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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The Roosters rebounded from their horror 2016 campaign strongly, winning their first four matches and going to finish in second after an impressive 17-win season. Sydney got themselves into the preliminary final with a hard-fought win over Brisbane in their qualifying final, but got done in by the surging Cowboys two weeks later.

Senior coach: Trent Robinson
Captains: Boyd Cordner & Jake Friend
2017 finish: 3rd (2nd before finals)
Premierships: 1911, 1912, 1913, 1923, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1945, 1974, 1975, 2002, 2013

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2018 Team List
Mitchell Aubusson, Nat Butcher, Boyd Cordner, Lindsay Collins, Mitchell Cornish, Cooper Cronk, Joshua Curran, Poasa Faamausili, Blake Ferguson, Brendan Frei, Jake Friend, Grant Garvey, Brock Gray, Luke Keary, Lachlan Lam, Bernard Lewis, Isaac Liu, Joseph Manu, Ryan Matterson, Latrell Mitchell, Paul Momirovski, Dylan Napa, Jayden Nikorima, Sean O’Sullivan, Reuben Porter, Victor Radley, Reece Robinson, Chris Smith, Sio Siua Taukeiaho, James Tedesco, Zane Tetevano, Daniel Tupou, Sitili Tupouniua, Eloni Vunakece, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

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Latrell Mitchell Sydney Roosters NRL Rugby League Finals 2017

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Last updated: 21 December, 2017

Sydney Roosters Articles

Panthers and Cowboys beaten convincingly after ANZ ambush goes wrong

Panthers and Cowboys beaten convincingly after ANZ ambush goes wrong

by , 16 Jun 2018

I’m not sure whether you remember the famous scene from Raiders of the Lost Ark where an aggressive local brandishes a rather impressive looking sword at our hero.

Roosters thump Panthers as Origin stars go down injured

by , 16 Jun 2018

The Sydney Roosters have announced themselves as serious NRL premiership contenders, thumping Penrith 32-6 in a match that could have serious State of Origin ramifications.

Sydney Roosters vs Penrith Panthers: NRL live scores, blog

Sydney Roosters vs Penrith Panthers: NRL live scores, blog

by , 15 Jun 2018 Video

Round 15 of the NRL season continues this Friday evening as the Sydney Roosters square off against the Penrith Panthers in what is arguably the match of the round. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 7:55pm AEST.

NRL Round 15: Roosters vs Panthers preview and prediction

NRL Round 15: Roosters vs Panthers preview and prediction

by , 15 Jun 2018

The Roosters and Panthers lock horns in a battle of two finals-bound teams at Allianz Stadium.

Buhrer injured as Roosters down Knights

Buhrer injured as Roosters down Knights

by , 9 Jun 2018

Utility Jamie Buhrer has suffered a possible season-ending knee injury during a deflating 18-16 NRL loss by Newcastle to the Sydney Roosters.

Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL live scores, blog

Newcastle Knights vs Sydney Roosters: NRL live scores, blog

by , 9 Jun 2018 Video

Match result: Utility Jamie Buhrer has suffered a possible season-ending knee injury during a deflating 18-16 NRL loss by Newcastle to the Sydney Roosters.

Roosters hold off fast-finishing Tigers

Roosters hold off fast-finishing Tigers

by , 3 Jun 2018

Blake Ferguson has shaken off a blunder-filled first half to lead a depleted Sydney Roosters to a heart-stopping 16-14 NRL defeat of the Wests Tigers.

Sydney Roosters vs Wests Tigers: NRL live scores, blog

Sydney Roosters vs Wests Tigers: NRL live scores, blog

by , 3 Jun 2018 Video

Match result: Blake Ferguson has shaken off a blunder-filled first half to lead a depleted Sydney Roosters to a heart-stopping 16-14 NRL defeat of the Wests Tigers.

“This is rubbish”: The NRL must stop trying to reinvent rugby league

“This is rubbish”: The NRL must stop trying to reinvent rugby league

by , 28 May 2018

The frustration in Matt Nable’s voice said it all, “this is rubbish”.

Roosters rise to topple Titans

Roosters rise to topple Titans

by , 26 May 2018

The Roosters have scored 28 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Titans 34-14 at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford.


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