Sport Roosters go top with win over Rabbitohs

20:07  10 august  2018
20:07  10 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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South Sydney have moved into the NRL 's top eight with a 26-14 win over arch-rivals the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium. South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Sydney Roosters , go into NRL top 8 - www.espn.com.

Player ratings: Rabbitohs v Roosters . Author. Alicia Newton & Margie McDonald. The Roosters came out on top in this crucial round-22 clash which is likely to go a long way to deciding where each team finishes - both teams are considered strong contenders for the 2018 Telstra Premiership title.

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The Sydney Roosters have jumped to the top of the NRL ladder with a gutsy 18-14 win over arch-rivals South Sydney.

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The Roosters proved their premiership credentials on Friday night with a win built on staunch defence as Souths dominated field position but couldn't deliver a killer blow.

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Star recruit Cooper Cronk has guided pre-season premiership favourites Sydney Roosters to the top of the NRL ladder for the first time after defeating South Sydney 18-14 in a gripping The win was the Roosters ' 100th victory over the Rabbitohs since 1908. Roosters go edge-to-edge for fantastic try.

Beaten by their traditional rivals in four of their past five clashes, the Rabbitohs ' big men monstered the Roosters ' pack on Thursday night to put themselves in the top eight. Rabbitohs players during the team's win over the Roosters .

Both sides suffered casualties, with Souths fullback Alex Johnson leaving the field after two-and-a-half minutes with a hamstring injury in front of 26,331 fans at ANZ Stadium.

While his Roosters opposite James Tedesco missed the last 12 minutes due to a head knock after copping friendly fire from Latrell Mitchell.

Sam Burgess had a shocker, making five errors from 20 carries, including dropping it with his side on the attack with less than three minutes to go.

In the end, the Roosters' defence proved decisive with the Rabbitohs enjoying 31 tackles in the opposition 20m zone (compared with the Tri-Colours' 10) but still came away with two valuable points.

The result sees Trent Robinson's side jump ahead of Souths but Melbourne have a chance to regain the competition lead when they take on Cronulla on Sunday.

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But there was no confusion as Cook came to the party once more to send Sam Burgess over from close range and ensure the Rabbitohs went into the break with the momentum (16-12) Next week the Rabbitohs take on arch-rivals the Sydney Roosters , while Storm hosts Cronulla at AAMI Park.

The Sydney Roosters looked out of sorts against the Rabbitohs . Their lead then went to 10 just moments later when Greg Inglis leapt above Tedesco to collect a Cody Walker bomb and score. Relive all the action from our 26-14 WIN over the Roosters ..

When the Roosters went the length of the field in three plays for Joseph Manu to touch down in the right-hand corner, they had a six-point advantage 13 minutes after halftime.

A Mitchell penalty put Roosters in front by eight and ultimately Souths couldn't run them down.

The Rabbits set up a grandstand finish when Braidon Burns flicked it behind his back for Hymel Hunt to cross and peel their deficit back to four with 15 on the clock.

However, the Roosters held firm to prove they're the real deal.

Souths halfback Adam Reynolds appeared to carry a leg injury and made five errors in what was a forgettable performance.

Cronk: Roosters have found their identity .
The Sydney Roosters have established themselves as the NRL's form team after winning 11 of their last 13 matches.After a lacklustre start to the year, the Sydney Roosters provisionally moved to the top of the NRL ladder with a gritty 18-14 win over fellow title contenders South Sydney on Friday.

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