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Player and Club Milestones

A host of Roosters have the chance to etch themselves into Club history with upcoming personal milestones throughout season 2024, highlighted by some achievements for two beloved veterans. 

Bold denotes the achievement of milestone matches. 

Player/Coach Milestone Predicted Round Notes
Angus Crichton 100 Roosters Games Round 3 vs South Sydney Rabbitohs @ Allianz Stadium Played 55 Games for South Sydney Rabbitohs
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 300 NRL Games Round 3 vs South Sydney Rabbitohs @ Allianz Stadium Played 6 Games for Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 
Joseph Sua'ali'i 50 NRL Games Round 5 vs Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs @ Accor Stadium All with Roosters
Egan Butcher 50 NRL Games Round 5 vs Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs @ Accor Stadium All with Roosters

Michael Jennings 300 NRL Games Round 6 vs Newcastle Knights @ McDonald Jones Stadium Played 122 Games for Penrith Panthers, 105 for Parramatta Eels and 72 for Sydney Roosters
Luke Keary 150 Roosters Games Round 9 vs Brisbane Broncos @ Suncorp Stadium Played 63 Games for South Sydney
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 300 Roosters Games Round 11 vs New Zealand Warriors @ Allianz Stadium Fourth Rooster to play 300 games for Club
Daniel Tupou 250 NRL Games Round 11 vs Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks @ Suncorp Stadium  All with Roosters
Lindsay Collins 100 NRL Games Round 11 vs Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks @ Suncorp Stadium  All with Roosters
James Tedesco 150 Roosters Games Round 17 vs Wests Tigers @ Allianz Stadium Played 90 Games for Wests Tigers
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 306 Roosters Games Round 17 vs Wests Tigers @ Allianz Stadium Equals Club Record of 306 Games
Trent Robinson 300  Round 17 vs Wests Tigers @ Allianz Stadium  Becomes first to coach Roosters to 300 games

Becomes 18th Head Coach in history to reach 300 games
Jared Waerea-Hargreaves 307 Roosters Games Round 18 vs St George Illawarra Dragons @ Allianz Stadium Breaks Club Record of 306 Games
James Tedesco 86th Game as Roosters Captain Round 24 vs Eels @ Allianz Stadium Overtakes Ray Stehr as the 4th most-capped Roosters Captain
Sitili Tupouniua 100 NRL Games Round 24 vs Eels @ Allianz Stadium All with Roosters
Brandon Smith 150 NRL Games Round 27 vs South Sydney Rabbitohs @ Accor Stadium  Played 107 Games for Melbourne Storm
Terrell May 50 NRL Games Round 27 vs South Sydney Rabbitohs @ Accor Stadium  All with Roosters
Daniel Tupou 264 NRL Games Finals Week 1 Equal Jake Friend as the 5th most-capped Rooster of all-time
James Tedesco 250 NRL Games Finals Week 2 Played 90 Games with Wests Tigers
Nat Butcher 150 NRL Games Finals Week 2 All with Roosters
Spencer Leniu 100 NRL Games Finals Week 3 Played 83 Games for Penrith Panthers

 

Most First-Grade Games for Club

307 Jared Waerea-Hargreaves (2010-present)  234 Kevin Hastings (1976-1987)
306 Mitchell Aubusson (2007-2020) 228 Craig Fitzgibbon (2000-2009)
302 Anthony Minichiello (2000-2014) 224 Shaun Kenny-Dowall (2007-2017)
301 Luke Ricketson (1991-2005) 217 Brad Fittler (1996-2004)
263 Jake Friend (2008-2021) 203 Isaac Liu (2013-2021)
256 Daniel Tupou (2012-Present) 195 Barry Reilly (1966-1971, 1973-1979)
238 Mitchell Pearce (2007-2017) 195 Mark Harris (1970-1979)

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves became the most-capped Rooster of all time in Round 18 against the St George Illawarra Dragons at Allianz Stadium. 

Meanwhile, Daniel Tupou can leapfrog into the top five most-capped Roosters with 23 appearances, having made his 250th appearance in Round 11. 

Most Tries for Club 

155 Daniel Tupou (256 Games)
139 Anthony Minichiello (301 Games)
121 Shaun Kenny-Dowall (224 Games)
104 Bill Mullins (190 Games)
93 Dave Brown (94 Games)
91 Brad Fittler (217 Games)

Daniel Tupou usurped Club Legend Anthony Minichiello's tally of 139 tries at The Gabba in Round 22 of the 2023 season to become the Sydney Roosters' highest try-scorer on 140 tries. 

He then became the first player in Club history to reach 150 tries, and the 16th player in history to reach the 150 mark in Round 11 of the 2024 season. Should Tupou score 17 tries or more, he will enter the top 10 tryscorers in NRL history. 

 

Most Tries of All Time 

212 Ken Irvine 158 Josh Morris
191 Alex Johnston 156 Michael Jennings
190 Billy Slater 155 Daniel Tupou
180 Steve Menzies 154 Nathan Merritt
176 Brett Morris 152 Harold Horder
166 Andrew Ettingshausen 152 Manu Vatuvei
164 Terry Lamb 149 Greg Inglis
163 Brett Stewart 147 Bob Fulton
159 Matt Sing 146 Frank Burge
159 Hazem El Masri 144 Benny Wearing

Both Daniel Tupou and Michael Jennings have the opportunity to enter the top ten tryscorers of all time in 2024. 

 

Acknowledgement of Country

Sydney Roosters respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.