Full Time
80:00
5:40pm Sat September 11, 2021
Finals Week 1 - Queensland Country Bank Stadium - Crowd: 15237
80min

Next play with seconds left, Titans quickly spread the ball right to Fifita who almost scores, but gets a flick pass out the back, but Thompson over ran it by a metre and the pass went behind him and into touch, with the tryline wide open and only a metre in front of him. Full time.

79min

Fermor makes a break and runs down the left wing, links with Sami who gets tackled.

78min

Strip by the Titans, Roosters get the ball back on halfway. 6 again.

77min

Field Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Sam Walker.

Walker from in front kicks the field goal.

Roosters lead Roosters 25 - 24 Titans
77min

What an excitingly underwhelming finish to the game.

76min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Kelly with a dropped ball. These sides are playing like bottom 8 sides at the moment.

76min

Roosters starting to show a little bit of panic, blow another chance with a poor option on the last tackle.

75min

Field Goal: Titans
Attempted by Tyrone Peachey.

Peachey very nearly kicks a field goal, just misses to the right

Tied up at Roosters 24 - 24 Titans
74min

Liu knocks on 2 tackles later, 10m from the Titans line.

73min

Field Goal: Roosters
Attempted by Sam Walker.

Walker attempts a field goal bnut it's charged down. Roosters get the ball back and a fresh set

Tied up at Roosters 24 - 24 Titans
71min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Fifita with a stupid pressure pass to Thompson who had no chance of catching it. He knocks it on.

70min

Conversion: Titans
Kicked by Jamal Fogarty.

Fogarty converts to level the scores.

Tied up at Roosters 24 - 24 Titans
69min

Try: Titans
Scored by Jarrod Wallace. Kick to come.

Ikuvalu taking the the first hit up off his own line and he drops an easy pass, which Wallace cleans up and then dives over the line to score.

Roosters lead Roosters 24 - 22 Titans
69min

SCRUM TITANS - Radley forward pass to Tedesco who knocks on.

62min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Adam Keighran.

Keighran from wide on the right side nails the conversion.

Roosters lead Roosters 24 - 18 Titans
60min

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

The Roosters showing off some great hands. Tedesco held in a tackled offloads to Ikuvalu who quickly fires a no long ball to Morris outside him, who steps inside the cover defence to score a great try.

Roosters lead Roosters 22 - 18 Titans
59min

Liu with a chip and chase 10m from the Titans line forces Campbell to take it dead. Titans drop out.

55min

Conversion: Titans
Kicked by Jamal Fogarty.

Fogarty converts the try

Tied up at Roosters 18 - 18 Titans
54min

Try: Titans
Scored by Brian Kelly. Kick to come.

Kelly taking a hit up after receiving an offload and the Roosters defence does not commit to a strong tackle. He brushes off Crichton and Liu and then runs 25 metres to score under the posts.

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 16 Titans
53min

PENALTY TITANS - Lam steps and breaks the line, but the referee calls his 349857234857982345789024th penalty for obstruction.

53min

SET RESTART ROOSTERS

52min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Fifita milking harder than a dairy.

51min

PENALTY TITANS - They find touch on halfway

51min

Tedesco gets a flick pass while tackled, which bounces into the waiting arms of Ikuvalu who dives over to score. The bunker though calls shepherd by Tedesco.

47min

Conversion: Titans
Kicked by Jamal Fogarty.

Fogarty converts from in front.

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 12 Titans
46min

Try: Titans
Scored by Tino Fa'asuamaleaui. Kick to come.

Fogarty kicks high towards the posts where Herbert knocks it backwards where it bounces nicely for Tino Fa'asuamaleaui who regathers and scores under the posts

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 10 Titans
42min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Adam Keighran.

Keighran from the left sideline curls it through

Roosters lead Roosters 18 - 6 Titans
41min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Daniel Tupou. Kick to come.

Tedesco with a brilliant tap on along to Tupou who scores in the corner. Brilliant

Roosters lead Roosters 16 - 6 Titans
40min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - second tackle of the second half and Tino loses the ball. Titans challenge and fail.

40min

back underway

40min

Conversion: Titans
Attempted by Jamal Fogarty.

Fogarty from the left sideline just misses the extras

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 6 Titans
40min

Try: Titans
Scored by Beau Fermor. Kick to come.

