Full Time
80:00
7:35pm Sat May 4, 2019
Round 8 - Sydney Cricket Ground - Crowd: 13666
80min

FULL TIME at the Sydney Cricket Ground and the Sydney Roosters have dominated with a 42-12 victory

80min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell converts his own try and takes his points tally tonight to 26

Roosters lead Roosters 42 - 12 Wests Tigers
80min

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

Keary shows the ball, keeps Mahe Fonua interested and the ball bounces perfectly for Cordner who chases through to score

Roosters lead Roosters 40 - 12 Wests Tigers
78min

Mahe Fonua takes an intercept and busts through before Latrell Mitchell saves the day

76min

Moses Mbye loses the ball at the back

75min

Game in a pretty stagnant state in the last few minutes

73min

Cooper Cronk throws a forward pass out of dummy half

72min

Tigers kick is too deep and the Roosters get the 7 tackle set

68min

A fantastic passage of play from the Tigers but at the end of the day, it finishes with a Moses Mbye error but some great work from Mbye, Brooks and Liddle

63min

Tigers go short with the kick-off and regather

63min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell converts his own try

Roosters lead Roosters 36 - 12 Wests Tigers
62min

Apologies - that was an intercept and not a kick

62min

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

IT'S 3 FOR LATRELL - He takes a kick from Robbie Farah, tiptoes the sideline and scores untouched.

Roosters lead Roosters 34 - 12 Wests Tigers
58min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

From right in front Latrell Mitchell sends the conversion over

Roosters lead Roosters 30 - 12 Wests Tigers
56min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Nat Butcher. Kick to come.

Straight through the middle Butcher goes, had to do some work to force his way over but gets it down under the black dot

Roosters lead Roosters 28 - 12 Wests Tigers
55min

PENALTY ROOSTERS: Chris McQueen penalised by referee Tim Roby for a strip on the tip of Matt Cecchin

53min

Both sides putting in some good kicks since the points

51min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell bends his kick back and converts

Roosters lead Roosters 24 - 12 Wests Tigers
50min

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

Latrell Mitchell has a second as the unlikely kick chaser Sitili Tupouniua takes the catch on the bomb ahead of Mbye and then Tupouniua finds Latrell who scores

Roosters lead Roosters 22 - 12 Wests Tigers
46min

A good set on the back of points as Luke Brooks finds touch 15m out from the Roosters line

44min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Esan Marsters.

Esan Marsters converts from right in front

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 12 Wests Tigers
44min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Robbie Farah. Kick to come.

Robbie Farah goes straight from dummy half and has loose grip on the ball but has enough control to have the try awarded

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 10 Wests Tigers
44min

PENALTY TIGERS: The Roosters concede the penalty on their own 20 as Matt Cecchin isn't happy with the speed of the ruck

40min

SECOND HALF IS GO! Alex Twal has the first hit up coming from the Randwick end of the SCG

40min

HALF TIME at the Sydney Cricket Ground and it's been the Latrell Mitchell show as the Roosters head to the break leading by 18-6

40min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell has absolutely no issues from in front

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 6 Wests Tigers
38min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Luke Keary. Kick to come.

IT'S LATRELL'S GAME - Latrell goes through a gap charges at a Tigers defender and literally throws him away, Grubbers inside for Keary who picks it up and scores

Roosters lead Roosters 16 - 6 Wests Tigers
37min

Moses Mbye takes a good high catch and gets smashed by Boyd Cordner

36min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell sneaks the conversion through the uprights from wide out

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 6 Wests Tigers
35min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Daniel Tupou. Kick to come.

The field position was too good to not score for the Roosters, good pass from Keary to Latrell Mitchell who had quick enough hands to send it out to Tupou who goes through and brings it round to score

Roosters lead Roosters 10 - 6 Wests Tigers
34min

Marsters loses it on his own 10 and the Roosters have a big chance to score

32min

Robbie Farah drives the ball to the touchline and finds it

31min

The scores are level and the game is pretty much playing as an even contest

29min

Conversion: Wests Tigers
Kicked by Esan Marsters.

Esan Marsters has no issues from next to the uprights

Tied up at Roosters 6 - 6 Wests Tigers
28min

Try: Wests Tigers
Scored by Ryan Matterson. Kick to come.

STRAIGHT THROUGH THE MIDDLE - Matterson first reciever off the scrum and comes straight through the middle and score oh so easily

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 4 Wests Tigers
26min

Tigers get a scrum on the Roosters 10 as Matt Cecchin rules an accidental offside against the Roosters

24min

Victor Radley makes another error at dummy-half with a forward pass called by referees Cecchin & Roby

22min

Radley knocks on at dummy-half and the Tigers have a scrum in the Roosters half

20min

PENALTY TIGERS: The Roosters compound an error with a penalty that let's the Tigers out of their own end

18min

Tedesco goes through a gap as the Tigers defence slips on the hard surface

16min

Conversion: Roosters
Attempted by Latrell Mitchell.

Off the upright goes Latrell Mitchell's kick at goal and bounces away

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 0 Wests Tigers
15min

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

Down the short side goes the Roosters and Latrell Mitchell streaks down the sideline, gets ankle tapped but goes again and scores in the corner

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 0 Wests Tigers
13min

Both sides just feeling each other out at the moment as the Roosters have had the better of field position

11min

Victor Radley throws a bad pass from dummy half for Boyd Cordner who drops it

9min

PENALTY ROOSTERS: The Tigers under pressure and they concede the penalty for a slow ruck; Roosters back in attack

6min

Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

No problems from basically in front for Latrell Mitchell

Roosters lead Roosters 2 - 0 Wests Tigers
5min

PENALTY ROOSTERS: The Tigers give away the penalty right in front of the posts for ruck interference and the Roosters will take the 2

4min

Moses Mbye loses the ball in some confusion with Corey Thompson; Roosters with 7 tackles in attack

3min

The Tigers go sideways in the attack and can't straighten it up as Robert Jennings is dragged into touch

2min

PENALTY TIGERS: Cooper Cronk called offside by Matt Cecchin but he still gets involved and Cecchin penalises him

1min

Matt Cecchin calls time on and we're underway - Roosters use the ball first defending the Randwick (southern) end of the ground

Both sides on the SCG, Just waiting for Matt Cecchin to call time on

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Matt Cecchin, Tim Roby

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Mark Bohan

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Bryan Norrie

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (42)
Tries: Latrell Mitchell (3), Daniel Tupou, Luke Keary, Nat Butcher, Boyd Cordner
Field Goals:
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (6/7)
Penalty Goals: Latrell Mitchell (1/1)

WESTS TIGERS (12)
Tries: Ryan Matterson, Robbie Farah
Field Goals:
Conversions: Esan Marsters (2/2)
Penalty Goals: