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Toyota Cup: Wests Tigers into 2012 Grand Final
The Wests Tigers have managed a 28-22 victory as they battled for the full 80 minutes. The Roosters had their chances but unable to post points. The Tigers victory means they advance to the Toyota Cup Grand Final to face either the Raiders or Dragons.
Wests Tigers (4th) v Sydney Roosters (7th)
ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic ParkSaturday 22 September 2012, kickoff 3:05pm
Live TV: FOX Sports 2
Referee: Adam Gee; Touch Judges: Gavin West and Nathan Smith; Video Referee: Phil Cooley
TEAM LISTS (UPDATED: Both sides 1-17)
Tigers: 1. Kurtis Rowe 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Brodie Monroe 4. Asipeli Fine 5. Marika Koroibete 6. Matt Mulcahy 7. Jacob Miller 8. Sauaso Sue 9. Ben Saunders 10. Mosese Fotuaika 11. Joel Luani 12. Kyle Lovett 13. Inno Inosesio Interchange: 14. Soni Paasi 15. Nathan Brown 16. Brenden Santi 17. Sitaleki Akauola
Roosters: 1. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck 2. Usaia O'Sullivan 3. Curtis Rona 4. Joseph Forrester 5. Chris Taripo 6. Samisoni Langi 7. Ryley Jacks 8. Dylan Napa 9. Dean Blackman 10. Kane Evans 11. Rhyse Martin 12. Sam Bernstrom 13. Jack Noble Interchange: 14. Jack Siejka 15. Shaquille Blair 16. Tuiala Togitasi 17. John Asiata
WESTS TIGERS (28):
Tries: Marika Koroibete (3), David Nofoaluma, Jacob Miller
Conversions: Jacob Miller (4/5)
SYDNEY ROOSTERS (22):
Tries: Usaia O'Sullivan, Ryley Jacks, Curtis Rona, Rhyse Martin
Conversions: Chris Taripo (3/4)
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79th minute - Curtis Rona dived for the corner but was forced into touch. Tigers come up with the ball with a scrum feed on their 10 metre line.
78th minute - Soni Passi coughs up the ball trying to get a quick play of the ball. Scrum feed for the Roosters 5 metres inside the their half.
78th minute - A mistake from the Roosters and the Tigers have it on halfway
Try: Rhyse Martin
Conversion: Chris Taripo
77th minute - Rhyse Martin off the penalty darted between the Tigers poor defence to give the Roosters hope. A simple try saw the Roosters hit back. Rona with the conversion from in front quickly slot the extras.
76th minute - Penalty to the Roosters now and the pressure is on the Tigers goal line.
75th minute - Zero tackle for the Roosters, they are attacking 20 metre from the Wests Tigers goal line.
74th minute - Doesn