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3:00pm Sat August 1, 2020
Round 12 - Sydney Cricket Ground

ROOSTERS SURVIVE - The Titans go sideways in that set and the Roosters survive


7 tackle set for the Titans as Kyle Flanagan's kick goes dead


Conversion: Titans
Kicked by Ashley Taylor.

Ash Taylor keeps the game alive with a good conversion that hooks through the middle of the uprights

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 12 Titans

Try: Titans
Scored by Phillip Sami. Kick to come.

GRANDSTAND FINISH? Phillip Sami gets his way over ducking under a shot from James Tedesco

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 10 Titans

PENALTY TITANS: Roosters penalised on their own line for being offside


Roosters go down the right as Ikuvalu kicks inside for Joey Manu but it runs dead


The Titans are struggling to get it out of their own end as the Roosters grind away at them


Ryan Hall drops the ball after James Tedesco looked to spread the ball on the kick return


Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Kyle Flanagan.

Kyle Flanagan adds the conversion through the middle of the uprights

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 6 Titans

Try: Roosters
Scored by Joseph Manu. Kick to come.

Joey Manu takes a good catch as he chases through a pinpoint kick from Keary and the momentum Manu has to leap and get towards the line and score

Roosters lead Roosters 16 - 6 Titans

The Titans are putting on the defensive pressure big time on the Roosters and a poor pass from Jake Friend is put down by Poasa Faamausili


Luke Keary tries to kick through the line as Dale Copley traps it with his legs and dives on it


Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Kyle Flanagan.

Kyle Flanagan has no problems this time slotting the penalty goal from right in front

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 6 Titans

PENALTY TITANS: Roosters play on the last goes wildly astray but Henry Perenara blows an offside penalty.


Penalty Goal: Roosters
Attempted by Kyle Flanagan.

Kyle Flanagan close to the posts shanks the penalty goal attempt but they do get it back from the 20m dropout

Roosters lead Roosters 10 - 6 Titans

Keegan Hipgrave is off to the sin bin after blatantly tackling Lindsay Collins off the ball as he chased through a kick


CHALLENGE SUCCESSFUL - The bunker overturns the knock-on call from referee Perenara and the Roosters go on the attack


CAPTAINS CHALLENGE - Lindsay Collins ruled to have lost the ball but Roosters are challenging the call


With a set restart - Tyrone Peachey pushes a pass that never needed to happen and the Roosters come away from their own line with the ball


PENALTY TITANS: Roosters leave the defensive line early and referee Perenara penalises it


Roosters spend the set going through the middle before going to their left edge on the last where Sitili Tupouniua is brought down short of the line


Anthony Don knocks on in the contest of the attacking kick from Jamal Fogarty


SECOND HALF IS GO! Titans down by 4 kick things off


Penalty Goal: Titans
Kicked by Ashley Taylor.

Ash Taylor hits the conversion with the right amount of fade and the Titans head into the break trailing 10-6

Roosters lead Roosters 10 - 6 Titans

PENALTY TITANS: The Titans last tackle play goes astray but Henry Perenara brings it back for a penalty for the Roosters being offside


Lachlan Lam coughs up possession down on his own 20 and Titans have 30 seconds to add a second try


PRESSURE OFF - The Titans mount the pressure but a wayward pass from Peats is to nobody and Nat Butcher swoops


In fact it was a 20m restart because on technicalities of the ball hitting a player who was already out and things like that


The Titans stand and watch the ball hoping it will go dead but James Tedesco hits it back in and forces a dropout


PENALTY ROOSTERS: High contact on James Tedesco is penalised with Peats giving away the penalty letting off the pressure


Joseph Manu puts Matt Ikuvalu over in the corner but the touch judge tips referee Perenara into a forward pass prior


AJ Brimson chases through a good kick from Ash Taylor but some good contact from Sitili Tupouniua knocks the ball free


PENALTY TITANS: Mitch Aubusson infringes by being inside the 10 and Henry Perenara penalises him


BUNKER: Phillip Sami had a try almost at his begging but somehow Joseph Manu from the opposite side of the field holds him up


SET RESTART - Titans get their third set restart of the game as the Roosters infringe down their own end


The Roosters run the ball down the right again on the last but this time Manu is tackled


Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Kyle Flanagan.

Kyle Flanagan from the eastern touchline has sun and and a light tower to contend with in his view but still converts from out wide

Roosters lead Roosters 10 - 4 Titans

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

Aubo gets over in the corner where Brian Kelly would've been, a quick PTB and Friend went blind side to Tedesco who pushed an iffy pass to Aubusson for the try.

Roosters lead Roosters 8 - 4 Titans

Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Kyle Flanagan.

Kyle Flanagan converts the penalty goal to level the scores up

Tied up at Roosters 4 - 4 Titans

PENALTY ROOSTERS: Brian Kelly is off to the sin bin for taking out Joseph Manu without the ball


Jamal Fogarty has a few issues with the low bouncing kick from Flanagan and the Roosters are attacking again


Conversion: Titans
Attempted by Ashley Taylor.

Ash Taylor's conversion stays to the left of the uprights and is waved away

Titans lead Roosters 2 - 4 Titans

Try: Titans
Scored by Anthony Don. Kick to come.

Anthony Don opens the scoring as Titans shift left and Dale Copley gets a kick away and Don gets to it first

Titans lead Roosters 2 - 4 Titans

IN TOUCH - Roosters look to go right through Matt Ikuvalu but gets driven into touch


CHALLENGE UNSUCCESSFUL - Anthony Don ruled to have been a loose carry as he tries to play it


CAPTAINS CHALLENGE - Anthony Don ruled to have lost the ball by Henry Perenara but Titans are challenging


Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Kyle Flanagan.

Kyle Flanagan has no issues from right in front converting the penalty goal

Roosters lead Roosters 2 - 0 Titans

PENALTY ROOSTERS: Titans could've had a try down the other end before conceding an offside penalty


NO TRY - Brian Kelly gets an offload away and puts Ash Taylor away who found Fogarty to score but the bunker rules that Kelly was held prior to getting the offload away


AJ Brimson under pressure early as Flanagan goes high with the kick but Brimson takes it

Titans get through their first set of six and the Roosters work it up towards halfway in reply

GAME ON! Henry Perenara gets the thumbs up and calls time on at the SCG - Titans using the ball first defending the Paddington end

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Henry Perenara

Touch Judges: Kasey Badger, Drew Oultram

Video Referee: Jared Maxwell, Ben Lowe

Tries: Joseph Manu, Mitchell Aubusson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Kyle Flanagan (2/2)
Penalty Goals: Kyle Flanagan (3/4)

Tries: Anthony Don, Phillip Sami
Field Goals:
Conversions: Ashley Taylor (1/2)
Penalty Goals: Ashley Taylor (1/1)