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St George Illawarra pivot Gareth Widdop takes bold form into Roosters clash

Mitch Jennings He may be firmly in the hunt for the Dally M Medal, but St George Illawarra five-eighth Gareth Widdop has no intention of turning his side’s finals tilt into a one-man show despite his star...

Sydney Roosters v St George Illawarra Dragons

Allianz Stadium, Moore Park, Saturday 7.30pm (AEST)

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Canterbury Bulldogs v Penrith Panthers

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James Polson Can the Panthers respond to the loss of Peter Wallace by trouncing the Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium?

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Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters

Sonny Bill Williams tackled by the Knights defence.

Andrew Sonter Can the Knights upset the Roosters at Hunter Stadium?

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Sonny Bill Williams to miss a month of NRL for Roosters with fractured thumb

Month on the sidelines: Sonny Bill Williams fractured his thumb against Newcastle on Friday night.

Michael Carayannis Sydney Roosters back-rower Sonny Bill Williams will recover in time to help lead their premiership defence despite fracturing his thumb in the club’s shock 16-12 loss to Newcastle on Friday...

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Newcastle Knights dig deep to stun Sydney Roosters

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Brett Keeble Blue and red, never dead. The Newcastle Knights emerged from a week of drama to shock defending premiers Sydney Roosters 16-12 at Hunter Stadium on Friday night, registering one of the most...

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Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters

Hunter Stadium, Newcastle, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

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Wayne Bennett hails 'gutsy' Knights in 'best win of the season' over Sydney Roosters

Brett Keeble Knights coach Wayne Bennett, who announced on Monday that he would be returning to Brisbane to coach the Broncos at the end of this season, described the gutsy victory as one of the best in his three...

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Sydney Roosters' Daniel Tupou out for six weeks with back injury

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James MacSmith Sydney Roosters winger Daniel Tupou will miss the next six weeks of the NRL due to a back injury.

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Sydney Roosters v Penrith Panthers

Allianz Stadium, Moore Park, 3pm (AEST)

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Jared Waerea-Hargreaves to tackle booze ban in attempt to reignite the Roosters premiership hopes

Leading by example: Roosters enforcer Jared Waerea-Hargreaves hopes teammates will follow his example by banning alcohol in the lead-up to the NRL finals.

Michael Carayannis Roosters enforcer Jared Waerea-Hargreaves is set to embark on a booze ban as the reality of the defending premiers scrappy season hit home with a host of ‘honesty” sessions as part of a...

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Sydney Roosters determined to get their defence in order against Penrith

Sam Moa: Time to organise the defence.

James Macsmith The Sydney Roosters are targeting a return to their impregnable defence of last season as the key to reinvigorating their hopes of back-to-back NRL premierships.

Live blog: Sydney Roosters v Penrith Panthers

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Ash Gray The defending premiers host the competition surprise packets.

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Penrith Panthers slam fairness of 40/20 rule after loss to Sydney Roosters

Irate: After the Panthers' loss to the Roosters, Jamie Soward is calling for the 40/20 rule to be changed.

Tom Decent Jamie Soward and Ivan Cleary have called for the NRL to reconsider the new 40/20 rule which allows teams to take a quick tap after the Panthers' 32-12 loss to the Roosters at Allianz Stadium on...

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Sydney Roosters shrug off second-half demons to beat Penrith Panthers

Ready Rooster: Sonny Bill Williams on the burst against the Panthers at Allianz Stadium.

Tom Decent A run of three losses early in the season had pundits questioning whether the Roosters' favouritism to replicate Brisbane's '92/'93 double was just pre-season fantasy, but a comfortable 32-12...

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Sydney Roosters dump Newtown Jets as their feeder club

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Adrian Proszenko The long-standing relationship between the Roosters and Newtown will end at the end of this year.

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Sydney Roosters set to sign Catalans halfback Scott Dureau

Brad Walter Former Newcastle halfback Scott Dureau is set to join Sydney Roosters for the remainder of the season on a loan deal from French Super League club Catalans.

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Manly Sea Eagles v Sydney Roosters

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Michael Carayannis Brookvale Oval, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

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Manly Sea Eagles v Sydney Roosters

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Andrew Sonter Live coverage as the Manly Sea Eagles host the Sydney Roosters.

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Brett Stewart guides Manly Sea Eagles home against Sydney Roosters

Still got it: Brett Stewart proved the match-winner in a thrilling night of footy.

Michael Chammas Manly fullback Brett Stewart overcame a horror first half to lead the Sea Eagles to a 24-16 victory against the Roosters in what might have just been a dress rehearsal for what's in store come...

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