2000 games for Roost­ers

Townsville Bulletin - - Sport -

THE Syd­ney Roost­ers will be­come the first top flight Aus­tralian rugby league club to notch 2000 first grade games on Sun­day. The club will reach the mile­stone in Sun­day af­ter­noon’s clash with Can­ter­bury at ANZ Sta­dium. The Roost­ers en­tered the competition in its foun­da­tion year of 1908 as East­ern Sub­urbs and are the only club to have played ev­ery year since.‘‘ The Syd­ney Roost­ers have been based in the same re­gion with the same colours for over 100 years and we are thrilled to cel­e­brate 2000 games this week­end,’’ Roost­ers chair­man Nick Poli­tis said. ‘‘ It is the great char­ac­ters of rugby league that have worked with the Syd­ney Roost­ers since 1908 that have kept the club tick­ing.’’

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