A last-minute drop-goal conversion from Damien Cook handed reigning champions South Sydney victory in the opening game of the 2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines.
Fullback Omar Slaimankhel says he can't wait to run back out onto Eden Park for his first senior game in Roosters colours at the Downer Auckland Nines.
Roosters Nines captain Braith Anasta says he's no chance of replicating Brad Fittler's try at the inaugural tournament but hopes he can play on Sunday.
At 32 years of age veteran Roosters hooker Ian Henderson will make his Nines debut this weekend, a whole 13 seasons after making his NRL debut at the club.
Star Sydney Roosters second-rower Boyd Cordner has signed a two-year contract extension with the club, keeping him at the Tricolours until at least the end of 2
Former Broncos teammates Ashley Taylor and Jayden Nikorima left to seek NRL opportunities elsewhere and now both appear in line to debut for their new clubs.
With no NRL Telstra Premiership fixtures or trials, January is supposed to be one of the more quiet months on the rugby league calendar.
Sydney Roosters co-captain Mitchell Pearce has apologised for his recent actions, acknowledging he has a problem with alcohol.
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Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson spoke briefly on Thursday morning about Mitchell Pearce's "unacceptable" Australia Day behaviour.