Belrose Eagles

The Belrose Eagles are a Rugby league team based in the suburb of Belrose in Sydney's Northern Beaches. Founded in 1955, the club has fielded both junior and senior teams in the Manly-Warringah district competitions and since 2013 the semi-professional Sydney Shield competition in NSW, Australia. Their colours are red and gold. After returning to the A Grade competition in 2009, the Belrose Eagles were 2009 Premiers.

Belrose Eagles
Club information
Full nameBelrose Eagles
Founded1955
Current details
Ground(s)
  • French's Forest Showground
CoachTim Gee
CompetitionSydney Shield

In 2013, Belrose joined the Sydney Shield competition and in their inaugural year claimed the premiership. Belrose were also Premiers in the A2 Manly Warringah Rugby League Competition that year.

Notable Juniors

Manly Warringah Sea Eagles legends Geoff Toovey and Jason King (rugby league) represented Belrose in their youth.

Belrose are part of the Manly-Warringah/North Sydney District Rugby League district competition.

Current Players

Noted current juniors include Peter "Pappa pump" Delaivuna, Shannon "Ram man" Cameron, Mailangi Styles, Tim "Test match" Gee, Matt "Mumbles" Forrest, Jimmy "Mullet" Curtis, Lee "Top Sort" Cameron, Brandon "Winger In" Scott, Cory "No Legs" Forrest, Tom "Rowdy" Bitmead, Andrew "Give Us A Smile" Needham, Martin "Danny Weidler" Cooke, Joey "Johns" Cudmore, Dave "USA Tomahawk" Marando, Steve "Horse" Carew, James "Morton" Mortimer & Richie "Carpenter" Plumber. Former now retired legends include: Paul "Have a line" Garnham, Greg "Moody" Lyell, Tony "Shoulders" Ballard and Luke "Malcolm Naden" Alder. Coached by Kieran "Sunsilk" Dempsey. Trained by Mark "Skins" Ballesty and Matt "Coat hangers" Carter. Assisted by waterboy Paul "McLovin" Gosling.

Jim Beam Cup

The Belrose Eagles have played in the NSWRL Jim Beam Cup since 2005 until 2009. Prior to this the highest level of competition for the club was in the Manly-Warringah and North Sydney district A-Grade competitions. The Eagles have yet to win the Jim Beam Cup competition. The Belrose Eagles returned to the Manly-Warringah/North Sydney district A-Grade competition in 2009 and went on to win this competition.

Sydney Shield

Belrose currently compete in The NSW Sydney Shield competition. At the end of the 2019 Sydney Shield season, Belrose finished last on the table and claimed the wooden spoon. It was a difficult year for Belrose as they managed only one victory and lost eighteen matches.[1]

See also

References

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