LeagueUnlimited.com's Vlado Mazevski looks at the Roosters' 2008 NRL season.
More season reviews for other NRL clubs to follow in the days ahead.
4th Place - Sydney Roosters
Mitchell Pearce: It was a tremendous start to the season for the young halfback. His stellar performances ensured the Roosters were in the top echelon of teams for a good portion of the season. His good form culminated in his own rise to State of Origin representative player, earning a debut in the series deciding Game Three. The pressure took its toll on the talented youngster who had a quiet finish to the season.
Representative Period: The Roosters