Freddy 1, Ricky 0


The Sydney Roosters have produced a massive turnaround to give Brad Fittler the perfect start to his NRL coaching career by defeating the Cronulla Sharks 23-12 in front of their parochial fans at the Sydney Football Stadium.

The match was played with plenty of feeling for the full eighty minutes as both teams desperately sought to reverse their recent poor form. There was plenty of niggle, a couple of dust-ups, two sin-binnings and half a dozen punches thrown to produce an exciting match between two sides who don