Full Time
80:00
6:00pm Fri April 6, 2018
Round 5 - PointsBet Stadium - Crowd: 11855
80min

Conversion: Roosters
Attempted by Sio Siua Taukeiaho.

Taukeiaho from the left sideline misses by quite a margin.

Roosters lead Sharks 10 - 28 Roosters
79min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Reece Robinson. Kick to come.

Keary kicks to the corner and finds Robinson who scores in the left corner.

Roosters lead Sharks 10 - 28 Roosters
79min

Sharks turn the ball over on the last and Robinson runs 70m downfield before tackled by Ramien.

78min

SCRUM SHARKS - Ferguson is tackled into touch on the second tackle.

77min

Graham with a nice inside ball to Moylan, but Moylan drops it cold.

75min

SCRUM SHARKS - Taukeiaho drops the inside ball from Cronk

74min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Brailey can't pick up the offload in heavy traffic.

73min

SCRUM SHARKS - Cronk finds touch deep in the Sharks half.

72min

Sharks with a great run down the right wing before a Moylan grubber finds Mitchell. The Roosters have the ball for the first time in the last 14 minutes!

70min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Chad Townsend.

Townsend from the right side, halfway to touch, pushes the kick across the face.

Roosters lead Sharks 10 - 24 Roosters
70min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Valentine Holmes. Kick to come.

Townsend grubbers to the right side and Holmes plants the ball for a good try.

Roosters lead Sharks 10 - 24 Roosters
69min

PENALTY SHARKS - Townsend chipped for Capewell, who dropped the ball forwards. Keary pinged for acting as a blocker.

67min

Moylan chips for his edge attackers, but the kick finds Mitchell, who is then tackled in goal. Another Roosters drop out.

66min

Townsend grubbers on the last and Ferguson takes it dead. ROosters drop out and another set of 6 for the Sharks.

66min

PENALTY SHARKS - They get yet another set. They urgently need points here.

64min

SCRUM SHARKS - Keary can't hang onto a Sharks grubber. Sharks with another set inside the Roosters red zone.

62min

PENALTY SHARKS - Roosters inside the ten. Sharks 10m from the Roosters line.

61min

SCRUM SHARKS - Cronk tackles Graham as he's about to pass and knocks the ball forward

60min

PENALTY SHARKS - Roosters offside. Sharks are still deep in their own half.

58min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Defence all over Moylan as he drops a regulation pass

57min

Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell slots the gift 2 pointer.

Roosters lead Sharks 6 - 24 Roosters
57min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - They choose to take a shot at the 2

57min

Segeyaro is down after attempting a tackle on Cronk as he was kicking. He's trying to figure out where he is now.

57min

Leutele's grubber on the last finds Tedesco who is tackled 1m inside the field of play.

56min

Half break and offload by Holmes finds Lewis who is brought down inside the Roosters half.

55min

SCRUM SHARKS - Mitchell with a crap pass to Robinson who had no room to move and is easily taken care of.

52min

SCRUM SHARKS - Cronk finds touch 15m out from the Sharks line.

50min

Conversion: Roosters
Attempted by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell with a fairly easy kick, hits the upright and it's waved away

Roosters lead Sharks 6 - 22 Roosters
49min

Try: Roosters
Scored by James Tedesco. Kick to come.

Tedesco with a slicing run, throws a dummy and then dives over for a good try.

Roosters lead Sharks 6 - 22 Roosters
48min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Hands in the play the ball. Roosters 10m out from the Sharks line.

47min

Moylan cleans up a dropped catch but can't get out of his own in-goal. Drop out Sharks.

45min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Ramien with a second effort in the tackle. Roosters deep in the Sharks half now.

43min

PENALTY SHARKS - Roosters up too quick. Sharks start another set in the Roosters territory.

42min

Townsend's kick looks for Luke Lewis. The veteran back rower loses the ball forward. Roosters let off.

40min

SCRUM SHARKS - Graham grubbers to Ferguson. He and Feki stood there looked at the rolling ball before Ferguson knocked it on. Sharks with a great start. They need points here.

39min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell from the right touchline again, this time he adds the extras at halftime.

Roosters lead Sharks 6 - 18 Roosters
39min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Ryan Matterson. Kick to come.

Cronk again kicks to Ferguson who takes a brilliant high catch and then offload to Matterson while still in the air. Matterson falls over for his second soft try.

Roosters lead Sharks 6 - 16 Roosters
38min

Cronk's kick pins Leutele in his own ingoal and he is taken into touch easily. Sharks with a drop out.

36min

Aubusson runs it on the last and gets held up over the Sharks line.

35min

Brailey's pass on the 4th tackle goes to ground and it's cleaned up by the Roosters.

34min

Tedesco spills the ball in the first tackle. SHarks right on the attack now 30m from the line.

31min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Chad Townsend.

Townsend from the right sideline is unable to convert

Roosters lead Sharks 6 - 12 Roosters
31min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Valentine Holmes. Kick to come.

Moylan gets away a great pass despite the Roosters defence rushing him. Holmes takes a tough pass and then dives over in the corner for a stunning try.

Roosters lead Sharks 6 - 12 Roosters
30min

PENALTY SHARKS - Roosters offside. Gallen takes a quick tap. Sharks now 5m out.

29min

PENALTY SHARKS - Roosters offisde. Sharks start a new set 40m out.

29min

Cronk with a massive kick, boots it from 35m out from his own line and it went dead. 7 tackle set for the Sharks.

28min

Townsend grubbers to the Roosters line but Tedesco cleans up and just stays in the field of play.

27min

Moylan slices through and marches 50m upfield

26min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell adds the extras

Roosters lead Sharks 2 - 12 Roosters
25min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Joseph Manu. Kick to come.

Friend grubbers, it's blocked by the Sharks. Keary regathers and grubbers again finding Manu who scores near the posts.

Roosters lead Sharks 2 - 10 Roosters
24min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Roosters now start another set in the Sharks half.

22min

Conversion: Roosters
Attempted by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell's sideline conversion misses by a good margin.

Roosters lead Sharks 2 - 6 Roosters
21min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Ryan Matterson. Kick to come.

Cronk kicks for Ferguson, but he's outjumped by Feki. Feki can't hold the ball and Matterson is on the spot to clean up and fall over the line for a try.

Roosters lead Sharks 2 - 6 Roosters
19min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Sharks getting sloppy in the tackle.

18min

Sharks run it on the last but Lewis falls short of the line.

17min

Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell kicks the penalty goal.

Tied up at Sharks 2 - 2 Roosters
15min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Sharks holding down. Roosters in front 10m out and have opted for the equaliser.

14min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Holmes knocks on on the second tackle. Roosters back on track.

13min

SCRUM SHARKS - Roosters knock on after going left with a bad pass.

11min

Nice left side play by the Roosters and Cordner nearly gets over

10min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Sharks up too early. Roosters stroll up to halfway.

8min

Both side playing very restrained footy, simple sets up the middle with high kicks at the end. Very little threats either way.

4min

Penalty Goal: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Townsend slots a penalty goal from right in front.

Sharks lead Sharks 2 - 0 Roosters
3min

PENALTY SHARKS - Roosters give away an offside penalty 10m out from their own line.

3min

Brailey makes a break from dummy half and picks up 30 metres

2min

Sharks defence charges down Keary's kick

Moylan kicks off and we're underway.

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Ben Cummins, Matt Noyen

Touch Judges: Kasey Badger, Michael Wise

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Ben Galea

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (10)
Tries: Valentine Holmes (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Chad Townsend (0/2)
Penalty Goals: Chad Townsend (1/1)

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (28)
Tries: Ryan Matterson (2), Joseph Manu, James Tedesco, Reece Robinson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (2/4), Sio Siua Taukeiaho (0/1)
Penalty Goals: Latrell Mitchell (2/2)