Sydney Roosters become first side in 26 years to win consecutive NRL titles
The Sydney Roosters have become the first side in 26 years to win consecutive NRL titles, but the result has been clouded by debates over a refereeing decision
7 October 2019 - article from www.rugbyleague.co.nz
The Roosters beat Canberra 14-8 but with the scores level, the Raiders looked to have earned a repeat set when fullback James Tedesco failed to catch a bomb.
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Referee Ben Cummins ruled the Raiders needed to cough up possession at the next tackle - Tedesco's key 73rd minute try came a minute later.
NRL head of football Graham Annesley explains how the confusion unfolded.
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