Full Time
80:00
4:10pm Sun August 19, 2018
Round 23 - GIO Stadium Canberra - Crowd: 10594
80min

The Raiders hang on!

79min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Radley with a short ball to Cordner and he drops it at the line.

78min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - Austin grubbers the ball into touch 24m shy of the Roosters line. 111 seconds left.

78min

Mitchell grubbers for himself but Rapana bravely cleans up the loose ball.

76min

Another bomb to the left corner, this time Tedesco takes it in the aerial contest, but he drops it as he hits the ground.

73min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Manu tries to run around the defence, but Soliola tackles him around the legs and into touch.

72min

DROP OUT RAIDERS - A grubber from Friend very nearly finds Tedesco. Leilua cleaned it up but Matterson forced him back in-goal

71min

SCRUM ROOSTERS - From the restart Havili drops the pass cold coming off his own line.

70min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Sam Williams.

Williams slots the penalty goal and the Raiders take the lead back.

Raiders lead Raiders 14 - 12 Roosters
68min

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.

65min

DROP OUT ROOSTERS - Ferguson cleans up the grubber but is taken over the dead ball line.

63min

SCRUM RAIDERS - Matterson busts a tackle then loses the ball in a tackle by Tapine.

61min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell converts the try

Tied up at Raiders 12 - 12 Roosters
60min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Victor Radley. Kick to come.

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.

Raiders lead Raiders 12 - 10 Roosters
60min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - four in a row in less than a minute!

59min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Holding on too long.

58min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - times two! Raiders holding down and then marched ten for dissent. Roosters on the Raiders line.

57min

Abbey has come off to get an HIA.

56min

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.

54min

DROP OUT RAIDERS - Friend grubbers and Cotric takes it dead.

52min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - And to compound matters, the Raiders give away a penalty.

52min

Austin kicked on the first tackle and Manu cleaned up easily. Crazy.

52min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Mitchell with a HUGE hit on Abbey and everyone has a cuddle. Mitchell ruled to have tackled high.

51min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters offside. Raiders get a piggy back up to halfway.

48min

DROP OUT RAIDERS - Cronk with a kick and Rapana takes it superbly despite the attempts of Mitchell and Tupou flying through.

47min

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.

44min

Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Mitchell converts from out wide.

Raiders lead Raiders 12 - 6 Roosters
43min

Try: Roosters
Scored by Boyd Cordner. Kick to come.

Tedesco dummies to Mitchell and then hits the lead runner Corder and he runs into a huge gap to score on the left side.

Raiders lead Raiders 12 - 4 Roosters
42min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Raiders offside. Roosters will start their set 30m from the Raiders line.

40min

Mitchell gets us back underway.

40min

The rain has stopped, the sun is shining and the Raiders lead 12-0.

39min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Raiders holding on too long.

37min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Sam Williams.

Williams from just to the right of centre, nails another goal.

Raiders lead Raiders 12 - 0 Roosters
37min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Cordner with an accidental lifting tackle. Raiders going for another penalty goal.

36min

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.

35min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters offside. Raiders find touch just past halfway

34min

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.

33min

DROP OUT RAIDERS - ANother kick for Tupou and this time it is swatted dead by Rapana

30min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Sam Williams.

Williams slots another penalty goal.

Raiders lead Raiders 10 - 0 Roosters
29min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters off their line too quickly.. Raiders will take a shot at goal.

28min

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.

27min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Obstruction by Cordner, who runs in front of Cronk.

25min

DROP OUT RAIDERS - Rapana out jumps Tupou, but cannot hang on to it. Tapine comes across and cleans up inside the Raiders in-goal.

24min

DROP OUT RAIDERS

22min

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.

19min

PENALTY ROOSTERS - Raiders offside. Roosters will waltz up to near halfway.

16min

Penalty Goal: Raiders
Kicked by Sam Williams.

Williams lines up the penalty goal and nails it as the rain starts to come down.

Raiders lead Raiders 8 - 0 Roosters
15min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Cordner tackles a Raiders player without the ball.

11min

Conversion: Raiders
Kicked by Sam Williams.

Williams nails the sideline conversion.

Raiders lead Raiders 6 - 0 Roosters
9min

Try: Raiders
Scored by Jordan Rapana. Kick to come.

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.

Raiders lead Raiders 4 - 0 Roosters
8min

Austin chips over the defensive line and Ferguson oddly bats it dead instead of catching it. Drop out Roosters.

7min

PENALTY RAIDERS - This time they are on the Roosters line and take the tap.

5min

PENALTY RAIDERS - Roosters off their line too quickly. Raiders will get a full set starting 40m from the Roosters line

3min

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
Field Goals:
Conversions: Sam Williams (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Sam Williams (4/4)

SYDNEY ROOSTERS (12)
Tries: Boyd Cordner, Victor Radley
Field Goals:
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (2/2)
Penalty Goals: