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.
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
1961 Premiership Results
- 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.