Written by Christopher Tearse
Friday, June 26, 7.55 PM, Round 7, Bankwest Stadium, Sydney Roosters take on St George Illawarra Dragons NRL Match Preview
Sydney Roosters proving to be the heartbreakers for all those non supporting them, the Dragons winning two in a row showing supporters some hope for the future takes aim this week at the terrifying Roosters, “Cock a doodle doo the Roosters are coming for you!” watch out Dragons hope you’re bringing lots of fire cause you will need an endless supply to roast a few chooks this weekend!
The Sydney Roosters
|Lindsay Collins||James Tedesco|
|Ryan Hall||Josh Morris|
|Sam Verrills||Nat Butcher|
1. James Tedesco 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Josh Morris 4. Joseph Manu 5. Brett Morris 6. Luke Keary 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 9. Jake Friend 10. Siosiua Taukeiaho 11. Boyd Cordner 12. Angus Crichton 13. Victor Radley
Reserves: 14. Sam Verrills 15. Isaac Liu 16. Nat Butcher 17. Lindsay Collins 18. Sitili Tupouniua 19. Mitchell Aubusson 20. Ryan Hall 21. Lachlan Lam
Coach: Trent Robinson
The St George Illawarra Dragons
|Jackson Ford||James Graham|
|Jason Saab||Jordan Pereira|
1. Matthew Dufty 2. Jason Saab 3. Euan Aitken 4. Zac Lomax 5. Mikaele Ravalawa 6. Corey Norman 7. Adam Clune 8. Blake Lawrie 9. Cameron McInnes 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Tyson Frizell 12. Tyrell Fuimaono 13. Trent Merrin
Reserves: 14. Ben Hunt 15. Josh Kerr 16. Jacob Host 17. Jackson Ford 18. Korbin Sims 19. Tristan Sailor 20. Tim Lafai 21. Billy Brittain
Coach: Paul McGregor
The last time these two teams met the Dragons at home lost to the Roosters 12-34. Previously, in earlier years and most recent form, 41 matches played between the Roosters and the Dragons split exactly even 20 a piece with one drawn, all other statistics including this venue favours the Roosters.
Sydney Roosters for the win.
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