Gymea Gorillas

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Gymea Gorillas
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Club information
Full name Gymea Gorillas
Junior Rugby League
Football Club
Nickname(s) The Gorillas
Founded 1962
Current details
Ground(s)
CEO Chris Allen
Secretary Greg Mortlock
Competition CSDRFL

The Gymea Gorillas Junior Rugby League Football Club is a rugby league football club that is based in the Sydney suburb of Gymea and competes in the Cronulla-Sutherland District Rugby Football League. The club is based out of Gymea where its headquarters are located and usually draws on the large majority of its junior players from that suburb and the surrounding areas of Kirrawee, Sutherland, Grays Point, Sylvania and Kareela.

The Gymea Gorillas club currently fields teams from Under 6 age groups all the way up to A Grade and has produced several international players including former Australian captain Greg Pierce. Currently Gymea Gorillas club fields 35 teams, equalling with De La Salle JRLFC for the most teams within the CSDRFL Area.

At the end of 2006 Gymea Gorillas JRLFC was awarded with both the junior and senior club of the year within the Cronulla-Sutherland District Rugby Football League. As the 2006 season proved to be very successful for Gymea Gorillas JRLFC in the senior grades; attaining both the Under 16's and Under 21's Premierships.

The 2007 season saw further success for the club with it taking out the A Grade premiership over Como Jannali

2012 saw the club enter its 50th year with a record of 39 teams representing the club from ages 6 thru to A grade.

Notable players[edit]

Player
Professional club(s)
Grahame Beames Cronulla
Mitch Brown Cronulla
Darren Coles Cronulla
Ian Forrest Cronulla
Bryson Goodwin Cronulla / Canterbury / South Sydney
Josh Hannay Crusaders
Steve Hardy Cronulla / Easts
David Hatch Cronulla
Brett Howland Cronulla / Penrith
Howard Jansen Cronulla
David Laming Cronulla
Sione Masima Cronulla
Steve McAlpin Cronulla
Grant Morton Cronulla
Greg Nixon South Sydney Rabbitohs / Cronulla
John O'Connor Norths / Cronulla
Greg Pierce Cronulla
Peter Saunderson Cronulla
Glenn Steele Cronulla / Illawarra
Craig Tracy Cronulla
Mark Wakefield Cronulla / Salford
Mitch Wynn Cronulla
For a complete list see List of first grade CSDRFL Players

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