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Roosters' Mitchell takes NRL ban on chin

Roosters' Mitchell takes NRL ban on chin

Suspended Sydney Roosters standout Latrell Mitchell is learning from his mistakes and the example set by his father.

  • by Laine Clark

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James Tedesco has good reason for ditching long studs

James Tedesco has good reason for ditching long studs

The Sydney Roosters star No.1 is prone to the odd tumble when kick-starting sets, but refuses to wear long studs for fear of suffering a serious knee injury.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Roosters devise plan to stop running Cook
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Roosters devise plan to stop running Cook

Sydney Roosters will call on the best defence in the NRL and pile extra men into tackles in a bid to stop South Sydney's Damien Cook darting out of dummy-half in Saturday's grand final qualifier.

  • by Scott Bailey
Matterson relishing final days at Roosters

Matterson relishing final days at Roosters

If Ryan Matterson is bitter at being squeezed out of the Sydney Roosters, he isn't showing it.

  • by Matt Encarnacion
The Finishers: Cooper Cronk has company as ice men flex muscles
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The Finishers: Cooper Cronk has company as ice men flex muscles

The Roosters halfback might be the best clutch playmaker the game has ever seen. But in Chad Townsend, Adam Reynolds and Cameron Munster, he now has company.

  • by Phil Lutton
Pressure is on the Roosters after week off, claims Sutton
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Pressure is on the Roosters after week off, claims Sutton

The South Sydney veteran hopes Cam Murray can channel Ben Te'o and destroy their under-pressure rivals the Sydney Roosters in Saturday night's blockbuster preliminary final.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
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Why Roosters enforcer Waerea-Hargreaves won't be calling out Burgesses

Why Roosters enforcer Waerea-Hargreaves won't be calling out Burgesses

After he called out Jason Taumalolo in last year's preliminary final and came off second best, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves won't antagonise the Burgess brothers.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Rest v momentum: A movable feast as teams roll with the punches
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Rest v momentum: A movable feast as teams roll with the punches

History favours the team that has the week off but fresh legs will hardly be the only factor at play as the NRL prepares to decide its grand finalists.

  • by Phil Lutton
More than words: Why chief Chook Cordner is not crowing about prelims
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More than words: Why chief Chook Cordner is not crowing about prelims

Boyd Cordner is a man of action. He’s devoted to his family, club and teammates. And he’d prefer to do his talking with his Herculean efforts on the field.

  • by Christian Nicolussi
Why the pressure is on the Roosters to deliver an NRL title
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Why the pressure is on the Roosters to deliver an NRL title

Sydney Roosters and Melbourne have dominated the NRL in recent times, but the Tricolours have failed to deliver when it matters.

  • by Roy Masters
Jeers turn to cheers as Tedesco proves worth for Roosters

Jeers turn to cheers as Tedesco proves worth for Roosters

James Tedesco was booed in his first game as a Rooster, an experience that haunted him for several matches.

  • by Adrian Proszenko