The Roosters have done enough to hold off a gallant Bulldogs side, 20-12, at ANZ Stadium. Full report to come...
James Tedesco comes up with possession to secure the win.
Josh Jackson is held up over the line.
The Bulldogs get a penalty from in front of the posts.
The Bulldogs get a repeat set.
The Bulldogs get a penalty inside the Roosters' half.
From the same position as his first kick, the result is identical!
Will Hopoate makes a brilliant leap to set up Smith for his second try.
Cooper Cronk comes up with a brilliant try-scoring effort to deny Aiden Tolman a try with a sliding kick.
The Bulldogs get a penalty inside the Roosters' attacking zone.
The Bulldogs earn a penalty inside the Roosters' 10 metre zone.
Mitchell Aubusson loses possession close to the tryline.
Sitili Tupouniua is a metre out.
The Roosters get a repeat set.
The Roosters get a penalty coming out of trouble.
Corey Harawira-Naera is tackled on the last in a try-saving effort from Cooper Cronk.
The Bulldogs have a set inside the Roosters' 20 metre zone.
Siosiua Taukeiaho is being assisted off the field.
The Bulldogs get a penalty after Sitili Tupouniua contacts Josh Jackson.
Joseph Manu flick passes over the sideline.
The Bulldogs have had a dig today - but errors at key times have been costly.
The Bulldogs come up with an error.
The Bulldogs get a penalty.
Nick Meaney manages to defuse a frantic last tackle play from the Roosters.
Mitchell comes up with possession after a poor kick from Jack Cogger.
Cronk goes high as Smith is collected just shy of his 20 metre line.
Renouf To'omaga was placed on report following the Morris try.
Mitchell converts to almost surely secure the win for the Roosters.
Making the Bulldogs pay for their error, Morris scores against his former team.
The Roosters get a penalty from in front of the posts.
Lachlan Lewis drops the kick-off to undo all the good work done by the Bulldogs over the past 15 minutes.
Coming back in off the upright, the Bulldogs are back in the match.
Smith gets his ninth of the season to get the Blue and Whites on the board.
Reimis Smith is claiming a try.
The Bulldogs get a penalty.
The Bulldogs have been terrific during the opening stages of the second half.
Joseph Manu is trapped in-goal.
Reimis Smith makes a sensational run up to the Roosters 20 metre zone.
Latrell Mitchell is taken over the sideline in a great effort from the Bulldogs.
JMK comes up with an error on halfway following an offload from Renouf To'omaga.
Keary goes high as DWZ is collected by Aubusson on his 20 metre line.
The Bulldogs have started the second half full of confidence.
Cooper Cronk bombs as Reimis Smith almost gets to the 30 metre line,
The Bulldogs throw caution to the wind on the last tackle, but a forward pass proves costly.
Lachlan Lewis comes up with a terrific kick to force a repeat set.
Brett Morris looks for an intercept, but can't maintain possession.
Cogger goes within a metre of scoring.
The Bulldogs get a penalty after Victor Radley took out Lachlan Lewis after kicking.
Chris Smith gets an offload away as the Bulldogs find themselves inside the Roosters' territory.
Latrell Mitchell kicks off as Danny Fualalo makes a strong carry.
Both teams are back out for the second half.
Cronk bombs, but despite the best efforts of the Roosters, Kerrod Holland takes the ball over the sideline to see out the opening 40 minutes.
Josh Jackson loses possession inside the Roosters' half.
The Bulldogs get a penalty.
Cronk bombs as DWZ and Nice Meaney get over their 20 metre line,
The Bulldogs find touch 10 metres out from the Roosters' goal line.
Boyd Cordner comes up with possession as the Bulldogs do well to repel several attacking raids.
Jeremy Marshall-King is receiving attention after copping contact from Isaac Liu.
The Bulldogs do well to deny Joseph Manu, but the referee awards the Roosters a penalty for a strip.
Remis Smith prevents a Roosters' try but can't hold onto possession.
Joseph Manu is held up over the tryline.
