The Last Time We Met the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs was late in the 2019 season and the Roosters had to fight their way to victory over a determined home team.
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After a clinical win over the Bulldogs five weeks earlier, the script changed for their second meeting of the season.
Concluding this battle, the Bulldogs went on a four game winning streak and hit their straps for their 2019 campaign.
The Roosters looked to be the better side after the first stanza, scoring two tries through James Tedesco and Joseph Manu.
The second half was a different story, with the relentless Bulldogs going toe-to-tie with the Roosters to make it a competitive battle.
It was defence that saw the Tricolours reign victorious in the end and a strong performance from Sam Verrills in his first 80 minute performance.
Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Dallin Watene-ZelezniakFullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Nick MeaneyWinger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Kerrod HollandCentre for Roosters is number 3 Latrell Mitchell
Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Will HopoateCentre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Reimis SmithWinger for Roosters is number 17 Brett Morris
Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Jack CoggerFive-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Lachlan LewisHalfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper Cronk
Prop for Bulldogs is number 8 Aiden TolmanProp for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Michael LichaaHooker for Roosters is number 14 Sam Verrills
Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Dylan NapaProp for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Josh Jackson2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Boyd Cordner
2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Corey Harawira-Naera2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson
Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Adam ElliottLock for Roosters is number 9 Victor Radley
Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Jeremy Marshall-KingInterchange for Roosters is number 13 Isaac Liu
Interchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Renouf ToomagaInterchange for Roosters is number 15 Zane Tetevano
Interchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Danny FualaloInterchange for Roosters is number 16 Angus Crichton
Interchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Chris SmithInterchange for Roosters is number 18 Sitili Tupouniua
James Tedesco 9'
Joseph Manu 26'
Reimis Smith 54'
Brett Morris 58'
Reimis Smith 75'
FAN VOTED MAN OF THE MATCH | SAM VERRILLS
KEY STATS: 80 minutes, 50 tackles, 93 receipts
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