The Cronulla Sharks have booked themselves an Auckland Nines final against the Rabbitohs with an impressive defensive display, downing the Roosters 10-4.
The Roosters have surged past the Wests Tigers with a 22-4 win off the back of some brilliance from their halves Mitch Pearce and James Maloney.
The Cronulla Sharks will face home favourites the Warriors in a mouth-watering Auckland Nines quarter-final after beating the Roosters 20-14.
The Roosters have claimed their second narrow victory of the 2015 Auckland Nines, edging out the Bulldogs 10-6 in a game where defence held sway.
An outstanding defensive display wasn't quite enough for the Broncos as the Roosters snatched a 6-4 win in the last minute of their Auckland Nines encounter.
An emotional Frank-Paul Nuuausala says he's not looking forward to taking on his former club the Roosters, despite embracing his new role at Canberra.
Tongan international Willie Manu has signed a one-year deal with the Sydney Roosters.
Mitchell Pearce and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves will co-captain a Sydney Roosters Auckland Nines squad packed with representative experience.
Sonny Bill Williams is gone but the bulk of the Roosters' premiership-winning 2013 squad remains, with plenty of talent across the park.
Sydney Roosters backrower Aidan Guerra has agreed to an extension that will keep him at the club until the end of 2017.