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Roosters overpower Knights

Anthony Minichiello of the Roosters is tackled during the round nine NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Newcastle Knights at Allianz Stadium
Anthony Minichiello of the Roosters is tackled during the round nine NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Newcastle Knights at Allianz Stadium Mark Kolbe - Getty Images

THE Roosters took advantage of an injury-ridden Newcastle to win 24-6 at Sydney Football Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The victory was built on a four-try effort with Tinirau Arona, Mitch Aubusson, Sam Perrett and Mitchell Pearce crossing the stripe and moves the Roosters to a 5-4 record from nine matches.

Braith Anasta landed three conversions and a penalty goal.

Jarrod Mullen posted the Knights' lone try with Wes Naiqama adding the extras.

The Roosters were making their first appearance since their epic 28-24 Anzac Day loss to St George Illawarra at the same venue.

Read the full match report at ABC news online.

Topics:  newcastle knights nrl sydney city roosters



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