The Last Time We Met the Newcastle Knights was over a year ago in Round 18 of the 2019 NRL Telstra Premiership at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Extended Highlights | Roosters v Knights
It was shaping up as an interesting battle at the back end of the season, with the Roosters looking to bounce back after a tough loss against the Cowboys and the Knights looking to battle their way to a spot in the top eight.
The first half was a grind-it-out style game, but that would soon change in great favour of the Roosters after they returned from the sheds in the second half.
While it was one try a piece in the opening 40, the second half would dramatically swing the way of the Tricolours, who well and truly kicked open the flood gates.
They scored seven second half tries to claim a dominant win over the Newcastle Knights on a Saturday afternoon.
The game was capped off by a try to Daniel Tupou in his 150th NRL game.
Fullback for Roosters is number 1 James TedescoFullback for Knights is number 1 Kalyn Ponga
Winger for Roosters is number 2 Daniel TupouWinger for Knights is number 2 Hymel Hunt
Centre for Roosters is number 3 Latrell MitchellCentre for Knights is number 3 Tautau Moga
Centre for Roosters is number 17 Brett MorrisCentre for Knights is number 4 Jesse Ramien
Winger for Roosters is number 5 Ryan HallWinger for Knights is number 5 Shaun Kenny-Dowall
Five-Eighth for Roosters is number 6 Luke KearyFive-Eighth for Knights is number 6 Kurt Mann
Halfback for Roosters is number 7 Cooper CronkHalfback for Knights is number 7 Mitchell Pearce
Prop for Roosters is number 8 Jared Waerea-HargreavesProp for Knights is number 8 Daniel Saifiti
Hooker for Roosters is number 9 Jake FriendHooker for Knights is number 9 Danny Levi
Prop for Roosters is number 10 Siosiua TaukeiahoProp for Knights is number 10 David Klemmer
2nd Row for Roosters is number 11 Boyd Cordner2nd Row for Knights is number 11 Mitchell Barnett
2nd Row for Roosters is number 12 Mitchell Aubusson2nd Row for Knights is number 12 Sione Mata'utia
Lock for Roosters is number 13 Victor RadleyLock for Knights is number 13 Tim Glasby
Interchange for Roosters is number 15 Nat ButcherInterchange for Knights is number 14 Connor Watson
Interchange for Roosters is number 16 Angus CrichtonInterchange for Knights is number 15 James Gavet
Interchange for Roosters is number 19 Sitili TupouniuaInterchange for Knights is number 16 Herman Ese'ese
Interchange for Roosters is number 20 Poasa FaamausiliInterchange for Knights is number 17 Jamie Buhrer
- Referee: Ashley Klein
- Referee: Gavin Badger
- Touch Judge: Nick Beashel
- Touch Judge: Liam Kennedy
- Video Referee: Ben Galea
- Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy
James Tedesco 8'
Latrell Mitchell 42'
Boyd Cordner 55'
Siosiua Taukeiaho 62'
Victor Radley 64'
Mitchell Aubusson 71'
Nat Butcher 73'
Daniel Tupou 79'
FAN VOTED MAN OF THE MATCH | JAMES TEDESCO
KEY STATS: 287 running metres, 52 post contact metres, 2 line breaks, 1 try
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