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Arguably the game of the round takes place on Saturday night the Roosters and the Broncos, separated by just a points differential of 14 on the ladder, go head to head.

The Roosters were very impressive last week without their Origin stars and nearly pulled off an upset against Canberra while the Broncos went down gallantly against the Warriors.

Mitchell Pearce and Luke Keary coming up against Anthony Milford and Ben Hunt makes for must-see viewing as the two Origin halves will clash for the second time in four days.

Andrew McCullough has been named following a concussion a fortnight ago, while all 11 of the team’s Origin representatives have also been named to back up.

Sydney are favourites with the bookies despite getting thumped against the Broncos at Suncorp in Round 6. On that occasion, the Broncos ran in five first half tries, with their big men carrying the brunt of the work by running straight through the middle of the Roosters pack.

The tri-colours have been a much-improved side since then, however, the Broncos had won six in a row prior to the last week and will be looking to regain that form.

This certainly isn’t an easy one to pick, but we’ll back Wayne Bennett’s men to reclaim that purple patch of form.

Broncos by 2.

Team Lists

Team Lists

Team Stats

Scoring Plays

Roosters   Broncos
3 Tries 3
3 Conversions 2
Penalty Goals
Field Goals


Roosters   Broncos
174 All Runs 206
1,591 All Run Metres 1,840
2 Line Breaks 5
5 Offloads 14


Roosters   Broncos
701 Kick Metres 579
359 Tackles 352
40 Missed Tackles 24


Roosters   Broncos
8 Penalties Conceded 4
8 Errors 8
Sin Bin
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Player Stats

Top Run Metres

Corey Oates204
James Roberts196
Tautau Moga191
Josh McGuire165
Isaac Liu157

Top Missed Tackles

Blake Ferguson7
Jake Friend6
Ben Hunt5
Joseph Manu4
Dylan Napa4

Top Kick Metres

Ben Hunt396
Luke Keary383
Jake Friend239
Benji Marshall129
Connor Watson65




  1. Cummings has to be banned from reffing Roosters games from now on!

    He is as biased as a one eyed broncos supporter!
    Shocking calls.

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