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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.

Sydney Roosters Articles

Maloney vows to star for Roosters

by , 17 Apr 2014

Under-fire NSW five-eighth James Maloney has promised his Sydney Roosters teammates he’ll end his form slump with a big performance against Cronulla this Saturday. The struggling NRL premiers face a Sharks side that’s lost five of their opening six games on the back of three successive losses including last week’s 14-12 defeat to a rejuvenated […]

Eels stun Roosters in massive turnaround

Eels stun Roosters in massive turnaround

by , 13 Apr 2014 Video

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur has credited a no-holds-barred discussion with his players after last month’s 50-point humbling by the Sydney Roosters as the reason behind their remarkable turnaround. After opening the season with a big win over the Warriors, Arthur’s side were smashed 56-4 in round two by the Roosters – a performance that suggested […]

Robinson backs under-fire Rooster Maloney

by , 13 Apr 2014

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson says under-fire five-eighth James Maloney shouldn’t take all the blame for the NRL premiers’ alarming form slump. The Roosters sunk to a third straight loss to the same Eels side they clocked up 50 points against last month, in an absorbing encounter at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday. Maloney’s poor recent […]

[VIDEO] Parramatta Eels vs Sydney Roosters: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

[VIDEO] Parramatta Eels vs Sydney Roosters: NRL live scores, blog, highlights

by , 12 Apr 2014 Popular article! Video

The Parramatta Eels finally have cause for optimism this season and should start favourites when they host the struggling Sydney Roosters tonight. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 5.30pm AEDT. What a difference a month makes in rugby league. It was barely four weeks ago that the Roosters thrashed the Eels in […]

We won’t lap Eels again, say Roosters

by , 8 Apr 2014

Sydney Roosters aren’t expecting to rack up another cricket score against a resurgent Parramatta when the two sides meet for the second time this NRL season on Saturday, says tricolours back-rower Boyd Cordner. The premiers thumped the Eels 56-4 at Allianz Stadium in round two, raising fears of another forgettable season for Parramatta fans after […]

Reynolds field goal brings Bulldogs home

Reynolds field goal brings Bulldogs home

by , 5 Apr 2014 Video

The way Josh Reynolds calmly slotted the matchwinner in Canterbury’s 9-8 win over Sydney Roosters you would never have guessed it was his first ever field goal. Never before has he kicked one. Not in the Under 6s, not as an Illawarra Steelers junior and definitely never in the NRL. With the scores locked at […]

Sydney Roosters vs Canterbury Bulldogs: NRL live scores, blog

Sydney Roosters vs Canterbury Bulldogs: NRL live scores, blog

by , 4 Apr 2014 Popular article! Video

MATCH SUMMARY It is back-to-back losses for the Roosters following this match. For the second time in as many matches, they have been beaten by a team that managed to outmuscle them. The Roosters have a lot to improve on if they want to make the eight, let alone defend their title. The Bulldogs on […]

NRL right on illegal play: Minichiello

by , 4 Apr 2014

Anthony Minichiello, the official face of the NRL, says the league has drawn a line in the sand and shown they will not tolerate players stepping outside of the rules. The Sydney Roosters captain on Thursday declined to comment specifically on the length of Jordan McLean’s seven-week suspension for the three-man lifting tackle that left […]

Back-to-back titles a tough feat for Roosters

by , 4 Apr 2014

Sydney Roosters great Russell Fairfax believes the premiers’ heavyweight showdown with Canterbury on Friday night will provide a telling insight into the tricolours’ prospects of securing back-to-back NRL titles in 2014. Brisbane (1992-93), Parramatta (1981-83), Canterbury (1984-85) and Canberra (1989-90) are the only sides to successfully defend a premiership since Fairfax’s legendary 1974-75 outfit. Super […]

STEVE TURNER: League urgently needs an extra provision for concussion casualties

STEVE TURNER: League urgently needs an extra provision for concussion casualties

by , 2 Apr 2014

The league needs to take a long, hard look at its new concussion rules. They were designed with the very best intentions but they are not practical. In the last two weeks, three clubs that I can think of lost players after suffering head knocks in games. I refer to Greg Inglis (Souths), Glenn Stewart […]

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