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Sydney Roosters

Rugby League club based in Sydney, Australia


Sydney Roosters
Sydney Roosters

The Sydney Roosters is an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Eastern Suburbs (Sydney). The club competes in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition and is one of the oldest and most successful. The Roosters have won fifteen New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) and National Rugby League titles, and several other competitions. Founded as the Eastern Suburbs District Rugby League Football Club (ESDRLFC), it is the only club to have played in each and every season at the elite level, and since the 1970s has often been dubbed the glamour club of the league. The Sydney Roosters have won 15 premierships, equal to the record of the St George Dragons. Only the South Sydney Rabbitohs have won more premierships. The club holds the record for having won more matches than any other in the league, and the record for winning a match by the second greatest margin in Australian rugby league history. The Roosters have won more minor premierships than any other club. The Sydney Roosters is one of only two clubs to finish runner-up in its inaugural season. Currently coached by Trent Robinson and captained by Boyd Cordner, the Roosters play home games at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

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