The Canberra Raiders have fallen short against the Sydney Roosters in the 2019 NRL grand final.
While there was plenty of controversy, it was also a spectacle.
Here are some of Canberra Times photographer Sitthixay Ditthavong's shots of the game and lead up, and a few from NRL Imagery.
- Referee bungle costs Raiders drought-breaking premiership
- 'The worst moment' of Wighton's life
- How a forgettable howler decided an unforgettable game
- Anger and applause: how fans reacted to loss
- Roosters trainer gets in way of play, and Roosters get advantage
- The NRL grand final in pictures
- Pride of the city: Heartbroken Raiders just starting their journey
- Green Army stand behind fallen Canberra Raiders
- What they said after the grand final: 'Numb' Raiders left heartbroken
- What comes next for after grand final loss?
- Gracious Raiders bite tongues over NRL refereeing controversy
AT A GLANCE
SYDNEY ROOSTERS 14 (Sam Verrills, James Tedesco tries; Latrell Mitchell 3 goals) bt CANBERRA RAIDERS 8 (Jack Wighton try; Jarrod Croker 2 goals) at Sydney Olympic Park. Referees: Ben Cummins, Gerard Sutton. Crowd: 82,922.