Round 6: Roosters v Titans 'By The Clock'
Saturday 7 April 2012 5:30 PM
SYDNEY ROOSTERS v GOLD COAST TITANS
Round 6, 2012 NRL Premiership
Saturday, April 7, 2012
NRL Kick-Off 5:30pm, NYC Kick-Off 3:15pm
Referees: Brett Suttor/Chris James
Check out all the key moments from the game with our 'By The Clock' updates below.
Round 6: Roosters v Titans 'By the Clock'
1st Minute - KICK OFF | 0-0
Braith Anasta gets us underway at Skilled Park.
14th Minute - SYD TRY | 6-0 SYD
Shaun Kenny-Dowall scores from dummy half after Mitchell Pearce put Anthony Minichiello into a hole, and he dropped it backwards into Anthony Mitchell's hands. Braith Anasta converts from the right of the posts.
20th Minute - CLOSE CALL | 6-0 SYD
Braith Anasta gets to a Mitchell Pearce cross field kick but spills it over the line.
22nd Minute - GLD TRY | 6-6 ALL
David Mead scores in the corner after some enterprising play from the Titans. Scott Prince converts from the touch line.
34th Minute - CLOSE CALL | 6-6 ALL
Jake Friend is held up over the line by Jamal Idris from dummy half, after Mitchell Pearce was brought down just short the play before.
HALFTIME - ROOSTERS 6 TITANS 6
45th Minute - DROP OUT | 6-6 ALL
The Titans force a drop out as Braith Anasta cops a big hit from Jamal Idris in the in-goal.
46th Minute - VIDEO REF NO TRY | 6-6 ALL
Ashley Harrison is denied a try after Steve Michaels interfered with Shaun Kenny-Dowall as he attempted to tackle Harrison.
54th Minute - SYD TRY | 12-6 SYD
Shaun Kenny-Dowall grabs his second from a well weighted grubber by Braith Anasta. The Roosters had marched downfield from some great play by Anthony Minichiello, Jake Friend and Boyd Cordner. Anasta nails the conversion from wide out.
56th Minute - SYD TRY | 18-6 SYD
Anthony Minichiello crosses under the posts after a tremendous inside ball from Mitchell Pearce after Joseph Leilua broke the line off a Brad Takairangi offload. Anasta converts from in front.
57th Minute - DROP OUT | 18-6 SYD
The Titans get a drop out after the low kick-off goes dead in-goal.
63rd Minute - TRY SAVER | 18-6 SYD
Justin Carney saves a try by knocking down a pass and regathering the ball after David Mead had broken down the right side.
69th Minute - FIELD GOAL MISSED | 18-6 SYD
Braith Anasta tries to put the result beyond doubt, but misses the field goal from close range.
73rd Minute - GLD TRY | 18-12 SYD
David Mead crosses in the corner after William Zillman busts a tackle and gets a late offload to the winger. Scott Prince converts.
76th Minute - DROP OUT | 18-12 SYD
Anthony Minichiello does brilliantly to take a Scott Prince bomb, but is forced in-goal by Luke Bailey.
SYDNEY ROOSTERS 18
(Shaun Kenny-Dowall 2, Anthony Minichiello Tries; Braith Anasta 3/3 Goals)
GOLD COAST TITANS 12
(David Mead 2 Tries; Scott Prince 2/2 Goals).
Injury and Team News
Sydney Roosters Frank-Paul Nuuausala (Jaw).
Gold Coast Titans No major injuries to report.
A Minichiello, J Carney, J Leilua, S Kenny-Dowall, S Perrett, B Anasta ©, M Pearce, J Waerea-Hargreaves, A Mitchell, M Kennedy, B Takairangi, M Aubusson, F Nuuausala.
Bench: J Friend, B Cordner, T Arona, L Tasi.
Gold Coast Titans
W Zillman, K Gordon, S Michaels, B Champion, D Mead, J Rankin, S Prince ©, L Bailey ©, M Srama, L Douglas, N Myles, L O’Dwyer, A Harrison.
Bench: B Lawrence, J Idris, B Thompson, M Henderson.
In the NYC match, the Roosters grabbed a dominating 40-12 victory over the Titans.
Vote for the Man of the Match at the conclusion of tonight's match for the Provan Summons Medal
In Round 7 the Sydney Roosters host the North Queensland Cowboys at TIO Stadium in Darwin next Saturday at 7:00pm (NT Time).