Full Time
80:00
2:00pm Sun July 14, 2019
Round 17 - Central Coast Stadium - Crowd: 14668
80min

Penalty Goal: Cowboys
Kicked by Jake Clifford.

Clifford's shot at goal from 29 metres out, and adds the two

Cowboys lead Roosters 12 - 15 Cowboys
80min

PENALTY COWBOYS - Illegal strip as the fulltime sire sounds.

80min

PENALTY COWBOYS - Roosters attempt the short restart but it goes out on the full. 24 seconds left, Cowboys take the tap.

79min

Field Goal: Cowboys
Kicked by Jake Clifford.

Third times a charm for Clifford, his worst effort is the one that goes over the bar!

Cowboys lead Roosters 12 - 13 Cowboys
78min

SCRUM COWBOYS - Friend's pass is called forward, just near the halfway.

77min

Field Goal: Cowboys
Attempted by Jake Clifford.

Clifford with another great strike but this one just goes wide again

Tied up at Roosters 12 - 12 Cowboys
77min

Field Goal: Roosters
Attempted by Luke Keary.

Keary has a shot this time and he misses

Tied up at Roosters 12 - 12 Cowboys
76min

Field Goal: Cowboys
Attempted by Jake Clifford.

Clifford has a crack at a field goal and strikes it perfectly, but it's waved away

Tied up at Roosters 12 - 12 Cowboys
75min

Field Goal: Roosters
Attempted by Cooper Cronk.

Cronk has a crack at the one-pointer from close range, but he misses it.

Tied up at Roosters 12 - 12 Cowboys
72min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Cowboys with a bad pass and a knock on, 25m from their own line.

70min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Jake Clifford.

Clifford just to the right of the posts, adds the extras to lock the score up

Tied up at Roosters 12 - 12 Cowboys
69min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by John Asiata. Kick to come.

Asiata out on the right side, stops, props, jinks back through a tiny gap and burrows for the line, just getting it on the line.

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 10 Cowboys
69min

Cowboys with a nice grubber forces a Roosters drop out

67min

SCRUM COWBOYS - Manu drops an uncontested bomb.

65min

SCRUM COWBOYS - A forward pass by the Roosters close to the Cowboys line.

65min

Cronk grubbers into the Cowboys ingoal and follows through, but Drinkwater takes it dead.. Cowboys drop out

63min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - The Cowboys restart goes out on the full.

62min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell, looking into the sun, from touch, nails the goal.

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 6 Cowboys
60min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Brett Morris. Kick to come.

Morris with a strong and powerful run, backs into a tackle close to the line, ducks under another defender's attempt and then fights his way over the line for a try in the right corner.

Roosters lead Roosters 10 - 6 Cowboys
58min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Drinkwater loses the ball in a heavy tackle on his kick return. Roosters in great field position now.

56min

Keary finds space down the left wing before kicking back infield for Cronk, but it was just a bit too big.

55min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Clifford finds touch...just...15m from the Roosters line

53min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell adds the extras.

Tied up at Roosters 6 - 6 Cowboys
52min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Jake Friend. Kick to come.

Friend gets a well-deserved try after the 40/20. He gets the ball from dummy half, shapes to pass left, steps right and then burrows over to score under the posts.

Cowboys lead Roosters 4 - 6 Cowboys
51min

Friend kicks from dummy half, Drinkwater just fields it regathers before the ball goes into touch, but his foot was on the sideline.

49min

PENALTY COWBOYS - Radley takes a crash ball, knocks on, argues with the referee and gets penalised for doing so.

45min

Kahu being treated for a head knock, looks like an accidental bump.

43min

Crichton breaks the line and links with Sitili Tupouniua. but the defence cleans him up.

40min

Mitchell gets the second half started

40min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Clifford kicks for touch, Hall misreads it as it goes over his head and is very nearly a 40/20

38min

SCRUM COWBOYS - And on the next tackle, Cronk drops it cold, 15m from the Cowboys line.

37min

Cronk's pass is touched by the Cowboys. Roosters get 6 again.

36min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Clifford penalised and put on report for tripping

36min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - On their 20m line

32min

Morris brilliantly cleans up another Clifford kick.

31min

PENALTY COWBOYS - Crucher tackle by Keary. Roosters give away yet another penalty while the Cowboys are working the ball out of their own half.

30min

Keary chips for Tupou, but Feldt takes it cleanly. 7 tackle set for the Cowboys

29min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Cowboys offside - Roosters with a full set 20m from the Cowboys line

29min

Mitchell with a fend and breaks through the line and gets a ball away, but the cover defence shuts down the raid.

25min

Penalty Goal: Cowboys
Attempted by Jordan Kahu.

Kahu from left of the posts, misses the penalty goal attempt.

Cowboys lead Roosters 0 - 6 Cowboys
25min

PENALTY COWBOYS - Cronk pinged for blocking the Cowboys defence from getting to the kick. Morris down for a minute but he's okay now.

23min

PENALTY COWBOYS - Roosters give away a penalty as the Cowboys work the ball off their own line.

22min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - They find touch 30m from the Cowboys line.

19min

Tupou gets denied a try due to a forward pass

16min

Conversion: Cowboys
Kicked by Jordan Kahu.

Kahu converts from right in front

Cowboys lead Roosters 0 - 6 Cowboys
15min

Try: Cowboys
Scored by Jake Clifford. Kick to come.

Clifford drifts right, dummies, and then slices through the defence, then runs around to score under the posts.

Cowboys lead Roosters 0 - 4 Cowboys
14min

Granville's grubber hits the referee, pops up and hits Taumalolo on the shoulder. Manu dives to force it in-goal and knocks it forward. Cronk eventually falls on it. Roosters drop out.

14min

Opacic cleans up a Roosters dropped ball and runs 50 metres before being tackled by Keary

12min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Brett Morris cleans up a grubber and just gets back into the field of play. After the next tackle the Cowboys are penalised. Cronk finds touch on halfway.

10min

Last tackle and Brett Morris rushes up and in to pull off a great tackle to shut down the Cowboys attack.

8min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Taumalolo very nearly busts through a tackle but he drops the ball as he stretches out to score.

7min

Clifford's grubber is blocked by the Roosters, Clifford regathers and gets the Cowboys another set of six

6min

Tackle count restarts for the Cowboys, 15m from the Roosters line

5min

PENALTY COWBOYS - Roosters defence up too fast

5min

Butcher receives a nice inside ball from Mitchell and gets across the line, but is held up.

3min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - After both sides had a pair of solid sets, the Cowboys hold down too long in a tackle and the Roosters have the first real opportunity of the game.

Cowboys get us underway!

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Peter Gough, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski

Touch Judges: Liam Nicholls, Phil Henderson

Video Referee: Steve Clark, Ben Galea

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (12)
Tries: Jake Friend, Brett Morris
Field Goals: Cooper Cronk (0/1), Luke Keary (0/1)
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (2/2)
Penalty Goals:

NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS (15)
Tries: Jake Clifford, John Asiata
Field Goals: Jake Clifford (1/3)
Conversions: Jake Clifford (1/1), Jordan Kahu (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Jake Clifford (1/1), Jordan Kahu (0/1)