Full Time
80:00
7:30pm Sat August 30, 2014
Round 25 - Allianz Stadium - Crowd: 13879
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FULL TIME at Allianz Stadium - The Sydney Roosters have scored a 24-12 win over the Melbourne Storm

Sydney Roosters 24-12

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

James Maloney pushes the conversion across the face of the goal but it doesn't matter

Sydney Roosters 24-12

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Daniel Tupou. Kick to come.

Daniel Tupou tiptoes the sideline and gets the ball down and has the luck of getting his foot onto the corner post to keep his foot of the ground to score

Sydney Roosters 24-12

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PENALTY ROOSTERS: The Storm are penalised for pushing Daniel Tupou over the sideline after Jared Maxwell called held

Sydney Roosters 20-12

77

SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

James Maloney converts from close range

Sydney Roosters 20-12

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Aidan Guerra. Kick to come.

Is that the game for the Roosters? Mitchell Pearce splits the defence with a good kick and the only men within the same postcode to the ball were Aidan Guerra and SBW & its Guerra who gets the 4 pointer

Sydney Roosters 18-12

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Jesse Bromwich makes an unforced error.

Jesse Bromwich loses the ball trying to add to a second phase play, Roosters in good position to make the Storm pay

Sydney Roosters 14-12

71

UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Daniel Tupou makes an unforced error.

James Maloney throws a sweet ball and gives Daniel Tupou a free run but he can't take the pass and loses it

Sydney Roosters 14-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Aidan Guerra makes an unforced error.

Yet again in the play the ball the Roosters lose the ball, Aidan Guerra the man who loses it this time

Sydney Roosters 14-12

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Daniel Tupou makes an unforced error.

Two restarts in a row the Roosters lose the ball, Daniel Tupou loses it trying to catch it

Sydney Roosters 14-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

James Maloney converts his own try from right in front

Sydney Roosters 14-12

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by James Maloney. Kick to come.

Who said there isn't karma in Rugby League? James Maloney picks up a horrible pass from the Scrum by Cameron Smith and the Roosters go away to score under the sticks

12 all

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Cooper Cronk makes an unforced error.

Ben Roberts throws a horrible ball and it puts Cooper Cronk under all sorts of pressure and he loses it

Melbourne Storm 12-8

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PENALTY ROOSTERS: Storm now penalised for a second effort in the tackle

Melbourne Storm 12-8

A great chase from the rookie of the game, Anthony Minichello stops Billy Slater in go

Melbourne Storm 12-8

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cameron Smith has no problems converting the try from next to the uprights

Melbourne Storm 12-8

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Billy Slater. Kick to come.

Billy Slater gets a double, a good combination between Cameron Smith and Billy Slater sees Slater slice through some pretty weak defence

Melbourne Storm 10-8

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SUCCESSFUL PENALTY GOAL SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Penalty goal attempt by James Maloney successful.

James Maloney slots the easy penalty goal attempt

Sydney Roosters 8-6

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PENALTY ROOSTERS: Tim Glasby penalised for having his hand in the ruck too long according to Gavin Morris

6 all

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Play underway at Allianz Stadium - Storm get the first usage of the steeden in the second half

6 all

40

Plenty of boos ringing around Allianz Stadium at the end of the first half but its all square at the break 6-6

6 all

40

UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Ryan Hoffman makes an unforced error.

And the pressure is deflated like a Helium balloon a week later, Ryan Hoffman loses the ball in the tackle

6 all

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A third line dropout forced by the Storm, the defence from the Roosters has been rock solid

6 all

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Jake Friend makes an unforced error.

Jake Friend picks up the ball at dummy half but can't do it cleanly with Ben Roberts in the way, Referees rule a knock on though

6 all

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The Roosters can't make the pressure count following a penalty and the Storm work it away from their own line

6 all

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
James Maloney makes an unforced error.

The Roosters start to create some pressure BUT a strong tackle at the back from the Storm forces the ball loose

6 all

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION MELBOURNE STORM
Conversion attempt by Cameron Smith successful.

Cameron Smith has no problems converting from in front

6 all

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TRY MELBOURNE STORM
Scored by Billy Slater. Kick to come.

Billy Slater shows his turn of foot and gets through a gap and the Roosters defenders to score under the sticks

Sydney Roosters 6-4

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PENALTY STORM: The Roosters penalised for being too quick leaving the 10m, pressure right on the Roosters

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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PENALTY STORM: The Roosters penalised for pushing the Storm player back to the ground

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves makes an unforced error.

A good ball can't be taken by JWH who loses it into the hands of Dylan Napa but its ruled to have been a knock-on

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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PENALTY ROOSTERS: Jared Maxwell penalises the Storm for being too slow to leave the ruck

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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James Maloney under no pressure has a good opportunity to kick a 40/20 but puts it well over the sideline on the full

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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Ben Roberts tries to put a kick in that doesn't go through the line and the Roosters get the ball

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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PENALTY STORM: Opening penalty of the match goes to the Storm after the Roosters are ruled to have stripped the ball illegally

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

James Maloney hits as sweet as possible and it sails straight through the middle of the posts

Sydney Roosters 6-0

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Daniel Tupou. Kick to come.

Daniel Tupou is left unmarked out on the wing, Jake Friend goes from dummy-half and kicks catching Sisa Waqa out of position and Daniel Tupou goes through untouched to dive in and score

Sydney Roosters 4-0

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Roosters force a repeat set after Mitchell Pearce puts a grubber in that is batted dead by the Storm defender

0 all

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UNFORCED ERROR MELBOURNE STORM
Marika Koroibete makes an unforced error.

Marika Koroibete ruled to have lost in the play the ball by Jared Maxwell although replays suggest otherwise

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Play underway at Allianz Stadium - Roosters take the first possession defending the Southern (SCG) end of the ground

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Cameron Smith leads the Storm out on to Allianz Stadium to a massive chorus of boos

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TEAM CHANGES: Both sides have no player changes and the 1-17 named will play, both sides have 1 positional change though:
ROOSTERS: Dylan Napa starting in jersey 16 with Sam Moa going back to the bench
STORM: Jordan McLean starts in 17 with Ryan Hinchcliffe going to the bench

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Referees & scorers:

Referees: Jared Maxwell, Gavin Morris

Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Paul Holland

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Luke Patten

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (24)
Tries: Daniel Tupou (2), James Maloney, Aidan Guerra
Field Goals:
Conversions: James Maloney (3/4)
Penalty Goals: James Maloney (1/1)

MELBOURNE STORM (12)
Tries: Billy Slater (2)
Field Goals:
Conversions: Cameron Smith (2/2)
Penalty Goals: