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The Sydney Roosters Holden Cup side kicked a penalty goal after the full time siren to win a thrilling match, 30-29 at Allianz Stadium.

Trailing by one with only thirty seconds left to play, the home side were awarded a penalty ten meters in from the sideline and just one meter out from the line.

Halfback Tyler Cornish made the brave decision to kick for goal and the youngster was rewarded when he slotted the goal between the posts.

It didn't all go the Roosters way as the young side led by 20 at one stage only to have the Raiders fight their way back in to the match.

Arthur Currie got the Tricolors off to a flying start. The winger superbly finished off a swift and efficient back line movement to have the Roosters up by four.

A strong effort from Raiders captain Luke Bateman then leveled the score  before Jack Goodsell once again put the Tricolours in the lead.

The flying winger collected a loose ball and scraped his way over the line.

Brendan Elliot was the next to score, he needed no assistance as he broke free from the first run off a scrum to touch down under the posts.

It was all the home side after that as they completely dominated proceedings for the rest of the half.

Fresh off his NRL debut, Nene Macdonald put his stamp on the game scoring two great individual tries, the second coming off a clever grubber from halfback Tyler Cornish.

The Raiders came out firing in the second half scoring two tries early on.

Elliot did hit back for the home side latching on to a well timed grubber from Travis Edwards.

When the Raiders scored there third with twenty minutes to play the momentum had completely swung in favor of the visitors.

The Raiders scored two further tries to unexpectedly level the scores.

It didn't stop there with the visitors kicking a field goal with only two minutes to play to take the lead for the first time in the match.

A knock on of the next set then allowed the Tricolours to step up and win in a thriller.


Acknowledgement of Country

Sydney Roosters respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.