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Sydney Roosters
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Club information
Full name Eastern Suburbs District
Rugby League Football Club
Nickname(s) Roosters, Easts, Tri-Colours
Short name Sydney Roosters
Website roosters.com.au
Colours Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Red, White, Blue (Navy)
Founded 24 January 1908; 112 years ago (24 January 1908)
as Eastern Suburbs District
Rugby League Football Club
Current details
Ground(s)
CEO Joe Kelly
Chairman Nick Politis
Coach Trent Robinson (NRL)
Rick Stone (NRLW)
Captain Boyd Cordner and Jake Friend (NRL)
Simaima Taufa (NRLW)
Competition National Rugby League and NRL Women's Premiership
2019 season Premiers (NRL)
4th (NRLW)
Records
Premierships 15 (1911, 1912, 1913, 1923, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1945, 1974, 1975, 2002, 2013, 2018, 2019)
Runners-up 15 (1908, 1919, 1921, 1928, 1931, 1934, 1938, 1941, 1960, 1972, 1980, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2010)
Minor premiership 20 (1912, 1913, 1923, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1940, 1941, 1945, 1974, 1975, 1980, 1981, 2004, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018)
World Club Challenge 5 (1976, 2003, 2014, 2019, 2020)
NRL Nines 1 (2017)
Wooden spoons 5 (1949, 1963, 1965, 1966, 2009)
Most capped 302 - Anthony Minichiello
Highest points scorer 1,376 - Craig Fitzgibbon

The Sydney Roosters are an Australian professional rugby league team. The team is based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales. They were founded in 1908. They currently play in the National Rugby League competition. They have won 13 premierships, most recently in 2013.

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