Boyd Cordner earns a penalty despite appearing to lose possession.
Zane Tetevano is on for the visitors.
The Roosters get another penalty.
The Roosters get a penalty and will start a set 30 metres out from the Bulldogs' line.
Luke Keary earns a 20 metre restart after a poor last tackle kick from Lachlan Lewis.
Fortunately for the Bulldogs, the referee deems the Roosters to have been in front of the kicker.
Keary bombs for DWZ who knocks on.
From the sideline, Mitchell nails the conversion.
Denied the opening try earlier in the half, Manu gets his fifth try of 2019.
Manu is claiming a try.
Danny Fualalo comes on for Dylan Napa.
The Bulldogs come up with a knock on at dummy half.
Chris Smith is on for Adam Elliott.
Mitchell takes the visitors out beyond a converted try.
The Roosters elect to take the points on offer.
Dylan Napa has been placed on report.
The Roosters get a penalty after Dylan Napa made late contact on Victor Radley.
The Roosters will come up with a repeat set on halfway after a questionable ruling against the home side.
Lachlan Lewis goes to the heavens only for Daniel Tupou to come up with possession.
Josh Jackson is denied by Luke Keary a metre out from the goal line.
The Bulldogs get a penalty in front of the posts.
Boyd Cordner makes a great run only to lose possession after Reimis Smith punches the ball loose.
The Bulldogs loses possession.
The Bulldogs get a penalty and will start a set inside the Roosters' half.
James Tedesco loses possession inside the Bulldogs half after receiving pass that would make Tom Brady proud.
Daniel Tupou is met by several Canterbury defenders after catching the ball.
Sam Verrills loses possession after another great offload from JWH.
The kick-off goes out on the full with Luke Keary putting his foot on the dead ball line.
From in front, Mitchell gives the visitors a 6-0 lead.
Great work from JWH to put Radley away, who in turn linked with Tedesco in support.
After several near chances, the Roosters have the opening try of the afternoon.
Nick Meaney is tackled 10 metres out from his goal line.
Jack Cogger finds touch 10 metres out from the Roosters' goal line.
No Try - in the act of grounding the ball, Manu has put his foot on the touchline.
Joseph Manu is claiming a try.
James Tedesco is tackled inside the Bulldogs 20 following a line break.
Jack Cogger kicks for Daniel Tupou who has no trouble coming up with possession.
The Bulldogs get a penalty coming out of their own end.
Cooper Cronk looks to score his 100th try, but the referee deems James Tedesco's final pass to have travelled forward.
The Bulldogs come up with an error in the act of contesting a bomb inside the Roosters' half.
Luke Keary bombs for DWZ who is caught just over the 20 metre line.
Dallin Watene-Zelezniak kicks off as Siosiua Taukeiaho takes the first carry of the afternoon.
Josh Jackson and the Bulldogs are greeted by a small, but vocal home crowd.
Boyd Cordner takes the Roosters onto ANZ Stadium for just the second time since defeating Melbourne in last year's grand final.
The Roosters have dominated the Bulldogs in recent years, winning 11 of 14 clashes since Trent Robinson was appointed coach in 2013, including the past five in succession.
The Roosters have several changes from the side named on Tuesday afternoon. Brett Morris replaces Ryan Hall on the wing. Sam Verrills starts at hooker with Victor Radley moving to lock and Isaac Liu dropping to the bench. Still Tupouniua is the new man on the bench.
The Bulldogs are as per program, 1-17.
Welcome to League Unlimited's coverage of Round 19 Sunday Afternoon Football between the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Sydney Roosters from ANZ Stadium.
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Adam Gee, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
Touch Judges: Jeff Younis, Darian Furner
Video Referee: Henry Perenara, Bryan Norrie
CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (12)
Tries: Reimis Smith (2)
Conversions: Nick Meaney (2/2)
SYDNEY ROOSTERS (20)
Tries: James Tedesco, Joseph Manu, Brett Morris
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Latrell Mitchell (1/1)