEREE... the Roosters have crossed via Nene Macdonald. Checking sideline and grounding. Looks good...

Gold Coast Titans 12-10

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Titans drop-out again. Momentum swinging back and forward violently in this contest.

Gold Coast Titans 12-10

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer successful.

Sezer converts the Taylor try.

Gold Coast Titans 12-10

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Dave Taylor. Kick to come.

...and anything does! Dave Taylor comes on, and scores with his first touch. Brilliantly set up from a Paul Carter break.

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Both sides finding metres with their kicks but then conceding big metres in defence when the opposition return it. Anything could happen here!

Sydney Roosters 10-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

Jimmy converts his own try.

Sydney Roosters 10-6

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by James Maloney. Kick to come.

Maloney makes easy meat of the Titans' central defenders and scores adjacent to the posts.

Sydney Roosters 8-6

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Daniel Mortimer makes an unforced error.

Sezer's dropout is scuffed, it deflects off an unaware FPN, Titans come up with it. Then a play later... Morts drops it.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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Line dropout forced by the Roosters after the Titans had held Boyd Cordner up over the line on the previous play.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR GOLD COAST TITANS
Mark Minichiello makes an unforced error.

It's the Minichiello error show. Mini's brother can't hold the ball 10m from his own line. Time for a Roosters' set play here...

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Anthony Minichiello makes an unforced error.

Minichiello spills the ball just before the line. 20m restart Titans.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Michael Jennings makes an unforced error.

Jennings can't handle the kickoff, Mark Minichiello collects it for the Titans and the visitors attack again! Now there's a penalty against JWH for getting too involved.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

The stiff breeze sees Maloney's kick go wide.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Anthony Minichiello. Kick to come.

Minichiello crosses in the corner! Good hands from the outside runners and Mini claims it.

Gold Coast Titans 6-4

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Penalty Roosters, they'll attack inside the Titans 30m.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION GOLD COAST TITANS
Conversion attempt by Aidan Sezer successful.

No trouble for returning five-eighth Sezer.

Gold Coast Titans 6-0

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TRY GOLD COAST TITANS
Scored by Anthony Don. Kick to come.

Don's try is awarded after the Maloney error. Kick to come from just beside the posts.

Gold Coast Titans 4-0

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VIDEO REFEREE possible Titans try to Anthony Don. James Maloney's thrown it to nobody - Don's picked it up!

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Boyd Cordner makes an unforced error.

Case of the dropsies early for Boyd Cordner. Titans scrum 30m out.

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We are underway at Allianz. Poor crowd in attendance.

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TEAM NEWS | John Cartwright's final match in charge of the Titans club sees a few positive changes. Aidan Sezer returns in jumper #20 at five-eighth. The ensuring reshuffle sees Brad Taikarangi move to the centres, Dave Taylor dropping back to the bench, and Cody Nelson & Maurice Blair dropping out. Kalifa Faifai Loa is also out, replaced in jumper #21 on the wing by Anthony Don.

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TEAM NEWS | Roosters have omitted Remi Casty from the extended bench through injury. Kurt Kara also drops out. Prop Sam Moa drops to the bench with Dylan Napa starting in his place.

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Referees: Matt Cecchin, Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Adam Reid, Ricky MacFarlane

Video Referee: Bernard Sutton, Steve Folkes

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (26)
Tries: Anthony Minichiello, James Maloney, Nene Macdonald, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Michael Jennings
Field Goals: Mitchell Pearce (0/1)
Conversions: James Maloney (2/5)
Penalty Goals: James Maloney (1/1)

GOLD COAST TITANS (18)
Tries: Anthony Don, Dave Taylor, Greg Bird
Field Goals:
Conversions: Aidan Sezer (3/3)
Penalty Goals:



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