Broncos beat Roosters in controversial match


With both sides looking for some consistency in 2018 Broncos hosted the Roosters.

The first half was a tight tussle with the Broncos drawing first blood through Corey Oates.

The Roosters hit back through Origin hopeful Luke Keary off the back of a Joseph Manu break and try assist. Latrell Mitchell converts the Try and Roosters took the lead 6-4.

The Broncos were next to score through 19 year old debutant Katoni Staggs and the Conversion was successful.

It didn’t take long for the Sydney Roosters to hit back when Luke Keary got a double next to the posts making it an easy Conversion for Latrell Mitchell.

Roosters lead at the break 12-10

The second half saw the Broncos get the first try when James Roberts burnt his opposite centre Latrell Mitchell with a beautiful left foot step and passed to his winger Jamayne Isaako who crossed over in the corner and converted his own try. Broncos hit the front 16-12.

A try was disallowed for the Roosters when Manu touches the ball off a pin-point Cooper Cronk kick.

The Roosters were next to score with Isaac Liu crashignover close to the line next to the posts and Mitchell converted the try putting his side ahead.

Boyd Cordner scores next for Roosters to put them ahead further but Jimmy the Jet scores a scintillating Try when he burnt Latrell Mitchell, Joseph Manu and James Tedesco to score an awesome try for the home side. With Jamayne Isaako kicking the Conversion the Broncos evened up the score at 22 a piece and we were in for a tense final 6 minutes.

With 5 minutes to go controversy hit the Match when Napa hit Sims with a big head clash and the referee deemed that Napa leads with his head into Sims chin.

The Broncos capatilised on the Roosters being a man down and Jamayne Isaako sealed the Broncos win with a try right through the middle of the Roosters defence. He converts his own try.

In the last few seconds of the Match Tevita Pangai Junior was sin binned for a deliberate professional foul when he kicked he ball away from the play the ball.

The Roosters with the final roll of the dice couldn’t get the job done.

Man of the Match: Cooper Cronk


Scoring Summary:

Broncos:
6’ Corey Oates (Try)
31’ Katoni Staggs (Try)
33’ Jamayne Isaako (Conversion)
49’ Jamayne Isaako (Try)
51’ Jamayne Isaako (Conversion)
73’ James Roberts (Try)
74’ Jamayne Isaako (Conversion)
77’ Jamayne Isaako (Try)
78’ Jamayne Isaako (Conversion)

Roosters:
21’ Luke Keary (Try)
23’ Latrell Mitchell (Conversion)
34’ Luke Keary (Try)
35’ Latrell Mitchell (Conversion)
62’ Isaac Liu (Try)
63’ Latrell Mitchell (Conversion)
67’ Boyd Cordner (Try)

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