The Last Time We Met the St George Illawarra Dragons was in our first match at Kogarah in six years, and the Roosters marked the reunion with a sensational first half of Tricolours entertainment.
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In what was an electric first fourty minutes for the Roosters, five unanswered tries would result in a big win on enemy soil.
Cooper Cronk was outstanding against the Dragons, steering his team around the park, filling in kicking goals and playing part in most of the points scored on the night.
The Dragons fought hard in the second half, but ultimately the Roosters would come away with a big win.
Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Corey NormanFullback for Roosters is number 1 James Tedesco
Winger for Dragons is number 2 Zac LomaxWinger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
Centre for Dragons is number 3 Euan AitkenCentre for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
Centre for Dragons is number 4 Timoteo LafaiCentre for Roosters is number 20 Billy Smith
Winger for Dragons is number 5 Jonus PearsonWinger for Roosters is number 5 Brett Morris
Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Gareth WiddopFive-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
Halfback for Dragons is number 18 Tristan SailorHalfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper Cronk
Prop for Dragons is number 8 James GrahamProp for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Cameron McInnesHooker for Roosters is number 9 Sam Verrills
Prop for Dragons is number 10 Paul VaughanProp for Roosters is number 10 Isaac Liu
2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Jackson Ford2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Angus Crichton
2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Luciano Leilua2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson
Lock for Dragons is number 13 Tyson FrizellLock for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
Interchange for Dragons is number 14 Jeremy LatimoreInterchange for Roosters is number 14 Nat Butcher
Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Korbin SimsInterchange for Roosters is number 15 Zane Tetevano
Interchange for Dragons is number 16 Blake LawrieInterchange for Roosters is number 17 Siosiua Taukeiaho
Interchange for Dragons is number 20 Jacob HostInterchange for Roosters is number 18 Lindsay Collins
- Referee: Chris Sutton
- Referee: Belinda Sharpe
- Touch Judge: Nick Morel
- Touch Judge: Mark Bohan
- Video Referee: Bryan Norrie
- Senior Review Official: Steve Clark
Joseph Manu 6'
Isaac Liu 11'
Billy Smith 14'
Victor Radley 25'
Daniel Tupou 32'
James Tedesco 49'
Tristan Sailor 53'
Luciano Leilua 59'
FAN VOTED MAN OF THE MATCH | COOPER CRONK
KEY STATS: 3 try assists, 4/4 conversions, 316 kicking metres
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