Young Chooks season comes to a close

The Sydney Roosters Holden Cup side have exited the competition going down 58-6 to the New Zealand Warriors at Allianz Stadium.


Despite battling bravely at the start of the second the Roosters couldn't keep pace with a powerful Warriors outfit, putting an end to what was an encouraging season for Paul Green's men.


With the entire NRL side in attendance to cheer the boys on the Roosters came out with a spring in their step but it was the Warriors who looked first score before a last ditch effort from Langi resulted in a no try decision by the video referee.


The visitors did however crash over soon after to make it 6-0 early on.


A nice break and a touch of luck later and all of a sudden the Warriors were up by ten.


The young Roosters looked flat at the back of the first half and the Warriors capitalised, two quick tries pushing the lead out to 22 at the break.


It was a different Tricolours side at the start of the second half, the young forwards steaming on to the ball with increased vigor and they rewarded with a great solo effort from Langi.


The number six stepped, weaved and palmed his way through the defence to register the Roosters first points of the night.


Despite pushing hard to continue their dominance, the Warriors scored against the run of play through another powerful surge to lead by twenty two.


An intercept try minutes later, and a flurry of late tries sealed the result for the Warriors sending them through to week three of the finals series.