Sydney Roosters vs Wests Tigers Highlights: NRL scores, blog

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    Roosters vs Wests Tigers

    NRL, 19 August, 2017

    Allianz Stadium
    Fulltime - Roosters 22, Wests Tigers 18
    Roosters   Wests Tigers
    22 FINAL SCORE 18
    4 TRIES 3
    3 CONVERSION KICKS 3
    0 PENALTY GOALS 0
    0 FIELD GOALS 0
     
     
    Referee: Henry Peranara
    Touch judges: Tim Roby & Russell Turner
    Video Referee: Luke Patten

    Match result:

    The Sydney Roosters have edged passed the Wests Tigers to keep their top two chances alive.

    » Click here to read the full match report

    Final score
    Sydney Roosters 22
    Wests Tigers 18

    Match preview:

    Top-four hopefuls the Sydney Roosters host a rejuvenated Wests Tigers in a clash that could significantly affect finals standings. Join The Roar for live scores from the game and a blog of the match at Allianz Stadium on Saturday evening starting from 5:30pm (AEST).

    The Roosters are currently in third and almost a sure thing to finish in a top-four position come the end of the season.

    However, they enter this on the back of two straight losses and will surely be low on confidence after a narrow loss to the Storm last weekend.

    On the other hand, the tricolours are a quality team, being able to dispatch the Cowboys a few rounds ago.

    While many expect home side to snap their losing streak this weekend, it may not be easy coming up against a Tigers side that is gaining form and starting to impress fans after a horror season.

    Ivan Cleary’s men shocked the competition last weekend, winning a close encounter with Manly – a game many expected them to lose convincingly.

    Additionally, the Tigers have won two from their last three games, showing clear improvement.

    The Roosters’ motivation will be to secure a top four spot and hopefully even push for top two and a home final to start off September.

    As for the Tigers, well, their season is long dead, but they’d like to do whatever they can to avoid the wooden spoon.

    Prediction
    The Tigers will make this a close one if they play as well as they did last week. However, the Roosters are a quality side and should scrape a win.

    Roosters by 10

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    • 10:59pm
      Oingo Boingo said | 10:59pm | ! Report

      Gotta love a forward pass ….
      Roosters don’t deserve to be in the bottom 4 .

    • 7:21pm
      uglykiwi said | 7:21pm | ! Report

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      Roosters bombed a few tries!!! but got a win against a determined side. Good win
      I think the Roosters will win the comp this year! Only team that can beat the Storm

    • Roar Guru

      7:18pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 7:18pm | ! Report

      FULL TIME: Roosters 22-18 Tigers

      Chooks hang on to claim 2 crucial points

    • Roar Guru

      7:18pm
      Dutski said | 7:18pm | ! Report

      Again the roosters just scrape home against a poor side

      • 1:50am
        Uncle Nick said | 1:50am | ! Report

        All you have to do is win something you never do

    • Roar Guru

      7:14pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 7:14pm | ! Report

      FULL TIME: ROOSTERS 22-18 TIGERS

      The chooks hang on here to claim 2 crucial points

    • Roar Guru

      7:09pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 7:09pm | ! Report

      76TH MIN: Roosters starting to slow the game down now, they should be able to hang on

    • Roar Guru

      7:07pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 7:07pm | ! Report

      74TH MIN: Conversion successful

      22-18 Roosters

    • Roar Guru

      7:05pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 7:05pm | ! Report

      72ND MIN: TRY ROOSTERS

      A bit lucky but Latrell Mitchell crosses to score in the corner

      20-18 kick to come

    • Roar Guru

      6:58pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 6:58pm | ! Report

      66TH MIN: Tigers defend brilliantly as they survive yet again

    • Roar Guru

      6:55pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 6:55pm | ! Report

      63RD MIN: Roosters storming here, can they hit the lead?

    • Roar Guru

      6:52pm
      Samuel Ashton said | 6:52pm | ! Report

      60TH MIN: TRY TIGERS

      Lolohea scores a great Tigers TRY as they take the lead 18-16

      A major upset on the cards here

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