The Roosters are desperate to have halfback Mitchell Pearce back on the field, but in the mean time, are delighted with his substitute Jackson Hastings.
Back-rower says the Roosters are back on track after an unexpected loss to Melbourne, and credits the chance for an extra game for helping find form.
After their 12-game winning run ended last week, the Roosters' title challenge is back on track after a second-half blitz led to a big win over the Dogs.
A contentious try to Kane Evans turned the Roosters-Bulldogs final on its head. But did it decide the game? Five key points from Friday night's semi-final.
The Roosters have run in five second-half tries to earn their spot in the preliminary finals, eliminating the Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium on Friiday night.
We compare some of the Roosters and Bulldogs season stats ahead of their NRL Telstra Premiership semi-final clash at Allianz Stadium.
Fiery Roosters prop Dylan Napa says people focusing on Canterbury's big, powerful pack can tend to forget the Roosters have a fair pack themselves.
Boosted by his impressive try assist against Melbourne, Jackson Hastings says he won't be putting his bag of tricks away any time soon.
Which of these NSW second-rowers will give their team the edge when the Roosters take on the Bulldogs on Friday night?
There was a simple way for the Roosters to counter the Storm's ruck dominance according to former NRL coach Matt Elliott.