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Sydney Roosters

Sydney RoostersAlthough they are one of two foundation clubs still present in the NRL today, the Sydney Roosters are the only side in the history of Australian Rugby League to play in every season since their inception in 1908 as Eastern Suburbs. The Roosters have won 12 premierships with their most recent being in 2002, when a bloodied Brad Fittler led Sydney to victory. Under new coach Brian Smith, the Roosters went all the way to the Grand Final in 2010, only to denied by St George Illawarra Dragons.

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Jennings expects test in NRL return

by , 31 Jul 2014

Sydney Rooster Michael Jennings says he expects to be tested by NSW State of Origin centre partner Josh Dugan in his NRL return on Saturday. Jennings will play his first game since suffering a back injury in Origin II when the Roosters take on St George Illawarra at Allianz Stadium. Dugan has excelled at centre […]

[VIDEO] Robinson bemoans refereeing as Knights down Roosters in a thriller

by , 25 Jul 2014

A Tyrone Roberts-inspired Newcastle Knights defied the odds in the second half to upset the Sydney Roosters 16-12 at Hunter Stadium on Friday night. Down 6-0 at halftime and without injured skipper Jarrod Mullen (abdominal strain), the 14th-placed Knights led 10-6 in the 63rd minute after two tries from Roberts. The defending premiers took back […]

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 25 Jul 2014 Popular article!

MATCH RESULT: The Knights have secured arguably their best win of the season as the Roosters once again fail to get the job done against opposition they are expected to defeat. The Roosters top four hopes take a big hit and now the Rabbitohs can kick clear if they beat the Raiders on Monday. Defending […]

Roosters wary of unknown Knights

by , 25 Jul 2014

What to expect of a Newcastle side bereft of their State of Origin stars, out of NRL finals contention and their coach with one foot out the door? That’s the situation facing the Sydney Roosters in their round-20 match against the Knights at Hunter Stadium on Friday night. The Knights’ upset loss to the Gold […]

Roosters win big over competition leaders Panthers

by , 19 Jul 2014

The Sydney Roosters showed they can compete with the best in the NRL even without their strike weapons with a 32-12 win over Penrith at Allianz Stadium on Saturday. The Roosters led from start to finish and rarely looked troubled by the Panthers who were disorganised in attack. Two-try hero Boyd Cordner led the way […]

[VIDEO] Sydney Roosters vs Penrith Panthers: NRL highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Sydney Roosters vs Penrith Panthers: NRL highlights, scores, blog

by , 19 Jul 2014

The Sydney Roosters start strong favourites against the Penrith Panthers today but Ivan Cleary’s men are every chance of causing the upset away from home. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 3.00pm AEST. Having had over two weeks to think about their capitulation to the Sharks, Sydney need to get back into […]

Kite mistook tough Rooster for rookie

by , 19 Jul 2014

Playing for Manly last year in a trial match, Brent Kite took one look at Sydney Roosters prop Sam Moa and sized him up as an easy target. Kite didn’t recognise the stocky front-rower and figured he was a rookie ripe for the picking. But one hit-up in, and Kite’s ribs discovered he was hugely […]

Previewing your NRL team’s run home: Fourth to sixth

Previewing your NRL team’s run home: Fourth to sixth

by , 18 Jul 2014

After already predicting the final finishing predictions for the current top three teams (Manly, Penrith and Canterbury) yesterday, it is time to look at the next three teams. All on 22 points and fighting for the final top four positions are the Rabbitohs, Roosters and Warriors. South Sydney Rabbitohs At the start of the season, […]

Roosters seek return of ‘The Bondi Wall’

by , 18 Jul 2014

The Sydney Roosters are targeting a return to their impregnable defence of last season as the key to reinvigorating their hopes of back-to-back NRL premierships. The Tricolours set a new rugby league benchmark in their title winning season in 2014, recording a record six shutouts of opposition sides and conceding just 13 points per game. […]

‘Embarrassed’ Roosters keen to atone

by , 16 Jul 2014

Embarrassed by their last-start capitulation to cellar-dwellars Cronulla, NRL premiers the Sydney Roosters are keen to get their premiership defence back on track against top-of-the-table Penrith on Saturday. The Tricolours gave up their biggest ever lead two rounds ago against the Sharks, leading 24-0 just before halftime before succumbing 30-28 at Allianz Stadium in round […]


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