The memory of one of the game’s greatest centres in Steve Rogers will be honoured at Brookvale Oval on Monday, March 21.
The Round 3 Telstra Premiership match between Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks sees both clubs not only competing for the two vital competition points, but also the Steve Rogers Memorial Trophy.
Rogers was an Immortal of the Cronulla Sharks, having played 202 first grade games.
He also represented NSW 21 times and Australia 24 times. Rogers had many good friends at the Sea Eagles in Bob Fulton, Max Krilich and Paul McCabe through the Kangaroos tours.
The Steve Rogers Memorial Trophy was first played in March 2006 and is now contested just once a season at the current holders’ home ground should both clubs be drawn to play each other twice. It used to be played for each time the teams met up until the end of the 2010 season.
The Sea Eagles currently hold the trophy following a 28-16 win in round 17 at Brookvale Oval last season.
As part of the Club’s 70th Year Anniversary celebrations, the Sea Eagles are offering the chance for supporters to purchase a general admission ticket for just $19.78 – that’s a huge saving of 30%. This great offer ends midnight March 18 so don’t miss out!
The $19.78 price is in recognition of the great Sea Eagles win over the Sharks in the 1978 Grand Final replay, won 16-0 by Manly Warringah.
Our proud Match Day Partner for the ‘Battle of the Beaches’ night at Brookvale Oval is AbilityOptions.
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Steve Rogers Memorial Trophy history
2015: Manly 28 d Cronulla 16
2014: Manly 26 d Cronulla 0
2013: Cronulla 25 d Manly 18
2012: Cronulla 17 d Manly 14
2011: Manly 19 d Cronulla 13
2010: Rd 5 Manly 40 d Cronulla 12, Rd 19 Manly 48 d Cronulla 18
2009: Rd 19 Manly 32 d Cronulla 26, Rd 25 Manly 18 d Cronulla 16
2008: Rd 1 Cronulla 16 d Manly 10, Rd 18 Manly 34 d Cronulla 6
2007: NRL Trial: Manly 29 d Cronulla 22, Rd 19 Manly 29 d Cronulla 22
2006: Rd 3 Manly 20 d Cronulla 18, Rd 15 Cronulla 15 d Manly 12