The Rovers this year are fielding 13 teams in the South Sydney Junior League and all 13 teams looked a million dollars in their brand new jumpers, shorts and socks, from the young boys and girls in the Under 5s all the way to the open-aged A-grade team.
The pride of our club each and every year are all our kids teams. There is something comforting watching boys and girls run around on a Sunday morning – enjoying the outdoors, getting some exercise, and, most importantly, having fun and not worrying what the scoreboard is showing.
As the mighty Rovers enter their 64th season, it’s with pride that the most successful sporting club in the inner city is on a surge with playing numbers. Registrations this year are up over 135 per cent on last season and a whopping 570 per cent on five years ago, and it’s fair to say that the families both old and new have all embraced the Rovers club as their own. The club is kicking goals both on the field and off the field in the local business community.
The club is reliant on the goodwill of local businesses as all are volunteers at the club, and again it’s great to see local businesses, both big and small, getting behind their local footy team.