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6:00pm Sat June 13, 2015
Round 14 - Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose - Crowd: 14167
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FULLTIME in a classic encounter across the ditch. The Roosters have left the home fans heartbroken with a stunning second half fightback. Thanks for joining us folks, who said footy is boring during the Origin rounds! Stay tuned for our match report to come shortly!

Sydney Roosters 25-21

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney unsuccessful.

Maloney misses from touch

Sydney Roosters 25-21

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Blake Ferguson. Kick to come.

Ferguson, the comeback kid has won it for the Roosters, crossing in the corner after the Warriors rushed Maloney for a field goal leaving space to run it on the right

Sydney Roosters 25-21

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VIDEO REF possible Roosters try..

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UNSUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Field goal attempt by Roger Tuivasa-Sheck unsuccessful.

RTS misses to the right but Wright has knocked on in goal!

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RTS charges onto a Johnson kick and the Roosters are charging up field

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SUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Field goal attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Johnson levels it up again!

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Warriors try the short kick-off & come up with a scrum feed with Ferguson knocking it forward..

Sydney Roosters 21-20

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SUCCESSFUL FIELD GOAL SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Field goal attempt by James Maloney successful.

Maloney puts his team in front!

Sydney Roosters 21-20

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Penalty Roosters will see them go deep into Warriors territory

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

Maloney from close range levels the contest

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

Maloney shows it before taking the line on and breaking through a tiring Warriors defence

New Zealand Warriors 20-18

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6 more for the Roosters after Maloneys kick is charged down

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Johnson kicks deep but RTS brings it back strong

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Jono Wright playing at fullback, takes a kick from Maloney in a dangerous position

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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A warriors pass bounces into touch and the Roosters have inside the home team's half

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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The Warriors are down to 15 men with Friend & Lisone not returning tonight

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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J. Friend kicks deep and the Warriors bring it back

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Johnson again finds touch 15m out, that was a close thing though with the ball just bounces in the field of play

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Nathan Friend is heading off the field for a concussion test.

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Jake Friend makes an unforced error.

Friend has dropped the pill whilst trying to dive over the line

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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another set coming up for the Roosters after Kata knocks on a Hastings kick

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Taukeiaho makes another bust before the ball is knocked free from the Warriors, 6 more

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Johnson again finds touch 15 out, good game management

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Hastings sends it high but the beast eats up the steeden

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Johnson grubbers it into touch 15m out from the Roosters line

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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Drop ball after Konrad jams in on Willie Manu to force the error

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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N. Friend tries a kick of his own which wasnt so good. Roosters ball

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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J. Friend kicks from dummy half to trap the Warriors deep in their half

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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

Maloney pots it over

New Zealand Warriors 20-14

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or not! Maloney will shoot for two to reduce the deficit to six...

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

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Penalty Roosters, another set in attack coming up...

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

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A drop ball now sees the Rossters on the attack...& a penalty, they'll be deep on the attack now...

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

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Maumolo takes a kick from Maloney & charges it back over his 30

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

Maloney, like an arrow nails the kick

New Zealand Warriors 20-12

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Brendan Elliott. Kick to come.

Elliot takes a spectacular catch above his head before stretching out to score off a Jackson Hastings kick.

New Zealand Warriors 20-10

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VIDEO REF possible Roosters try, ref says try...

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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Taukeiaho with a big run down field

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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Johnson's kick on the last goes nowhere, Roosters ball

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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A drop ball sees the Warriors on the attack again...

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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Townsend kicks deep & the chase is good, trapping RTS inside his 10

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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A surging run from the Beast..

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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Maumalo takes a high ball from Maloney in his own corner

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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Johnson sends one high into the breeze, but Tupou has no troubles with the take

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Johnson sends his team 14 clear

New Zealand Warriors 20-6

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Solomone Kata. Kick to come.

A stunning try from the Warriors after Johnson chose to run the ball on the last, sending Hurrell away down the right. The ball then went through several sets of hands before coming back to Kata on the left to score a double!

New Zealand Warriors 18-6

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VIDEO REF possible Warriors try...

New Zealand Warriors 14-6

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Maloney chips for the corner but it goes straight to Maumolo

New Zealand Warriors 14-6

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RTS struggles back over his 10m line from the kick

New Zealand Warriors 14-6

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Play is back underway & the Warriors have 1st use

New Zealand Warriors 14-6

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HALFTIME at Mt Smart with the boys heading into the sheds for some well deserved oranges. The home team dominated for most of the half, camping themselves in the Roosters half before scoring 3 tries in 10 minutes. The Roosters were able to snag a late try to make a game of it in the 2nd half.

New Zealand Warriors 14-6

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Conversion attempt by James Maloney successful.

Maloney from the sideline, into the breeze kicks a superb conversion

New Zealand Warriors 14-6

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TRY SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Scored by Shaun Kenny-Dowall. Kick to come.

SKD scores after the Warriors fail to clean up a grubber from RTS on the stroke of halftime

New Zealand Warriors 14-4

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VIDEO REF possible Roosters try... checking whether a Warriors play has grounded it 1st

New Zealand Warriors 14-0

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Roosters scrum 45 out from Warriors line

New Zealand Warriors 14-0

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Solomone Kata makes an unforced error.

