The Sydney Roosters are set for their biggest challenge of 2019 when they go head-to-head with the Canberra Raiders on the NRL's biggest stage on Sunday night at ANZ Stadium.
With two tight contests already this season, we're set for another blockbuster for the final NRL battle of 2019 and with the ultimate prize on the line.
Ahead of what's set to be a sold out and classic NRL Grand Final, let's take a look at some of the key numbers, match-ups and history between these two Clubs.
Match: Roosters v Raiders
Grand Final -
Venue: ANZ Stadium, Sydney
- Nine Network
The Last Time We Met the Canberra Raiders was in the Nation's Capital on a Sunday afternoon in front a big and hostile crowd at GIO Stadium.
NRL Grand Final
Sydney Roosters v Canberra Raiders
Sunday, October 6th
Gates Open: 1.15pm
NRL Intrust Super State Grand Final: 1:35pm
NRLW Grand Final: 4:05pm
NRL Grand Final: 7:30pm
TELEVISED: Channel Nine
HASHTAGS: #EastsToWin #ShoutTheCry #NRLRoostersRaiders #NRLGF
James Tedesco v Charnze Niccol-Klokstad
Tries: Tedesco 17, Niccol-Klokstad 11
Tackle breaks: Tedesco 23, Niccol-Klokstad 101
Run metres: Tedesco 4,729, Nicoll-Klokstad 4,315
Luke Keary v Jack Wighton
Try assists: Keary 22, Wighton 5
Line breaks: Keary 5, Wighton 8
Forced dropouts: Keary 14, Wighton 14
2019 KEY STATS
Tries: Roosters 116 (1st), Raiders 93 (5th)
Try assists: Roosters 89 (1st), Raiders 48 (11th)
Linebreaks: Roosters 127 (2nd), Raiders 95 (6th)
Tackle breaks: Roosters 855 (5th), Raiders 846 (6th)
40/20 kicks: Roosters 5 (1st), Raiders 4 (2nd)
Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James TedescoFullback for Raiders is number 1 Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad
Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel TupouWinger for Raiders is number 2 Nick Cotric
Centre for Roosters is number 3 Latrell MitchellCentre for Raiders is number 3 Jarrod Croker
Centre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph ManuCentre for Raiders is number 4 Joseph Leilua
Winger for Roosters is number 5 Brett MorrisWinger for Raiders is number 5 Jordan Rapana
Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke KearyFive-Eighth for Raiders is number 6 Jack Wighton
Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper CronkHalfback for Raiders is number 7 Aidan Sezer
Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-HargreavesProp for Raiders is number 8 Josh Papalii
Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Sam VerrillsHooker for Raiders is number 9 Josh Hodgson
Prop for Roosters is number 10 Isaac LiuProp for Raiders is number 10 Iosia Soliola
2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Boyd Cordner2nd Row for Raiders is number 11 John Bateman
2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson2nd Row for Raiders is number 12 Elliott Whitehead
Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor RadleyLock for Raiders is number 13 Joseph Tapine
Interchange for Roosters is number 14 Angus CrichtonInterchange for Raiders is number 14 Bailey Simonsson
Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Nat ButcherInterchange for Raiders is number 15 Emre Guler
Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Siosiua TaukeiahoInterchange for Raiders is number 16 Corey Horsburgh
Interchange for Roosters is number 20 Jake FriendInterchange for Raiders is number 17 Dunamis Lui
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves returns to the line-up after serving a one match suspension, while Captain Jake Friend remains in contention to return.
HEAD TO HEAD: Played 62, Roosters 34, Raiders 28
Roosters defeat Raiders 22-18 @ GIO Stadium (2019)
Roosters defeat Raiders 30-24 @ Suncorp Stadium (2019)
Raiders defeat Roosters 14-12 @ GIO Stadium (2018)
Raiders defeat Roosters 24-16 @ GIO Stadium (2017)
Raiders defeat Roosters 21-20 @ GIO Stadium (2016)
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