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Vale Robert McDonagh

The Sydney Roosters are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former player Robert McDonagh.

McDonagh, Rooster #475, played 55 games for the Club between 1957 and 1961 as a front rower, most notably in the Club's 1960 Grand Final side.

Outside of football, 'Bob' carved out a long-standing career as a highly respected police sargeant. He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy. 

The Sydney Roosters extend their heartfelt sympathies to the family and friends of Robert McDonagh at this time.

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.