Broncos penalty as the full-time siren rings out in the background.
The Broncos survive a final attacking raid from the Roosters.
Walker misses his first kick of the evening.
Suaallii gets over with Tedesco firing a superb cut-out ball.
Ben Thomas gets on the field for a late cameo.
Tedesco cops a high shot to draw a penalty.
Reynolds adds the extras.
Capewell gets a consolation effort.
Paul Momirovski loses the ball inside the Roosters half.
The Broncos are challenging a knock on ruling from the kick-off.
Walker slots another goal.
Great work from the Clive Churchill Medallist to throw a dummy and split the Broncos defence.
Keary takes on the line and wraps the game up for the home side.
Momirovski picks up a pass from Reynolds - both sides have struggled with the ball in the second half.
Daniel Tupou is ruled to have knocked the ball on in a contest with Selwyn Cobbo.
Drew Hutchison is coming on the field to replace Verrills.
Sam Verrills is down after heavy contact with a Brisbane player.
The Roosters go short with the line drop out but knock the ball on regardless.
Selwyn Cobbo makes a great tackle to trap Daniel Tupou in-goal.
Reynolds reduces the margin to 14 points.
Ezra Mam has passed the ball at least a metre forward, but the try to Oates will stand.
Double knock-on - the Roosters are challenging the initial knock-on.
No Try - Tupou drops the ball over the line.
Daniel Tupou is claiming a try; the bunker is checking the sideline.
Staggs passes the ball forward - the Broncos have been well off their game tonight.
The Broncos survive an audacious last tackle play from the Roosters, involving three kicks, before getting a relieving penalty.
Niu's' kick rolls dead - the Roosters will get another seven tackle set.
The Roosters come up with a forward pass inside their own half.
The Broncos clean up a close shave with the Roosters attacking on the last tackle.
Kotoni Staggs puts in a kick that rolls over the sideline.
The Roosters make an error inside their own half.
Walker goes 4 for 4.
Ezra Mam tried his best to deny Butcher, but the big man was determined to get his second career double.
Butcher crashes over for a double!
Corey Oates makes an error attempting to pull off an intercept.
Adam Reynolds sends his kick dead; the Roosters receive a seven tackle set.
We're back underway...
Ezra Mam is tackled as the halftime siren sounds.
Paul Momirovski loses the ball with the Roosters on the attack.
The Roosters bugger up another play on tackle one - after starting like PVL playing video machines, the Roosters have fallen into a slump.
Victor Radley has been told to leave the field due to bleeding.
Corey Oates loses the ball in a massive hit from Victor Radley.
Kotoni Staggs is penalised for tackling Paul Momirovski in the air while contesting a bomb.
Suaalii is penalised for holding down in the tackle.
Joseph Suaalii belts Ezra Mam with a great shot.
Victor Radley is back on the field and clean up a short kick from Adam Reynolds.
No Try - the Roosters defence have managed to hold Staggs up over the line.
Kotoni Staggs is claiming a try; the referee has sent the play to the bunker as 'No Try'.
Billy Walters is on at dummy half replacing Jake Turpin.
Corey Oates can't hold onto the ball attempting to run onto a trick play.
James Tedesco is penalised for an obstruction close to the Roosters goal line; the Broncos will get a golden opportunity to score again.
Selwyn Cobbo swoops on a misdirected pass to release the pressure on the Broncos.
The Roosters earn a penalty near halfway; the Broncos will need to be careful to avoid another try here.
Selwyn Cobbo spills a bomb backwards but manages to clean up before the Roosters chasers arrive.
Sam Walker overpowers his bomb and Tesi Niu catch in-goal; the Broncos get a seven tackle set.
The Broncos regain possession from the short drop out.
Corey Oates has come up with a shocking error off the kick-off to gift possession back with a line drop out.
Reynolds' kick misses the mark narrowly.
The Broncos strike back with a much-needed try through Corey Oates; good work by Ezra Mam and Kurt Capewell to draw in the defence.
Nat Butcher makes an error; the Broncos get a much-needed reprieve.
Roosters penalty - Keary finds touch 40 metres out from the Broncos line.
Victor Radley is down with a massive gash to the head after colliding heads with Jake Turpin.
Walker maintains his perfect record with the boot.
Crichton charges onto a pass from Luke Keary and the Roosters are tearing the visitors to shreds.
Thomas Flegler has passed his HIA.
Sam Walker puts another short kick in and forces a line drop out.
Kotoni Staggs comes up with an important tackle to deny Momirovski close to the try line.
Six again for the Roosters inside the Broncos half.
Brisbane lose the ball inside the Roosters half.
Sam Walker puts another attacking chip kick in; Tesi Niu allows the ball to roll dead to give the visitors a seven tackle set.
The Roosters are making plenty of metres with each run; the Broncos will need to stiffen up or this contest could be over before it begins.
Walker adds the extras to put the Roosters further ahead.
Butcher is on the spot to capitalise on Walker's brilliant instinctive kick.
Walker puts in a chip and chase...
Walker swings the kick back between the posts - Roosters lead by 6.
Momirovski gets his sixth try of the season with the opening four-pointer of the night.
The Roosters waste no time capitalising with a left-side shift.
No Try - the bunker rules Niu grounded the ball in-goal before losing possession.
Thomas Flegler is off the field with a HIA.
Tesi Niu loses the ball in his in-goal; Sam Walker is claiming a try, but we'll check with the bunker.
Corey Oates catches a bomb on his try line despite pressure from Joseph Suaalii.
Tesi Niu manages to narrowly get to a high ball from Sam Walker at the end of a strong first set from the Roosters.
The Broncos have managed one win from their previous three visits to the Sydney Cricket Ground; the visitors claimed a 34-16 upset over the Roosters last season with recently retired speedster David Mead bagging a hat-trick
The Roosters have won five of their past seven meetings against the Broncos, including a 24-20 victory at Suncorp Stadium earlier this season.
The Broncos have a single positional change with Jake Turpin elevated to starting hooker in a move that sees Billy Walters revert to the interchange.
The Roosters will line up as per program with Ben Thomas coming onto the bench for the first time this season.
Welcome to League Unlimited’s coverage of Round 21 Thursday Night Football between the Sydney Roosters and the Brisbane Broncos from the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Referees & scorers:
Referee: Todd Smith
Touch Judges: Matt Noyen, Chris Sutton
Video Referee: Grant Atkins
SYDNEY ROOSTERS (34)
Tries: Paul Momirovski, Nat Butcher (2), Angus Crichton, Luke Keary, Joseph Suaalii
Conversions: Sam Walker (5/6)
BRISBANE BRONCOS (16)
Tries: Corey Oates (2), Kurt Capewell
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (2/3)