The Raiders hang on!
SCRUM RAIDERS - Radley with a short ball to Cordner and he drops it at the line.
SCRUM ROOSTERS - Austin grubbers the ball into touch 24m shy of the Roosters line. 111 seconds left.
Mitchell grubbers for himself but Rapana bravely cleans up the loose ball.
Another bomb to the left corner, this time Tedesco takes it in the aerial contest, but he drops it as he hits the ground.
SCRUM RAIDERS - Manu tries to run around the defence, but Soliola tackles him around the legs and into touch.
DROP OUT RAIDERS - A grubber from Friend very nearly finds Tedesco. Leilua cleaned it up but Matterson forced him back in-goal
SCRUM ROOSTERS - From the restart Havili drops the pass cold coming off his own line.
Williams slots the penalty goal and the Raiders take the lead back.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters off their line too quickly. Raiders will take a shoit at the penalty goal from 38 metres out and just to the left of centre.
DROP OUT ROOSTERS - Ferguson cleans up the grubber but is taken over the dead ball line.
SCRUM RAIDERS - Matterson busts a tackle then loses the ball in a tackle by Tapine.
Mitchell converts the try
Radley changes direction as he steams towards the line and then reaches out to plant the ball on the line next to the padding to score a great solo try.
PENALTY ROOSTERS - four in a row in less than a minute!
PENALTY ROOSTERS - Holding on too long.
PENALTY ROOSTERS - times two! Raiders holding down and then marched ten for dissent. Roosters on the Raiders line.
Abbey has come off to get an HIA.
Cronk kicks again to the left corner. THis time Tupou bats it back, but a bit too strongly and Leilua cleans up and runs 10m before being tackled 25m from his own line.
DROP OUT RAIDERS - Friend grubbers and Cotric takes it dead.
PENALTY ROOSTERS - And to compound matters, the Raiders give away a penalty.
Austin kicked on the first tackle and Manu cleaned up easily. Crazy.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Mitchell with a HUGE hit on Abbey and everyone has a cuddle. Mitchell ruled to have tackled high.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters offside. Raiders get a piggy back up to halfway.
DROP OUT RAIDERS - Cronk with a kick and Rapana takes it superbly despite the attempts of Mitchell and Tupou flying through.
Austin grubbered and Ferguson casually let it go dead, but out of nowhere Soliola came through and very nearly scored, but knocked on slightly in the process.
Mitchell converts from out wide.
Tedesco dummies to Mitchell and then hits the lead runner Corder and he runs into a huge gap to score on the left side.
PENALTY ROOSTERS - Raiders offside. Roosters will start their set 30m from the Raiders line.
Mitchell gets us back underway.
The rain has stopped, the sun is shining and the Raiders lead 12-0.
PENALTY ROOSTERS - Raiders holding on too long.
Williams from just to the right of centre, nails another goal.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Cordner with an accidental lifting tackle. Raiders going for another penalty goal.
Raiders run it on the last and Leilua is tackled cms short of the line. Ferguson then lost the ball in the first tackle after the changeover.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters offside. Raiders find touch just past halfway
Matterson makes a break close to the line on the right side and throws a ball to Aubusson who cannot hang onto the ball and a certain try goes begging.
DROP OUT RAIDERS - ANother kick for Tupou and this time it is swatted dead by Rapana
Williams slots another penalty goal.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters off their line too quickly.. Raiders will take a shot at goal.
DROP OUT ROOSTERS - Another great chip into the Roosters left corner by Austin and Tedesco cleans up before getting cleaned up and forced back in-goal.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Obstruction by Cordner, who runs in front of Cronk.
DROP OUT RAIDERS - Rapana out jumps Tupou, but cannot hang on to it. Tapine comes across and cleans up inside the Raiders in-goal.
DROP OUT RAIDERS
Roosters right on the attack, Cronk goes to the line and then kicks high for Ferguson, but Cotric is equal to the task and takes a splendid catch.
PENALTY ROOSTERS - Raiders offside. Roosters will waltz up to near halfway.
Williams lines up the penalty goal and nails it as the rain starts to come down.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Cordner tackles a Raiders player without the ball.
Williams nails the sideline conversion.
Three tackles after the drop out and the Raiders swint the ball to the right side, where a brilliant cut-out pass by Abbey puts Rapana over in the wing untouched.
Austin chips over the defensive line and Ferguson oddly bats it dead instead of catching it. Drop out Roosters.
PENALTY RAIDERS - This time they are on the Roosters line and take the tap.
PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters off their line too quickly. Raiders will get a full set starting 40m from the Roosters line
SCRUM ROOSTERS - Raiders put up a high ball but Rapana knocks it forward into Manu while contesting the ball.
Raiders kick off at a chilly GIO Stadium
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Henry Perenara, Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
Touch Judges: Brett Suttor, Tim Roby
Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea
CANBERRA RAIDERS (14)
Tries: Jordan Rapana
Conversions: Sam Williams (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Sam Williams (4/4)
SYDNEY ROOSTERS (12)
Tries: Boyd Cordner, Victor Radley
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (2/2)