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Match Preview | Roosters v Dragons

The Roosters are set for Friday night footy this week when they take on the St George Illawarra Dragons at Bankwest Stadium.

While the Dragons are running hot on the back of two straight wins, the Roosters remain undefeated since the season resumed in late May. 

There's representative talent right across the park in this battle, and what better stage to showcase it than a Friday night at Bankwest!?

Let's take a look at some of the keys stats, info and match-ups ahead of kick off.

Team Talk with Matt King | Round 7

GAME INFO
Roosters v Dragons
Friday, June 26th
Bankwest Stadium
Kick off: 7:55pm

HASHTAGS: #ShowYourTricolours #EastsToWin #NRLRoostersDragons
BROADCAST: Channel Nine, Fox League (502 on Foxtel), Kayo Sports, NRL App

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Roosters is number 4 Joseph Manu
    Fullback for Dragons is number 1 Matthew Dufty
  • Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel Tupou
    Winger for Dragons is number 2 Jason Saab
  • Centre for Roosters is number 5 Brett Morris
    Centre for Dragons is number 3 Euan Aitken
  • Centre for Roosters is number 19 Mitchell Aubusson
    Centre for Dragons is number 4 Zac Lomax
  • Winger for Roosters is number 20 Ryan Hall
    Winger for Dragons is number 5 Mikaele Ravalawa
  • Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke Keary
    Five-Eighth for Dragons is number 6 Corey Norman
  • Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Kyle Flanagan
    Halfback for Dragons is number 7 Adam Clune

Forwards

  • Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves
    Prop for Dragons is number 8 Blake Lawrie
  • Hooker for Roosters is number 14 Sam Verrills
    Hooker for Dragons is number 9 Cameron McInnes
  • Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua Taukeiaho
    Prop for Dragons is number 10 Paul Vaughan
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Boyd Cordner
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 11 Tyson Frizell
  • 2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Angus Crichton
    2nd Row for Dragons is number 12 Tyrell Fuimaono
  • Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor Radley
    Lock for Dragons is number 13 Trent Merrin

Interchange

  • Interchange for Roosters is number 9 Jake Friend
    Interchange for Dragons is number 14 Ben Hunt
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Isaac Liu
    Interchange for Dragons is number 15 Josh Kerr
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 17 Lindsay Collins
    Interchange for Dragons is number 17 Jackson Ford
  • Interchange for Roosters is number 18 Sitili Tupouniua
    Interchange for Dragons is number 18 Korbin Sims

TEAM NEWS

Roosters: Sam Verrills and Lindsay Collins replace Sitili Tupouniua and Mitchell Aubusson on the bench. 

Dragons: Jason Saab replaces the suspended Jordan Pereira on the wing, Blake Lawrie starts at prop, Josh Kerr goes back to the bench, and Jackson Ford replaces the Super League-bound James Graham on the interchange.

LAST TIME WE MET

Extended Highlights | Dragons v Roosters

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