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Can you believe the season is over?  Neither can we!  However what a way to end the season with three teams in the Grand Final on the 31st August at North Sydney Oval, and ALL three walked away winners!

Under 9s Gold

Congratulations to Jason, Andrew and Lee on the tight win over the Asquith Magpies, 42 to 40.  The MVP was Zac Nachabe.

Under 10s

You can see the relief on Marty’s face below, it was another tight game, with the Under 10s coming away winners over the Ku-ring-gah Cubs 18 to 12.  The MVP was Anthony Abdo.

Under 12s Bronze

Congratulations to Brett and Craig, and a HUGE special mention to coach Vinny – his first time at the helm, and the Under 12s won 24 to 10 over the Hills Hawks.  The MVP was James Archer.

Parents Night Out

It was a great night out on 17 August for our first Roos Parents Night Out at Norths.  We had close to 70 people come celebrate the 2019 season.  It was a night of food, drinks, speeches, celebration and a bit of dancing!

It was a huge success (with everyone wearing their touch of PINK to celebrate Women in League Round) and we will be adding it to the social calendar for next year.  I am sure there were a few sore heads the next day.

Life Member Award

We recently awarded Life Membership to John (Tex) Armstrong. 

John was a valued coach, trainer and committee member who also helped mould the North Sydney Junior Rugby League. Roos committee member Chris Maher fondly remembers John as a great bloke who made sure that all kids had a run and that everyone made it to game days no matter how full his car was. His love of the Club rubbed off onto his son Gary and grandsons Rhys and Jake who all played and contributed to the mighty Roos.

We congratulate John on his Life Membership which was proudly presented to him last week by his son Gary and grandsons Rhys and Jake.

Tommy Bishop Shield

On Sunday our Under 8s travelled to Illawong to compete in the Tommy Bishop Shield.  This tournament is a round robin competition involving 28 teams from across the various districts in Sydney.   Districts were encouraged to send their two top performing teams.  There were four separate carnivals with every team playing at least five games.

In the past the Roos have not fared too well at this competition despite being in the top two teams within the North Sydney District.  This year however saw our Under 8s win TWO games and narrowly missing out on the semis.

The courage and determination this squad of nine players showed was amazing, they displayed all the qualities of a true Roos player!  Well done boys and Chi Chi!

Presentation Day

Keep your diaries clear on Sunday 20 October 2019.  Festivities will be kicking off at 11am sharp and will run through until 3pm at Willoughby Park Bowling Club.

Kids are to wear their playing kit, minus the footy boots of course!  It should be an awesome afternoon of celebration and FUN!

We look forward to seeing you all there! 🙂

As always a big shout out to our sponsors, your generosity is much appreciated!

Go Roos!


The Roos Committee