The Last Time We Met the Penrith Panthers was in Round 24 of the 2019 NRL season for the final home game of the regular season.
Last Time We Met The Panthers
The Roosters were facing a team without two of their inspirational leaders, with Captain Jake Friend and Cooper Cronk both unavailable for selection.
While the Panthers were the first to draw blood in the opening minutes of the match, the Roosters weren't deterred for the remainder of the match.
Back-to-back tries to the Roosters through Sam Verrills and James Tedesco ensured the Roosters would roar their way back into the match.
Latrell Mitchell opened the second half scoring the extend the lead, while Daniel Tupou would ice it in the end to ensure the Roosters a victory in their final regular season game at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Match: Roosters v Panthers
Round 24 -
Venue: Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Viliame Kikau 3'
Sam Verrills 15'
James Tedesco 18'
Latrell Mitchell 49'
Daniel Tupou 75'
Latrell Mitchell 2/4
Nathan Cleary 1/1
Latrell Mitchell 1/1
FAN VOTED MAN OF THE MATCH | SAM VERRILLS
KEY STATS: 1 try, 1 try assist, 1 line break, 3 tackle busts, 50 tackles
STEGGLES TRY OF THE WEEK
Steggles Try of the week | Round 24