1975 Eastern Suburbs Roosters season

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The 1975 Eastern Suburbs season was the 68th in the club's history. They competed in the NSWRFL's 1975 Premiership, winning all but 3 of their 25 matches and finishing premiers, as well as the 1975 Amco Cup, which they also won.

Easts' 1975 season has since been described as one of the most dominant in Australian rugby league history.[1]

Team line-up[edit]

Jack Gibson (Coach),

Ladder[edit]

Team Pld W D L PF PA PD Pts
1 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Eastern Suburbs 22 20 0 2 431 198 +233 40
2 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah 22 15 0 7 439 314 +125 30
3 St. George colours.svg St. George 22 12 2 8 341 294 +47 26
4 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown 22 11 2 9 330 287 +43 24
5 Western Suburbs colours.svg Western Suburbs 22 10 2 10 365 289 +76 21
6 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta 22 10 1 11 391 373 +18 21
7 Balmain colours.svg Balmain 22 10 1 11 288 357 -69 21
8 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland 22 9 1 12 370 375 -5 19
9 North Sydney colours.svg North Sydney 22 9 0 13 322 414 -92 18
10 Newtown colours.svg Newtown 22 7 2 13 349 422 -73 16
11 Penrith colours.svg Penrith 22 7 1 14 312 452 -140 15
12 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney 22 6 0 16 298 461 -163 12
  • Western Suburbs were stripped of one competition point due to an illegal replacement in one game.

Season summary[edit]

Results[edit]

Premiership

  • Round 2, St George 11(?) defeated Eastern Suburbs 3 at(?) Kogarah Jubilee Oval.
  • Round 3, Cronulla Sutherland 17(?) defeated Eastern Suburbs 13)(?)
  • Round 4, Eastern Suburbs 22 defeated Manly Warringah 16 at Brookvale Oval
  • Round 7, Eastern Suburbs 29 defeated Canterbury Bankstown 10 at Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • Round 8,
  • Eastern Suburbs 7(Schubert Try; Brass 2 Goals) defated Balmain 5(M.Fish Try; J. Cunningham Goal) at Leichhardt Oval.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Middleton, David (30 September 2013). "Ten of the most dominant seasons in rugby league history from historian David Middleton". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  • The Story Of Australian Rugby League, Gary Lester
Preceded by
1974
Season
1909
Succeeded by
1976