Juniors Benefit From July Camps

Eastern Suburbs and Central Coast July Camp

The Sydney Roosters held a camp for their Juniors on the 19th of July at the NRL training fields.

It consisted of selected players in our Junior system across the Eastern Suburbs and Central Coast regions.

The forty players aged between fourteen and fifteen learnt new skills, drills and positioning specific training with NRL Assistant Coaches Matt King and Craig Fitzgibbon.

Matt King focused on the attacking principals of line running, catch, pass,laying a platform as well as the whole concept of getting quick play the balls in rugby league.

Craig Fitzgibbon focused on defence which incorporated foot work, line speed and some of the tackling techniques used at the Roosters.

The day finished off with a presentation about the club and what it means to be a Rooster.

They learnt more about the Roosters rich history and greatly benefited from learning more about the club.

New Zealand Camp

On Friday the 20th of July, the Sydney Roosters held a camp in Auckland for contracted and non-contracted juniors.

The camp consists of twenty boys aged between 14-18.

The camp was specific on skills and drills being coached on our juniors in Australia.

New Zealand based Roosters players took a lot out of the three hours, as they listened intently, asked plenty of questions and demonstrated great rugby league skills.

The camp finished off with a presentation about the history of the club and the culture we have at the Roosters.

The players left the camp up-skilled on the game which will undoubtedly assist in their development moving forward.

It was beneficial for the young Roosters to learn more about what it means to be a Rooster player and what it takes to be the ultimate professional at our club.

To top if off, they got the opportunity to train with the Jersey Flegg team prior to their game against the Warriors.