Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

VALLEYS ON HIGH; Roosters Dominate Defending Premiers

Newspaper article The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia)

VALLEYS ON HIGH; Roosters Dominate Defending Premiers

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Byline: Ben Drewe ben.drewe@thechronicle.com.au

RUGBY LEAGUE: Valleys staked a claim for a spot in the Madsen-Rasmussen Trophy Final with a dominant win over Pittsworth at its home ground.

Both teams went into the anticipated round seven Hutchinson Builders TRL Premiership clash unbeaten and Valleys retained that status with a 30-4 win at Pittsworth yesterday.

Valleys set the tone for the afternoon early and got out to an 18-0 lead at half-time to leave Danes fans shell-shocked.

The Roosters extended that advantage to 24-0 soon after half-time as the Roosters dominated the defending premiers.

Pittsworth competed much better in the second half and built plenty of pressure.

The Valleys defence largely withstood those try-line threats as the Roosters only conceded one try to Kabunare Kofe despite the Danes spending plenty of time in attack.

Valleys prop Steven Rodgers then finished the game the way it started with a try in the 77th minute giving him a double. …

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