Full Time
7:30pm Sat August 25, 2018
Round 24 - Allianz Stadium - Crowd: 13263

FULL TIME at the SFS and the Brisbane Broncos have secured their finals spot with an impressive 22-8 win over the Sydney Roosters


What on earth? The Broncos kick off the scrum... the Roosters kick on play two.... Boyd reads it and takes it one-handed then gives the ball to the feet of the touch judge


The Broncos kill the clock again with a kick for touch before the Roosters lose it


Joey Manu called for a knock on in the play the ball although replays shows it looks a touch harsh


PENALTY ROOSTERS: Oates loses a high ball then the Broncos stick around the ruck too long and give away the penalty


Latrell Mitchell kicks down the sideline as he makes a burst - ball stays in but the Touchie's flag is up after Latrell left the field of play and didn't come back in before putting a second kick on it


Cooper Cronk kicks across field and Daniel Tupou tries to tap it back but it goes into the corner post and the Broncos get a 20m tap.


Anthony Milford kicks long and it looks like it's going dead but it takes a right handed bounce and sits in the ingoal and Blake Ferguson kicks it dead in frustruation


NO TRY: Joseph Manu takes on 5 players and gets to the corner and claims a try... refs say NO TRY and that's the call from the bunker


PENALTY ROOSTERS: Cooper Cronk taken high and Roosters go quickly off the tap


Penalty Goal: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Jamayne Isaako kicks the penalty goal from out wide and pushes the lead out to 14

Broncos lead Roosters 8 - 22 Broncos

Latrell Mitchell has 10 minutes in the sin bin - Latrell Mitchell was 30m downfield out of play on the previous play the ball and then made a tackle with never getting to the try line


PENALTY ROOSTERS: Roosters jammed on their own line and they get a penalty after the Broncos tacklers slip high


BUNKER: This a close one.... James Tedesco claims a try... referees don't think he grounded the ball and the bunker rules a knock on


Off to the bunker as Milford kicks in behind for Kahu - The referees full no try live on field just to confirm the restart


Cooper Cronk kicks from his own 30m line for a 40/20 and it's on the full so the Broncos get the ball in perfect attacking position


The Roosters again make big metres in their set but the Broncos survive Cronk's attacking kick.


Plenty of arm-grabbing in this set from the Broncos in some poor defence but the last tackle option from the Roosters gives up field position as Darius Boyd picks it up and tuns 30


Milford kicks from isndie his 40m zone but Blake Ferguson takes it on the full.


Back Underway in the second half at the SFS - The Roosters using the ball first and trailing by 20-8


Field Goal: Broncos
Attempted by Anthony Milford.

Anthony Milford takes a shot at field goal but slips over as he hits it and it's not in the same postcode

Broncos lead Roosters 8 - 20 Broncos

Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako slots the conversion from close range

Broncos lead Roosters 8 - 20 Broncos

Try: Broncos
Scored by Kodi Nikorima. Kick to come.

What on earth happened there? Tedesco looked set under the high ball before Daniel Tupou flies in and tries to catch it and puts it down; Nikorima picks it up and strolls through

Broncos lead Roosters 8 - 18 Broncos

Penalty Goal: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Jamayne Isaako slots the penalty goal and pushes the Broncos back tout to the 6 point lead.

Broncos lead Roosters 8 - 14 Broncos

PENALTY BRONCOS: The Roosters are slow away from the ruck and Gerard Sutton blows a penalty against the Roosters and yet again Isaako will shoot for the two from a similar spot to his first


A really good kick from Nikorima that traps James Tedesco in goal


James Tedesco flies high and gets a good take on the high kick but can't hold on to it and the Broncos get the ball back with a handover on their own 10


Keary kicks straight into touch to try and kill some time off the clock


Conversion: Broncos
Attempted by Jamayne Isaako.

Isaako misses the conversion of his own try from the sideline

Broncos lead Roosters 8 - 12 Broncos

Try: Broncos
Scored by Jamayne Isaako. Kick to come.

