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 13 Premierships with their most recent being in 2013.

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Coming off three consecutive minor premierships, the Roosters suffered a stunning fall from grace in 2016. Inopportune injuries and suspensions dogged the side as they registered just six wins for the season, finishing in second last.

Senior coach: Trent Robinson
Captains: Boyd Cordner & Jake Friend
2016 finish: 15th
Premierships: 1911, 1912, 1913, 1923, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1945, 1974, 1975, 2002, 2013

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2017 Team List
Mitchell Aubusson, Dale Copley, Boyd Cordner, Kane Evans, Blake Ferguson, Jake Friend, Michael Gordon, Aidan Guerra, Luke Keary, Shaun Kenny-Dowall, Isaac Liu, Joseph Manu, Ryan Matterson, Latrell Mitchell, Dylan Napa, Mitchell Pearce, Chris Smith, Siosiua Taukeiaho, Zane Tetevano, Daniel Tupou, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves, Connor Watson

Read more at http://www.roosters.com.au/team/team-list.html#JQzAmXM7sQRq0cpk.99

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Last updated: 10 March, 2017

Sydney Roosters Articles

It’s another dog-eat-dog off-season, so who can you trust?

It’s another dog-eat-dog off-season, so who can you trust?

by , 23 Nov 2017

Sadly, last Sunday morning’s lazy league read was soured by the news of Malcolm Young’s passing – the unsung AC/DC guitarist whose thumping chords struck with the ferocity of a Trevor Gillmeister shoulder.

Free agent Mitchell Pearce already linked to Roosters

Free agent Mitchell Pearce already linked to Roosters

by , 22 Nov 2017 Popular article!

Following his contract release, Mitchell Pearce has already been linked with a move to the Sydney Roosters.

Where to now for Mitchell Pearce?

Where to now for Mitchell Pearce?

by , 22 Nov 2017

Somewhere between a rock, a hard place and a line of razor wire sits a rugby league halfback with a cloud above his head.

Mitchell Pearce blows the Rooster coop

Mitchell Pearce blows the Rooster coop

by , 20 Nov 2017

Mitchell Pearce insists leaving the Sydney Roosters is the best decision for his NRL career as he seeks to become “the best halfback I can be.”

Why Cronk is crook for the Chooks

Why Cronk is crook for the Chooks

by , 2 Nov 2017

Like seagulls fighting over a chip, Sydney NRL clubs – evidently led by the Roosters – have waged a bidding war for the ageing playmaker halfback Cooper Cronk for the 2018 season and beyond.

On Day 1, Trent Robinson must appoint Cooper Cronk Roosters captain

On Day 1, Trent Robinson must appoint Cooper Cronk Roosters captain

by , 2 Nov 2017

Roosters coach Trent Robinson faces two major decisions in the lead up to the 2018 NRL competition.

Five takeaways from Cooper Cronk’s move to the Roosters

Five takeaways from Cooper Cronk’s move to the Roosters

by , 2 Nov 2017

Fresh off a premiership triumph with the Storm, Cooper Cronk has made the move to the Roosters. Here are my five takeaways from CC’s decision.

Cooper Cronk wants another premiership in red, white and blue

Cooper Cronk wants another premiership in red, white and blue

by , 1 Nov 2017

He may already own four NRL premiership rings, but Cooper Cronk insists he won’t be weighed down by the pressure of chasing a fifth at his new club.

Roosters “unfairly treated” Pearce, says NSW fan who blames him for everything

Roosters “unfairly treated” Pearce, says NSW fan who blames him for everything

by , 1 Nov 2017

A local man who refers to Mitchell Pearce as “Mr Poodle” says the Roosters should show the halfback more respect.

Cronk gambles his legacy on being able to Melbournise the Rooster rabble

Cronk gambles his legacy on being able to Melbournise the Rooster rabble

by , 31 Oct 2017

The Sydney Roosters have just announced as big a gamble as I’ve ever seen in rugby league.


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