1961 Eastern Suburbs season

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Eastern Suburbs (now known as the Sydney Roosters) competed in their 54th New South Wales Rugby League season in 1961 finishing the season in 5th position.

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The Eastern Suburbs line-up for the 1961 season was: • John Andrew • Ken Ashcroft • Boyce Beeton • P. Dickenson • Terry Fearnley • Don Fenton • Peter Gallagher • Jack Gibson • Ron Hanson • Ron Keyes

1961 NSWRL ladder[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Western Suburbs colours.svg Western Suburbs 18 15 0 3 390 181 +209 30
2 St. George colours.svg St. George 18 15 0 3 367 167 +200 30
3 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah 18 10 0 8 294 209 +85 20
4 Balmain colours.svg Balmain 18 10 0 8 281 292 -11 20
5 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Eastern Suburbs 18 9 1 8 290 211 +79 19
6 North Sydney colours.svg North Sydney 18 9 0 9 273 298 -25 18
7 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney 18 7 0 11 237 325 -88 14
8 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown 18 6 1 11 197 284 -87 13
9 Newtown colours.svg Newtown 18 5 0 13 236 436 -200 10
10 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta 18 3 0 15 203 365 -162 6

1961 Premiership Results[edit]

  • Round 1 - Sunday, 16 April 1961.

Eastern Suburbs 25 defeated South Sydney 11(W. Stokes Try; R. Taylor 4 Goals) played at the Sydney Cricket Ground

  • Round 2 - Sunday, 23 April 1961.

Eastern Suburbs 34 defeated North Sydney 21(M. Maher, P. Cuneo, Irvine Tries; Carlson 6 Goals) played at the Sydney Sports Ground.

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