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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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Roosters beat Cowboys in thriller

by , 20 Sep 2014 Video

The Sydney Roosters have survived an almighty scare to end North Queensland’s NRL season with an extraordinary 31-30 semi-final triumph at Allianz Stadium. A 76th-minute field goal from five-eighth James Maloney saved the Roosters after the Cowboys threatened to pull off the biggest comeback in 106 years of premiership rugby league. The Roosters appeared home […]

Cowboys shattered after last-gasp try is denied

Cowboys shattered after last-gasp try is denied

by , 19 Sep 2014 Video

A devastated Johnathan Thurston struggled to contain his emotions after the North Queensland Cowboys were knocked out of the NRL finals for a third consecutive year amid extraordinary controversy. Calls of a Sydney conspiracy will again be ringing loud in Townsville after the video referee said no to a spectacular Thurston try in the final […]

[VIDEO] Sydney Roosters vs North Queensland Cowboys: NRL finals highlights, scores, blog

[VIDEO] Sydney Roosters vs North Queensland Cowboys: NRL finals highlights, scores, blog

by , 19 Sep 2014 Popular article! Video

After falling to Penrith last week, it’s now do or die for the Sydney Roosters as they host the in-form North Queensland Cowboys in a the NRL finals. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:55pm (AEST). The Roosters had won a competition leading six straight matches heading into the finals but you […]

SMITHY: Let’s hope the Roosters and Manly had their thinking caps on

SMITHY: Let’s hope the Roosters and Manly had their thinking caps on

by , 19 Sep 2014

After watching the opening play-off matches on replay this week I was amazed at how some of those matches were appraised. The blow-out scores at half time took many of us by surprise, but it’s how it happened that the surviving teams need to get their heads around, and fast. Some might be fooled by […]

You cannot be serious: Exiting the finals in straight sets

You cannot be serious: Exiting the finals in straight sets

by , 19 Sep 2014

It’s week two of the finals, meaning for the losers there’s no more tomorrow, no more second prizes and no more adages – just time to clock off and slack on. It’s also at this point of the playoffs where we are usually afforded the opportunity to point and laugh at some unlucky club that […]

Returning stars will see Roosters chase Cowboys out of town

Returning stars will see Roosters chase Cowboys out of town

by , 19 Sep 2014

Aiden Guerra and Jake Friend back for Sydney Roosters. Tariq Sims out for North Queensland. The home-ground advantage to the Roosters. These factors are enough to give the Roosters the edge at Allianz Stadium tonight. I don’t doubt the Cowboys are capable of winning. They’ve played some great football recently. But I think that, as […]

Robinson happy with Friend recovery

by , 19 Sep 2014

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson is comfortable the club’s medical staff have done everything to ensure Jake Friend has fully recovered from a serious chest injury and can face North Queensland on Friday. Friend sustained a life-threatening hemothorax following the Roosters’ win over Melbourne less than three weeks’ ago and underwent surgery to drain two […]

2014 NRL Finals week 2: Expert tips, predictions and banter

2014 NRL Finals week 2: Expert tips, predictions and banter

by , 19 Sep 2014

The 2014 NRL finals are upon us and the opening round provides some highly intriguing match-ups. Throughout the series The Roar‘s NRL expert tipping panel will provide you with their tips and predictions for the weekend’s games. It was always going to be fascinating putting Steve Turner, the seasoned footballer, against the statistical master Tim […]

Robinson blasts ‘disrepectful’ North Queensland

by , 18 Sep 2014

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has launched a withering attack on North Queensland’s attempts to create a siege mentality ahead of Friday’s NRL semi-final clash with the premiers at Allianz Stadium. Cowboys coach Paul Green was stung with a $10,000 fine by the NRL on Wednesday for questioning the fairness of the code’s judiciary panel […]

NRL finals stats: Roosters versus Cowboys is too close to call

NRL finals stats: Roosters versus Cowboys is too close to call

by , 18 Sep 2014

While the Roosters had a game to forget last weekend, the Cowboys blew the Broncos away. The stats between these two sides are extremely tight, making a final outcome hard to predict. Let’s have a look at all the number anyway, to see what we can come up with. Roosters versus Cowboys 7:55pm, Friday 19 […]


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