Robbie Rogers has won the NRL premierships three times but his legacy is forever linked to the Newcastle Knights.
Read moreBreaking down his form Robbie Rogers’ career in the NRL will forever be linked to Newcastle Knights and the Cronulla Sharks.
Read MoreHe’s won the premiership twice, the Grand Final and two more premiers with the Sharks in 2015.
His record in the finals has seen him win the NRL title in five consecutive years.
His success with the Knights was also boosted by the success of his younger brother Ryan, who has gone on to become a successful broadcaster in his own right.
Ryan is the brother of NRL commentator Robbie Rogers, who is also a former NRL player.
The brothers have played on the same side in the premiership and have played for Newcastle in each of their three premiers seasons.
The NRL’s Grand Final has always been a favourite for both brothers, but it’s the NRL grand final where Robbie Rogers will be remembered the most.
He’s been playing in the grand final every year since he was a little boy, but that wasn’t always the case.
Robbie Rogers and his brother Ryan were both drafted by Newcastle as children and they both made their NRL debuts at the same time in 2007.
They were both young players, but both had an incredible year and went on to play for Newcastle at the age of 18 and 19 respectively.
Robbby Rogers was named NRL player of the year and Ryan was named premiership player of year.
They won two premiers’ medals for the Knights and they also played a key role in the success and longevity of the Sharks.
Ryan went on also to play professional rugby league in the United Kingdom, where he was the youngest player to score for the English Rugby Union’s under-19 side.
Ryan Rogers was a great player and a great representative for the NRL, he will always be remembered.
Robo Rogers is also an inspiration to his brother, who will also be remembered as a great commentator.
It was Ryan Rogers who gave the Cronunas a boost in the 2017 grand final.
In the first minute, Robbie Rogers brought the Knights back to within a point, before a big run from Sam Burgess and the Sharks pushed the Knights level with 10 minutes to go.
Robbo Rogers’ team were well placed to win the game, but they did not do that, as they were held scoreless by the Sharks, before Burgess scored with just over a minute to go to give the Knights the lead.
The Knights scored again to secure the victory and the Knights had a good chance to win their first premiership since 1999, but Ryan Rogers was on hand to score a brilliant try that put the Sharks on the board.
Ryan’s try made it 12-0 to the Knights, and the next two minutes were nothing short of sensational for the Sharks as they stormed back to win by 16 points.
The next time Robbie Rogers was involved in a Grand Final was in 2018, when he was in his eighth year of NRL commentary.
Robotters team were so close to a grand final victory that they were in danger of losing the premeries and that was when Robbie Rogers pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in NRL history.
The Cronulla Dragons lost the grand finals to the Dragons in 2018 but they had the same result in 2019 when they lost the premies.
Robbery was at the helm of the Knights in both Grand Final victories, and his influence in the team is still felt today.
He was in the Knights side that took them to the Grand Finals and it was Robbie Rogers who made it a memorable game for the Raiders.
Robby Rogers is an inspiration for the young men and his legacy will never be forgotten, and it’s been a privilege to be a part of his life.
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