Full Time
11:30am Sat October 3, 2020
Round 1 - GIO Stadium Canberra

FULL TIME @ GIO Stadium and it's an upset 18-4 victory for the Sydney Roosters


Roosters show-off as the they kick straight from the scrum and it's a great play only for Brydie Parker to knock-on trying to pick it up


Bounce of the ball favouring the Roosters again but can't turn it into anything as the Dragons come away with it


Conversion: Roosters
Attempted by Zahara Temara.

Not a bad strike from Temara but it goes across the face of the posts and Temara has her first miss

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 4 Dragons

Try: Roosters
Scored by Corban McGregor. Kick to come.

Corban McGregor gets over in the right corner after the play all started with a beautiful run off an inside ball to Sarah Togatuki to get through before Charlotte Caslick keeps the ball alive and finds McGregor

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 4 Dragons

Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Zahara Temara.

Zahara Temara only had 3 goals in her NRLW career before today and she's doubled her success rate with a penalty goal from right in front

Roosters lead Roosters 14 - 4 Dragons

SUCCESSFUL CHALLENGE: Steve Clark in the bunker rules the ball was stripped out by Shaylee Bent


CAPTAINS CHALLENGE: Roosters challenging the knock-on call


Filomina Hanisi loses the ball trying to get up and play it


Dragons try to attack left but the final pass finds the touch judge only


PENALTY DRAGONS: Dragons have crossed for a try but referee Kennedy wasn't happy with the ruck and penalised the Roosters


Nothing going right for the Dragons as they lose another player to a HIA as Apps leaves the field


Shakiah Tungai coming from the field for a HIA after hitting her head on the ground trying to dive for Parker


WHAT A PASSAGE OF PLAY - Steph Hancock out of nowhere sends a torpedo kick down and forces Brydie Parker to work it off her own dead ball line and despite a desperate chase gets out of the ingoal


Strapped up and good to go for now is Jess Sergis as the Dragons finally get over the 20


Massive concern for Jess Sergis as she is down in pain after getting her ankle caught


PENALTY ROOSTERS: Discipline isn't the Dragons strong point today conceding their 4th penalty


Jess Sergis makes a magic pick up but stumbles and is brought down 15m out from the Roosters line


HT at GIO Stadium and the Roosters have a somewhat surprising 12-4 lead over the Dragons


BUNKER: Quincy Dodd has crossed from dummy half but referee Kennedy wants to confirm whether the markers were obstructed


Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Zahara Temara.

Zahara Temara adds her second goal of the afternoon from next to the right upright

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 4 Dragons

Try: Roosters
Scored by Quincy Dodd. Kick to come.

Quincy Dodd gets the green lights after no obstruction ruled

Roosters lead Roosters 10 - 4 Dragons

PENALTY ROOSTERS: Slow ruck ruled by referee Liam Kennedy as the Roosters make their way inside the Dragons 20


Some concern with Keeley Davis down after copping a head clash - Davis up but going from the field for a HIA


PENALTY ROOSTERS: Charlotte Caslick puts her first mark on the game as she breaks from dummy half and then the Dragons get penalised for a high tackle with a second effort.


Nita Maynard's service out of dummy half has a few iffy moments as she passes forward to Hannah Southwell


Referee Liam Kennedy calls play on 4 times as everyone waits for the knock on call and eventually Sergis knocks on trying to pick it up


END TO END - Not through the hands but with kick-off errors; Dragons let the ball bounce and it goes into touch giving the Roosters another attacking set


Conversion: Dragons
Attempted by Shakiah Tungai.

Shakiah Tungai's conversion goes across the face of the posts

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 4 Dragons

Try: Dragons
Scored by Tiana Penitani. Kick to come.

Tiana Penitani cross in the corner after Sam Bremner sees the Roosters right defence jams in and leaves Penitani unmarked on the outside

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 4 Dragons

Zahara Temara loses another ball after poor service from Maynard at dummy-half


Shakiah Tungai loses the ball in a good tackle


Zahara Temara tries to take the kick-off above her head and puts it down 15m out from her own line gives the Dragons an attacking set


Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Zahara Temara.

Zahara Temara has the shot from right in front and has no issues converting

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 0 Dragons

Try: Roosters
Scored by Nita Maynard. Kick to come.

Straight out of dummy half goes Nita Maynard as the gap opens up under the posts easily for the Roosters no. 9

Roosters lead Roosters 4 - 0 Dragons

PENALTY ROOSTERS: First penalty goes to the Roosters with some high contact ruled by referee Kennedy

NRLW season 3 is GO! Liam Kennedy calls time on and the Dragons use the ball first

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Liam Kennedy

Touch Judges: Jon Stone, Drew Oultram

Video Referee: Steve Clark

Tries: Nita Maynard, Quincy Dodd, Corban McGregor
Field Goals:
Conversions: Zahara Temara (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Zahara Temara (1/1)

Tries: Tiana Penitani
Field Goals:
Conversions: Shakiah Tungai (0/1)
Penalty Goals: