Tag: Sydney Roosters

The Glamour Club and Uncle Nick: Where only premierships can save Trent Robinson

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The late Graham Murray walked into the Sydney City Roosters at the end of 1999 knowing he needed to win chairman Nick Politis a premiership. Murray had found success elsewhere and Politis was hungry for some of that shine to rub off on his club. The former halfback took Illawarra to […]

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2018 Roosters Depth Chart

  FULLBACK JAMES TEDESCO 92 LATRELL MITCHELL 89 REECE ROBINSON 88 WINGERS LATRELL MITCHELL 90 BLAKE FERGUSON 89 DANIEL TUPOU 89 REECE ROBINSON 87 JOSEPH MANU 87 CENTRES BLAKE FERGUSON 90 LATRELL MITCHELL 89 JOSEPH MANU 88 MITCHELL AUBUSSON 87 RYAN MATTERSON 86   Focus: 2018 #RiseUp #Represent pic.twitter.com/cPMgomkSZU — Sydney Roosters (@sydneyroosters) January 22, […]

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Exclusive: Sydney Roosters buy happiness

BY CURTIS WOODWARD  @woodward_curtis It is official – The81stMinute can exclusively reveal that you can indeed buy happiness with the Sydney Roosters set to announce the signing of happiness on a five-year, multi-million dollar deal. It’s understood that the challenge and the opportunity to play in a premiership-winning side were the overwhelming factors – money […]

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‘This is the right decision’: Mitchell Pearce has left the Roosters

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis The Sydney Roosters have released Mitchell Pearce from the final two years of his contract ending ongoing speculation over the premiership-winners future. Pearce returned from an overseas holiday and met with club officials where he asked to be excused from his deal. It follows the Roosters signing Australian playmaker and Melbourne […]

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Mitchell Pearce seeks release from Sydney Roosters

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Sydney Roosters great Mitchell Pearce has requested a release from the club after returning from an overseas holiday. It comes after the Roosters shocked the country by signing Melbourne Storm’s legendary halfback Cooper Cronk. Rumours have gotten louder over the last couple of weeks that Pearce wanted out of […]

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Our one-on-one interview with Sydney Roosters recruit Cooper Cronk

BY STAFF WRITERS Cooper Cronk is headed to the Sydney Roosters in news that has rocked the Australian sporting landscape. We sat down with Cronk* to get this amazing insight from the enigmatic superstar. 81M: Cooper, what if we said there’s people out there that think your move to the Roosters is simply a cash […]

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I would leave the Roosters if I was Pearce: Sterlo

One of Australia’s greatest ever halfbacks thinks Mitchell Pearce should leave the Sydney Roosters now that the club has signed Cooper Cronk. Peter Sterling told Triple M on Monday night that he would leave the Tricolours instead of playing second fiddle to the former Melbourne Storm playmaker. I’m just trying to put myself in the […]

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Cronk says Roosters challenge – not money – was real reason he chose Bondi club

New Sydney Roosters recruit Cooper Cronk says the challenge – not money – inspired him to join the Bondi club next season. Speaking on Fox Sports’ NRL 360, the halfback hinted that his realistic options were retirement or the Roosters. “The tough choice was playing on or retiring, that was the toughest one. And then […]

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