Tag: Trent Robinson

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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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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Robinson shuts down Stuart with cracker comeback after Roosters loss

Sydney Roosters Coach Trent Robinson has taken a pot shot at Canberra’s Ricky Stuart after the Raiders boss publicly critiscised NRL coaches who complained about players being selected in representative sides. Stuart famously refused to release his players for this year’s City v Country clash. “Ricky recruits this team and he’s built this team to […]

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2017 Predictions: Sydney Roosters

BY CURTIS WOODWARD Sydney Roosters Coach: Trent Robinson Pre-season: Auckland Nines February 4th and 5th, v Cowboys February 11th   What they’ll get right: I love their forward pack and most will agree they have one of the most formidable front row rotations in the competition to go with Jake Friend, Boyd Cordner and Aidan […]

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