Sport Roosters forwards power way to NRL victory

14:06  06 april  2018
14:06  06 april  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Sydney Roosters ' forwards dominated Cronulla's representative pack to lay the platform for a 28-10 NRL victory on Friday night. Comprehensively beaten by the Warriors big men last week and criticised early in the year, the

Melbourne basted the Warriors off AAMI Park in a 50-10 victory , delivering a statement that they wouldn’t be handing over their title without a fight. The loss will only fuel questions about the Roosters ’ attack, with Cronk and James Tedesco failing to fire. Topics. NRL .

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with Boyd Cordner of the Roosters in the rooms after the Round 5 NRL match between the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Sydney Roosters at Southern Cross Group Stadium in Sydney© AAP Image/Craig Golding Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with Boyd Cordner of the Roosters in the rooms after the Round 5 NRL match between the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Sydney Roosters at Southern Cross Group Stadium in Sydney Sydney Roosters' forwards have dominated Cronulla's representative pack to lay the platform for a 28-10 NRL victory on Friday night.

Comprehensively beaten by the Warriors big men last week, the Tri-colours bounced back to nullify the impact of the Sharks' forwards at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

Cooper Cronk and Luke Keary kicked twice for tries, leaving a James Tedesco show-and-go in the second-half as the only try that didn't come off the boot.

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Roosters v Wests Tigers: Matterson out, Grant to start for Tigers. Author. NRL .com. Timestamp. The Roosters stumbled their way through the first half last week against the Titans before catching fire in the second half with 28 unanswered points for a 34-14 victory .

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But the stars of the night were the Roosters' pack, who gave Cronk and halves partner Keary the field position to be at their clinical best.

Ryan Matterson of the Roosters scores during the Round 5 NRL match between the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Sydney Roosters at Southern Cross Group Stadium in Sydney© AAP Image/Craig Golding Ryan Matterson of the Roosters scores during the Round 5 NRL match between the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the Sydney Roosters at Southern Cross Group Stadium in Sydney Sio Siua Taukeiaho and Boyd Cordner both topped 145m, nullifying the output of Paul Gallen and Andrew Fifita who rallied late.

After Cronk got the Roosters moving with a kick for Ryan Matterson in the 20th minute to score, he landed the knockout blow before the break when he again booted the ball across field for the second-rower.

Keary also contributed with a grubber for Joesph Manu midway through the opening half, setting up the 18-6 half-time lead before Tedesco crossed after the break.

The five-eighth then finished the job with another perfectly placed for winger Reece Robinson on full-time.

Cronulla's loss was soured by a serious head knock to bench hooker James Segeyaro after he collided with Cronk's knee while trying to charge down a kick.

Matt Moylan was easily the Sharks' best in the first half after he was shifted to fullback for the injured Josh Dugan, while Valentine Holmes crossed twice on the right wing.

Moylan is the third fullback the Sharks have used in five matches.

He set up three line breaks and had one of his own before the break, and also threw a cut-out ball for Holmes' first try.

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