Kata drops it after making a bumping run down the left.

New Zealand Warriors 14-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Johnson hooks that one to the left

New Zealand Warriors 14-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Manu Vatuvei. Kick to come.

And the flood gates have opened...Big Manu crosses in the corner becoming the 1st player in history to score 10 tries in a year in 10 consecutive seaspns!

New Zealand Warriors 14-0

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Repeat set for the Warriors, Johnson drilled a kick deep with the ball touching RTS' legs before going dead

New Zealand Warriors 10-0

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SUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson successful.

Johnson makes no mistake with that one

New Zealand Warriors 10-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Tuimoala Lolohea. Kick to come.

Back to back from the Warriors. Kata burst through off a Lolohea short ball on halfway, Lolohea backed up to get the spoils

New Zealand Warriors 8-0

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UNSUCCESSFUL CONVERSION NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Conversion attempt by Shaun Johnson unsuccessful.

Johnson from the sideline...misses to the right

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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TRY NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Scored by Solomone Kata. Kick to come.

Finally the Warriors crack their opposition after running it on the last, with Lolohea sending Kata over in the corner

New Zealand Warriors 4-0

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Penalty Warriors - Kane Evans lands a high shot with his shoulder

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Handover for the Warriors after a Hastings ball bounces and the Roosters come up with it. Hurrell cleaned up Maloney with a solid hit though

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The rains getting heavy now at Mt Smart

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Townsend kicks it high to the corner, but Tupou eats it up, as u'd expect...

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Jake Friend makes an unforced error.

An unusual error from Jake Friend passing it forward out of dummy half. Warriors again in the Roosters half

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The Beast can't pick up a ball around his bootlaces with the line open. Roosters scrum 10 out from their line

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NO TRY but another penalty

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VIDEO REF..checking a possible Nathan Friend try

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Maloney gives away another penalty for holding on too long

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six more for the Warriors after a Johnson bomb comes off the Roosters

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PENALTY Warriors, Elliot done for taking Ken Maumalo mid air

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UNFORCED ERROR NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS
Raymond Faitala-Mariner makes an unforced error.

the rookie puts down a short ball from Townsend under pressure. Roosters goal line defence is strong & starting to frustrate the home side

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Johnson grubbers for himself but RTS again cleans it up, the Warriors will get another repeat set though

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
Brendan Elliott makes an unforced error.

Elliot throws a shocker of a forward pass trying to put Tupou in the clear

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This time Johnson chipped for the corner on the last but Tupou cleaned it up. Roosters 20m tap

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Another repeat set forced by Johnson, Thompson nearly dived on the grubber but RTS was there again to clean up

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Warriors take the tap...

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Penalty Warriors and Maloney and Nathan Friend want to get niggly!

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Repeat set for the Warriors with Townsend rolling a grubber into the in-goal

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UNFORCED ERROR SYDNEY ROOSTERS
James Maloney makes an unforced error.

Maloney attempted a high ball but it gos out on the full with a strong breeze here tonight

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Johnson kicks for the corner but RTS is there to bring it back over his own 20

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NO TRY Sam Moa went close to posting 1st points but was ruled to have lost the ball whilst diving over

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VIDEO REF possible Roosters try, ref has signaled no try, checking the grounding..

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Penalty Roosters, Thompson holding on to long. Visitors with the 1st chance to attack..

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RTS fumbles a high kick from Johnson but it goes backwards

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A strong set from the Roosters making 60m and Maloney going high on the last, cleaned up by the home team though

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Were underway at Mt Smart Stadium, with the Roosters getting 1st use of the steeden

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LATE MAIL ROOSTERS - Jared Waerea-Hargreaves didn't travel with the squad and will be replaced by Dylan Napa in the run on side. Suaia Matagi comes onto the bench to make his club debut against his former team mates.

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LATE MAIL WARRIORS - Sam Tomkins has failed to overcome his knee injury and will be replaced by Tuimoala Lolohea at fullback. Jono Wright will come onto the bench.

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Welcome to Leagueunlimited's coverage of an all important Round 14 fixture from across the ditch between the New Zealand Warriors and the Sydney Roosters. Both teams are locked on 14 competition points and will be looking for a win to entrench themselves in the Top 8 and stay in touch with the Top 4.

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Referees & scorers:

Referee: Gavin Badger, Gavin Reynolds

Touch Judges: Steve Carrall, Anthony Elliott

Video Referee: Shayne Hayne, Luke Phillips

NEW ZEALAND WARRIORS (21)
Tries: Solomone Kata (2), Tuimoala Lolohea, Manu Vatuvei
Field Goals: Shaun Johnson (1/1)
Conversions: Shaun Johnson (2/4)
Penalty Goals:

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (25)
Tries: Shaun Kenny-Dowall, James Maloney, Brendan Elliott, Blake Ferguson
Field Goals: James Maloney (1/1), Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (0/1)
Conversions: James Maloney (3/4)
Penalty Goals: James Maloney (1/1)