20 Apr 2009

Warriors end three game losing streak

6:05 am on 20 April 2009

The Warriors got their NRL campaign back on track with Stacey Jones kicking a field goal in golden point extra time to steer his side to a 17-16 win over the Sydney Roosters in Auckland.

The win leaves the Warriors eighth on six points with South Sydney and Melbourne, who play Wests Tigers tonight.

The Roosters led 16-0 at the break but coach Ivan Cleary says the 32-year-old halfback Jones turned it on the second half, inspiring the resurgence with a try then putting up bombs for the other two.

Later the Bulldogs ran in nine tries to crush Parramatta 48-18, leaving the Eels econd to last.

Cronulla are last after a 34-10 loss to North Queensland.

And Newcastle ended St George Illawarra's four-game winning run, the Knights winning 24-18 on Saturday night .

The Bulldogs move to third behind Gold Coast and Brisbane

The Dragons and Knights fill out the top five, with South Sydney slipping to sixth after a 24-8 loss to Manly,