The Broncos spread the ball wide and Isaako turns on the footwork and gets the ball down in the corner

Broncos lead Roosters 8 - 12 Broncos

Dylan Napa gets put on report and is off to the sin bin for the dangerous contact. There was some talk about a send off but McCullough slipping played a part in the contact


Major concern for Andrew McCullough as he is still down; The Broncos hooker will go off in a neck brace and stretcher.


Three big hits from the Roosters but the last one has seen Dylan Napa take Andrew McCullough


Jake Friend kicks back inside the middle but none of the Roosters chasers knew it was on


Penalty Goal: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell locks things up with the penalty goal

Tied up at Roosters 8 - 8 Broncos

PENALTY ROOSTERS: The Broncos ruled to be slow in the ruck after a tip in the pocket spot by Gerard Sutton and the Roosters will take the two


Now it's the Broncos turn to lose the ball in their set after points


Conversion: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Jamayne Isaako converts the try from close range and puts the Broncos back in front.

Broncos lead Roosters 6 - 8 Broncos

Try: Broncos
Scored by Corey Oates. Kick to come.

Nothing happening as Darius Boyd goes across field and the Roosters hold off before Boyd turns it inside to Oates who goes through some poor defence and gets the ball down/

Tied up at Roosters 6 - 6 Broncos

Poor ball security after points puts the Roosters under pressure


Conversion: Roosters
Kicked by Latrell Mitchell.

Latrell Mitchell strikes the conversion perfectly from the Eastern touchline and the touch judges are unmoved as they put their flags up

Roosters lead Roosters 6 - 2 Broncos

Try: Roosters
Scored by Blake Ferguson. Kick to come.

A great little kick from Luke Keary in behind the line and Blake Ferguson tiptoes the sideline and gets the ball down just inside the corner post

Roosters lead Roosters 4 - 2 Broncos

BUNKER: "We have a try, confirming touchline and grounding" the words of Gerard Sutton as we take a look at a potential Blake Ferguson try.


PENALTY ROOSTERS: The Broncos get two big hits on but the second one comes from Matt Lodge who is ruled to have been offside


PENALTY ROOSTERS: The Broncos get two big hits on but the second one comes from Matt Lodge who is ruled to have been offside


A good kick from Cronk is tapped back by Tedesco and ends up with Dylan Napa who puts in a decent enough kick but the bounce goes the wrong way for Joey Manu


The Broncos struggle to get out of their own end but a good run from James Roberts gets the Broncos out of trouble.


Roosters make good metres following the kick found Blake Ferguson on the full


Penalty Goal: Broncos
Kicked by Jamayne Isaako.

Touch Judges unmoved as Isaako pilots the ball through the posts for the early lead

Broncos lead Roosters 0 - 2 Broncos

PENALTY BRONCOS: The Roosters stick around in the ruck for too long and Gerard Sutton blows the penalty; As customary the Broncos will take the shot for goal from 32m out and about 5 to the left of the posts


A good run out of dummy half from Daniel Tupou but he undoes the good work with a loose carry and drops the ball.


This clash is the final Regular season game to be played at the SFS with it to be demolished and renovated over the next few seasons

We're underway at Allianz Stadium - The Broncos take the first use of the ball defending the Northern Paddington end of the SFS.

The Broncos head out to Allianz Stadium; A win will make their already secure Finals spot 100% safe; The Roosters follow them out knowing an 18+ win puts them back onto the top of the NRL ladder

Referees & scorers:

Referees: Gerard Sutton, Peter Gough

Touch Judges: Dave Munro, Brett Suttor

Video Referee: Steve Chiddy, Ben Galea

Tries: Blake Ferguson
Field Goals:
Conversions: Latrell Mitchell (1/1)
Penalty Goals: Latrell Mitchell (1/1)

Tries: Jamayne Isaako, Corey Oates, Kodi Nikorima
Field Goals: Anthony Milford (0/1)
Conversions: Jamayne Isaako (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Jamayne Isaako (3/3)