Peachey on the left side with a wobbly grubber that evades Ikuvalu and sits up in the Roosters in goal for Fermor to dive on and plant for a try,

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 6 Titans
39min

STAT: Tedesco score 200 points for the Wests Tigers in 90 games and currently has 198 points for the Sydney Roosters in his 89th game for the club.

38min

SCRUM TITANS - Egan Butcher with a knock on near halfway

37min

Kelly coming off with a bloodied towel.

36min

PENALTY TITANS - Kelly drops the ball in a strong tackle. His face hit Verrills square on the shoulder

33min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Adam Keighran.

Keighran from right in front adds the extras

Roosters lead Roosters 12 - 2 Titans
31min

Titans shift the ball right to Fifita as the trailing runner, who runs behind Herbert briefly, but then gets around Keighran before crashing over the line to score. The try is disallowed for obstruction.

31min

Try: Roosters
Scored by James Tedesco. Kick to come.

From the penalty, Radley steps at the line to slip through before getting an offload away to Tedesco who scores under the posts.

Roosters lead Roosters 10 - 2 Titans
31min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Proctor with a high tackle.

29min

Roosters on the back foot big time. Titans force a drop out.

28min

Wallace produces another impression, this time of Todd Byrne, as he takes an intercept and lumbers upfield before being tackled.. Brilliant stuff. 4 stars.

25min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Wallace produces his Paul Gallen impression by being at first receiver, inside the opposition's 20m and he drops the ball early in the set. Very good performance, 4.5 stars.

25min

SET RESTART TITANS - 1om from the Roosters line

25min

SCRUM TITANS - Ikuvalu drops the ball on the second tackle after the restart.

25min

Conversion: Roosters
Attempted by Adam Keighran.

Keighran from the right sideline fails to convert

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 2 Titans
23min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Matt Ikuvalu. Kick to come.

Roosters send the ball right to Tedesco who holds the ball up, drawing the defender in and then passing to Morris who gets it quickly along to Ikuvalu who dives over in the corner.

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 2 Titans
22min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Play stopped. Victor is cranky. Wallace kinda trips Tedesco who is looking at a kicked ball in the air and chasing it. Victor and Teddy get a bit shirty.

20min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Morris takes a tough catch in his own ingoal and is tackled mid-air.

19min

Ikuvalu has a shoe injury, Trainer is taping them up for him.

18min

SCRUM TITANS - Radley drops a tough ball.

16min

Tino put up a huge bomb.

16min

SCRUM TITANS - Radley with a forward pass to JWH. The call was so late, it must've been received via Australia Post

14min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Titans on the attack but Rein's pass from dummy half goes forward.

13min

Penalty Goal: Titans
Kicked by Jamal Fogarty.

Fogarty adds a penalty goal.

Tied up at Roosters 2 - 2 Titans
11min

PENALTY TITANS - Josh Morris penalised for Escorting. Roosters challenge. They fail.

10min

Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Adam Keighran.

Keighran kicks a penalty goal

Roosters lead Roosters 2 - 0 Titans
10min

Peachey with the professional foul on Radley gets binned for ten minutes.

10min

Tedesco grubbers and Radley tries to ragather in the Titans ingoal, but he is tackled from behind by Peachey without the ball. Bunker have ruled out a penalty try.

7min

Turnover bu Sitili Tupouniua as he drops an offload from Lam, which was a bit low.

7min

Roosters working hard through the middle.

3min

SET RESTART TITANS

1min

Roosters end their set by kicking the ball dead and giving the Titans a 7 tackle set

Titans kick off

Its been 11 years and 1 day since the Titans won their only ever finals game - a 28-16 win over the Warriors in 2010

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Adam Gee

Touch Judges: Liam Kennedy, Chris Butler

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (25)
Tries: Matt Ikuvalu, James Tedesco, Daniel Tupou, Josh Morris
Field Goals: Sam Walker (1/2)
Conversions: Adam Keighran (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Adam Keighran (1/1)

GOLD COAST TITANS (24)
Tries: Beau Fermor, Tino Fa'asuamaleaui, Brian Kelly, Jarrod Wallace
Field Goals: Tyrone Peachey (0/1)
Conversions: Jamal Fogarty (3/4)
Penalty Goals: Jamal Fogarty (1/1)