Full Time
80:00
7:35pm Sat April 13, 2019
Round 5 - PointsBet Stadium - Crowd: 13470
80min

FULL TIME at Shark Park as the Roosters take a 30-16 victory over the Cronulla Sharks

80min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Chad Townsend converts from close range and with that the Sharks fall to a 30-16 defeat.

Roosters lead Sharks 16 - 30 Roosters
80min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Jack Williams. Kick to come.

And the Sharks wrap up the night with a try to Jack Williams who has an open line after Matt Prior was able to get an offload away

Roosters lead Sharks 14 - 30 Roosters
79min

Morris gets to the outside and finds Feki who has limited room to work with and is bundled into touch

77min

Cronk tries to kill the clock with a touch finder

76min

The Sharks attack goes from side to side and poses no threat to the Roosters as Xerri knocks on then kicks the ball dead giving the Roosters a 20m restart

70min

Isaac Liu kicks and that's his kicking licence revoked

65min

Victor Radley off the field for a HIA - Has a nice egg under his eye that is bleeding slightly

65min

Conversion: Sharks
Kicked by Chad Townsend.

Townsend converts from right in front

Roosters lead Sharks 10 - 30 Roosters
63min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Shaun Johnson. Kick to come.

BACK TO BACK - The Sharks go from right to left as the Roosters defenders come so far infield and the Sharks score

Roosters lead Sharks 8 - 30 Roosters
62min

Conversion: Sharks
Attempted by Chad Townsend.

Chad Townsend pushes the kick across the face of the posts

Roosters lead Sharks 4 - 30 Roosters
60min

Try: Sharks
Scored by Josh Morris. Kick to come.

Sharks on the board as the bunker clears any possible obstruction after Cooper Cronk made a defensive decision to come for the decoy runner

Roosters lead Sharks 4 - 30 Roosters
59min

Has there been a worst attempt at trying to ground a ball than that effort from Crichton who somehow knocked on what looked to be a certain try

59min

BUNKER: Angus Crichton has BLOWN a certain try after a good kick from Keary is somehow knocked on in the in goal... Is that the worst miss of the season?

56min

Sharks get a repeat set as Dugan has a nothing kick on the last

53min

Luke Keary can't pick up a low pass from Radley out of dummy half and the Sharks have the scrum on the Roosters 40

51min

With 30 seconds to HT - The Roosters lead 6-0; Fast Forward 11 minutes and they lead 30-0

50min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell converts from the sideline

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 30 Roosters
50min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Matt Ikuvalu. Kick to come.

UNBELIEVABLE - Ikuvalu somehow manages to get the ball down in the corner

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 28 Roosters
49min

ITS A TRY

49min

BUNKER: Matt Ikuvalu goes close but referee Matt Cecchin says NO TRY

48min

Another wayward pass from Johnson is knocked on by Nikora

47min

Roosters make a mess of the kickoff but somehow get away with having the ball

46min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell adds another conversion from close range

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 24 Roosters
45min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Boyd Cordner. Kick to come.

Flood Gates are open - Boyd Cordner charges at the line and the Sharks defence is grabbing air and Cordner scores

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 22 Roosters
44min

BAD TO WORSE - The kick-off is way too long and the Sharks concede the penalty. The Roosters attack from the 30m line

43min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell converts from next to the left upright

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 18 Roosters
42min

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

Sharks error turns into points again - Mitchell charges at the line and finds Tedesco who scores

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 16 Roosters
41min

That was awful... Briton Nikora goes so straight through the line and finds Bronson Xerri who drops the ball....

40min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell converts from out wide and the Roosters will take a 12-0 lead

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 12 Roosters
40min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Latrell Mitchell. Kick to come.

WOW WOW WOW - Luke Keary chips from his own 30 out to Latrell Mitchell and it hits the centre on the chest who races away untouched.

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 10 Roosters
40min

Shaun Johnson elects to go through the hands and it's an obvious option as Latrell Mitch sweats on it and takes the intercept

38min

Lindsay Collins knocks on after a good rib tickler tackle from Jayden Brailey

36min

Plenty of space on the outside for James Tedesco and the Roosters BUT Tedesco juggles it and it goes forward

35min

Cronk shows his class with a 40/20

34min

Sharks attack comes to nothing as they get pulled up for a forward pass by Matt Cecchin

32min

PENALTY SHARKS: Joey Manu penalised for a high shot and the Sharks on the attack inside the Roosters 30

31min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell converts the try from close range

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 6 Roosters
28min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Cooper Cronk. Kick to come.

Cooper Cronk opens the scoring for the Roosters after Luke Keary gets through off a Tedesco pass and inturn Keary finds Cronk who scores untouched

Roosters lead Sharks 0 - 4 Roosters
26min

The Bunker seems to have missed the fact that Matt Ikuvalu got a touch on the ball before Feki got a touch

25min

BUNKER: The Sharks crossed for a potential 4 pointer but quickly rejected by the bunker for a knock on in the air

21min

PENALTY ROOSTERS: Sione Katoa penalised for taking Daniel Tupou in the air

20min

Crowd not happy as the rucks are getting slow... Referees calling Milking by the Sharks

18min

Sione Katoa with a good catch before fighting his way to get the ball into the field of play to save his side from a repeat set

17min

BOOOO!!! The Sharks crowd not happy as the Roosters get away with what to looked be a forward pass

16min

The Roosters go close to getting over the stripe as Cronk kicks for Tupou who knocks it on; Sharks with it on their own 10

14min

PENALTY ROOSTERS: Matt Cecchin blows the first penalty of the game as Andrew Fifita stuck around in the ruck for too long.

12min

A poor pass from Dugan to Xerri gets put down and the pressure comes off the Roosters

11min

The Sharks force another set of six as Matt Ikuvalu has nowhere to go after a good grubber from Chad Townsend.

9min

The Roosters have completed just 1/4 so far in the first 10 minutes

7min

The Sharks are attacking from halfway after another play from the Roosters goes astray.

4min

An easy call for the officials as Victor Radley throws a forward pass out of dummy half.

2min

An unusual mess-up at dummy half between Radley and Fifita after Fifita slapped Radley for something

1min

Matt Cecchin calls time on and we're underway at Shark Park - The Roosters defending the Southern end of the ground have first use

The Roosters are on Shark Park and now so are the home side who are being supported in the crowd tonight by P.M ScoMo

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Matt Cecchin, Phil Henderson

Touch Judges: Todd Smith, Rickey McFarlane

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Beau Scott

CRONULLA-SUTHERLAND SHARKS (16)
Tries: Josh Morris, Shaun Johnson, Jack Williams
Field Goals:
Conversions: Chad Townsend (2/3)
Penalty Goals:

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (30)
Tries: Cooper Cronk, Latrell Mitchell, James Tedesco, Boyd Cordner, Matt Ikuvalu
Field Goals:
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (5/5)
Penalty Goals: