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Team Records

Biggest Win (All-Time - FG)      -  94-16 1952 Tour3 Coom v Cooma
Biggest Win (Premiership - FG)   -  67-0  1910 Rd08  RASG v Wests
Biggest Win (Premiership - RG)   - 102-2  1913 Rd10  Mosm v Mosman
Biggest Win (Premiership - 3G)   - 110-2  1925 Rd06  Redf v University*
                                    68-10 2017 Rd24  Redf v Warriors

Biggest Winning Margin           -  67    1910 RASG v Wests

Worst Defeat (Premiership - FG)  -   0-66 2006 StAu v Auckland

Crowd Record                     - 83,833 (2014 StAu GF   v Canterbury)
Crowd Record (Non-Finals)        - 59,708 (2013 StAu Rd26 v Syd Roosters)

Longest Winning Streak           - 16 matches (1908 Rd06 - 1909 Rd09)

Longest Winning Streak at Home   - 20 Matches (1949 Rd12 - 1953 Rd08) Redf

First Grade Season Records (Premiership)

Most Points In a Season          -  265 1969 Simms, Eric       (1T 112G 19FG)

Most Tries In a Season           -   29 1954 Brennan, Les

Most Goals In a Season           -  139 1969 Simms, Eric       (112G 19FG)

Most FieldGoals In a Season      -   29 1968 Simms, Eric       (2pt)
                                 -   20 1986 Baker, Neil       (1pt)

First Grade Match Records

Most Points In a Match           -   29 Graves, Johnny         (1952 Rd01  SSG  v Easts     ) (3T 10G)
                                 -   28 Graves, Johnny         (1952 Tour3 Coom v Cooma     ) (6T  5G)
                                 -   27 Graves, Johnny         (1949 Rd14  Redf v Easts     ) (5T  6G)
                                 -   24 Fahey, Terry           (1979 Rd05  Redf v Penrith   ) (4T  6G)
                                 -   23 Graves, Johnny         (1948 Rd10  Redf v Parramatta) (3T  7G)
                                 -   23 Graves, Johnny         (1952 Rd15  Redf v Newtown   ) (1T 10G)

Most Tries In a Match            -    6 Graves, Johnny         (1952 Tour3 Coom v Cooma     )
                                 -    5 Horder, Harold         (1917 Rd05  RASG v Norths    )
                                 -    5 Horder, Harold         (1917 Rd12  RASG v Norths    )
                                 -    5 Quinlivan, Alan        (1936 Rd09  Earl v University)
                                 -    5 Manson, Don            (1937 Rd01  SSG  v University)
                                 -    5 Graves, Johnny         (1949 Rd14  Redf v Easts     )
                                 -    5 Moir, Ian              (1957 Rd07  Redf v Parramatta)
                                 -    5 Sladden,Eric           (1957 Rd16  Cumb v Parramatta)
                                 -    5 Cleary, Michael        (1965 Tour3 Lae  v New Guinea)
                                 -    5 Fahey, Terry           (1977 Mid02 Redf v Wstrn Aust)
                                 -    5 Merritt, Nathan        (2011 Rd22  StAu v Parramatta)
                                 -    5 Johnston, Alex         (2017 Rd17  StAu v Penrith   )
                                 -    5 Johnston, Alex         (2020 Rd20  StAu v Syd Rstrs )

                                 -    6 Alley-Tovio, Damien    (2002 U20 Rd26 Leic v Balmain    )

Most Goals In a Match            -   11 Simms, Eric            (1969 Rd03  Redf v Cronulla  )
                                 -   11 Simms, Eric            (1969 Rd18  Penr v Penrith   ) (6G 5FG)
                                 -   10 Oxford, Arthur         (1920 Rd15  Marr v University)
                                 -   10 Butler, Ted            (1947 Rd02  SSG  v Parramatta)
                                 -   10 Graves, Johnny         (1952 Rd15  Redf v Newtown   )
                                 -   10 Walsh, Steve           (1980 Rd07  Redf v Penrith   )
                                 -   10 Reynolds, Adam         (2020 Rd20  StAu v Syd Rstrs )

                                 -   13 Robinson, John         (1964 RG Trial Redf v Wests     )

Most Fieldgoals In a Match       -    5 Simms, Eric            (1969 Rd18  Penr v Penrith   ) (2pt)
                                 -    4 Simms, Eric            (1970 GF    SCG  v Manly     )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1968 Rd04  Lidc v Wests     )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1968 Rd05  Redf v Cronulla  )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1968 Rd09  NSO  v Norths    )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1968 Rd16  Ende v Cronulla  )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1968 Rd17  SCG  v Manly     )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1968 Rd18  SCG  v Penrith   )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1969 Rd16  Redf v Easts     )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1970 Rd18  SCG  v St George )
                                 -    3 Simms, Eric            (1970 Rd22  SCG  v Manly     )
                                 -    3 Wright,Ken             (1982 Rd22  Redf v Parramatta) (1pt)
                                 -    3 Baker, Neil            (1986 Rd10  Seif v Canberra  )
                                 -    3 Reynolds, Adam         (2018 MSF   StAu v St Geo-Ill)

Highest Scores (50+)             -  95-16 1952 Tour3 Coom v Cooma
                                 -  82-12 2000 Tour1 Redf v USA
                                 -  67-0  1910 Rd08  RASG v Wests      (HT 37-0)  [2H 40-0]*
                                 -  67-13 1965 Tour3 Lae  v New Guinea
                                 -  64-5  1920 CC-01 SCG  v University (HT 27-5)
                                 -  64-10 1935 Tour2 Woll v Group 7    
                                 -  64-18 2001 Tour4 Redf v Murdi Paki
                                 -  63-0  1937 Rd01  SSG  v University (HT 23-0)  [2H 40-0]*
                                 -  61-5  1952 Tour1 SCG  v Riverina   (HT 23-2)
                                 -  60-8  1932 Tour2 Armi v New Englnd
                                 -  60-8  2020 Rd20  StAu v Syd Rstrs  (HT 26-4)
                                 -  59-5  1980 Rd07  Redf v Penrith    (HT 37-0)
                                 -  56-6  2011 Rd22  StAu v Parramatta (HT 34-0)
                                 -  56-11 1965 Tour2 Rabl v Raboul
                                 -  56-16 2020 Rd15  StAu v Manly      (HT 38-0)*
                                 -  56-33 1951 Tour2 Redf v Sth Aust   (HT 28-20)
                                 -  55-15 1968 AuCh  Bris v Brothers   (HT 21-10)
                                 -  55-28 1952 Tour6 Redf v Victoria   
                                 -  54-10 2013 Rd10  Rd10 v Wests-Tig  (HT 38-4)*
                                 -  53-0  1939 Rd14  SSG  v Norths     (HT 28-0)
                                 -  53-4  1910 Rd09  RASG v Norths     (HT 31-0)
                                 -  53-12 1944 Tour  Lith v Lithgow    (HT 24-5)
                                 -  52-3  1965 Tour1 PMby v Papua
                                 -  52-6  2015 Rd20  StAu v Newcastle  (HT 36-6)
                                 -  52-12 2009 Rd01  SFS  v Syd Rstrs  (HT 30-6)
                                 -  52-18 2001 Tour2 Dubb v Dubbo Macq
                                 -  52-20 1992 Rd17  NSO  v Norths
                                 -  51-10 2018 StAu  Rd25 v Wests-Tig  (HT 22-10)
                                 -  51-15 1953 Rd15  Redf v Canterbury (HT 21-6)
                                 -  50-0  1952 Rd08  SSG  v Easts      (HT 17-0)
                                 -  50-10 1951 Rd18  Cumb v Parramatta (HT 24-0)
                                 -  50-10 1957 Rd07  Redf v Parramatta (HT 13-5)
                                 -  50-10 2010 Rd10  SCG  v Wests-Tig  (HT 18-6)
                                 -  50-10 2014 Rd21  Crns v Newcastle  (HT 26-0)

Holding Teams Scoreless          -  20-0  1909 Rd01  Brch v Balmain
                                 -  24-0  1909 Rd09  Went v Glebe
                                 -  20-0  1909 SF    RASG v Newcastle
                                 -  67-0  1910 Rd08  RASG v Wests
                                 -   8-0  1911 Rd09  SSG  v Annandale
                                 -  14-0  1914 Rd01  SCG  v Balmain
                                 -  29-0  1914 Tour3 Lism v Wallaroo
                                 -  20-0  1916 Rd01  Ersk v Newtown 
                                 -  10-0  1923 Rd11  SSG  v Glebe
                                 -  13-0  1925 Rd02  SCG  v University
                                 -  14-0  1925 Rd03  SCG  v Easts
                                 -  16-0  1926 Rd11  SCG  v Easts
                                 -  24-0  1927 Rd04  SCG  v Newtown
                                 -  17-0  1929 Rd01  Brch v Balmain
                                 -  15-0  1933 Rd03  SSG  v St George
                                 -   3-0  1934 Rd01  SSG  v Easts
                                 -  63-0  1937 Rd01  SSG  v University
                                 -  12-0  1939 Rd04  SCG  v Easts
                                 -  53-0  1939 Rd14  SSG  v Norths
                                 -  12-0  1943 Rd02  SSG  v Balmain
                                 -  32-0  1949 Rd03  Brok v Manly
                                 -   5-0  1950 Rd10  SCG  v Canterbury
                                 -  50-0  1952 Rd08  SSG  v Easts
                                 -  37-0  1958 Tour3 Ipsw v Ipswich
                                 -   2-0  1965 Rd13  SSG  v Parramatta
                                 -  39-0  1969 Rd09  Penr v Penrith
                                 -   5-0  1974 Rd09  Redf v Newtown
                                 -  30-0  1982 Rd02  Redf v Newtown
                                 -  11-0  1983 Rd19  Redf v Parramatta
                                 -  10-0  1984 Rd21  Redf v Balmain
                                 -   9-0  1986 Rd15  SCG  v Illawarra
                                 -  32-0  1989 Rd06  SFS  v St George
                                 -  20-0  1999 Rd18  Penr v Penrith
                                 -  18-0  2014 Rd11  Ende v Cronulla
                                 -  39-0  2015 WCC   Lngt v St Helens
                                 -  38-0  2020 Rd16  WSS  v Parramatta
                                 -  38-0  2021 Rd04  StAu v Canterbury
                                  
Record Crowds (50,000+)          -  83,833 (2014 StAu GF   v Canterbury)
                                 -  78,065 (1965 SCG  GF   v St George )
                                 -  70,354 (2012 StAu F    v Canterbury)
                                 -  62,838 (1971 SCG  GF   v St George )
                                 -  59,708 (2013 StAu Rd26 v Syd Rstrs )
                                 -  58,825 (1969 SCG  GF   v Balmain   )
                                 -  56,534 (1949 SCG  GF   v St George )
                                 -  56,358 (1967 SCG  GF   v Canterbury)
                                 -  54,626 (1965 SCG  mSF  v Parramatta)
                                 -  54,255 (1968 SCG  GF   v Manly     )
                                 -  53,241 (1970 SCG  GF   v Manly     )
                                 -  53,146 (1969 SCG  Rd19 v St George )
                                 -  52,592 (2014 StAu mF   v Syd Rstrs )
                                 -  51,915 (1967 SCG  MSF  v St George )
                                 -  51,775 (1956 SCG  mSF  v Wests     )
                                 -  51,686 (2013 StAu Rd04 v Canterbury)[Good Friday]
                                 -  50,557 (1956 SCG  Rd07 v Balmain   )
                                 -  50,261 (1971 SCG  MSF  v Manly     )
                                 -  50,153 (1967 SCG  Rd18 v St George )
                                 -  50,109 (2009 LngS Rd19 v Brisbane  )
                                 -  50,009 (1951 SCG  Rd07 v St George )

First Grade Career Player Records (Premiership)

Most Points In FG Career(400+)   - 1841 Simms, Eric            ( 23T 802G 87FG) 
                                 - 1636 Reynolds, Adam         ( 33T 742G 20FG)
                                 - 1124 Purcell, Bernie        ( 36T 508G)
                                 -  836 Wearing, Benny         (144T 202G)
                                 -  653 Merritt, Nathan        (146T  34G  1FG)
                                 -  553 Graves, Johnny         ( 79T 158G)
                                 -  503 Baker, Neil            ( 15T 206G 31FG)
                                 -  483 Sandow, Chris          ( 19T 197G 13FG)
                                 -  462 Horder, Harold         (102T  77G  1FG)
                                 -  442 Felsch, Fred           ( 22T 188G)
                                 -  429 Williams, Percy        ( 19T 186G)
                                 -  424 Johnston, Alex         (106T)
                                 -  414 Luke, Issac            ( 36T 135G)

Most Tries In FG Career(50+)     -  146 Merritt, Nathan 
                                 -  144 Wearing, Benny
                                 -  106 Johnston, Alex
                                 -  105 Moir, Ian
                                 -  102 Horder, Harold
                                 -  100 McCarthy, Bob
                                 -   88 Cleary, Michael
                                 -   79 Graves, Johnny
                                 -   71 Inglis, Greg
                                 -   65 Cowie, Les
                                 -   61 Sutton, John
                                 -   59 Rayner, Jack
                                 -   56 Sladden, Eric
                                 -   56 Pittard, Denis

Most Goals In FG Career(100+)    -  889  Eric Simms            (802G 87FG) [80 2pt FG 6 1pt FG]
                                 -  762  Reynolds, Adam        (742G 20FG)
                                 -  508  Purcell, Bernie
                                 -  237  Baker, Neil           (206G 31FG)
                                 -  210  Sandow, Chris         (197G 13FG)
                                 -  199  Wearing, Benny        
                                 -  188  Felsch, Fred
                                 -  186  Williams, Percy
                                 -  173  Ellison, Mark         (164G  9FG)
                                 -  160  Melrose, Tony         (148G 12FG)
                                 -  158  Garves, Johnny
                                 -  135  Luke, Issac
                                 -  133  Longbottom, Kevin
                                 -  130  Williams, Joe         (126G  4FG)
                                 -  123  Blair, Alf
                                 -  121  Oxford, Arthur
                                 -  116  Ferguson, Eric
                                 -  101  O'Neill, Julian

Most Field Goals In FG Career(10+)-  87 Eric Simms [81 2pt 6 1pt]
                                 -   31 Neil Baker [1pt only]
                                 -   20 Reynolds, Adam
                                 -   13 Hallett, Howard
                                 -   13 Sandow, Chris
                                 -   12 Melrose, Tony
                                 -   11 Wright, Ken

Most Premiership FG Games(200+)  -  336 Sutton, John        (2004-19)
                                 -  218 Merritt, Nathan     (2002-14)
                                 -  211 McCarthy, Bob       (1963-75,78)
                                 -  208 Coleman, Craig      (1982-92)
                                 -  206 Simms, Eric         (1965-75)
                                 -  206 Reynolds, Adam      (2012-20)

Senior(FG/RG/3G) Career Player Records (Premiership)

Most Points In Career(500+)      - 2044 Reynolds, Adam         ( 55T 902G 20FG) 
                                 - 1939 Simms, Eric            ( 39T 842G 87FG)
                                 - 1136 Purcell, Bernie        ( 36T 514G)
                                 -  896 Wearing, Benny         (168T 199G)
                                 -  786 Longbottom, Kevin      ( 38T 336G)
                                 -  701 Merritt, Nathan        (158T  34G  1FG)
                                 -  629 Ellison, Mark          ( 17T 271G 14FG)
                                 -  601 Sandow, Chris          ( 25T 244G 13FG)
                                 -  584 Baker, Neil            ( 16T 243G 34FG)
                                 -  565 Graves, Johnny         ( 81T 161G)
                                 -  555 Williams, Joe          ( 23T 228G  7FG)
                                 -  534 Tait, Jim              ( 48T 195G)
                                 -  510 Williams, Percy        ( 22T 222G)
                                 -  503 Finch, Wally           ( 41T 190G)

Most Tries In Career(100+)       -  168 Wearing, Benny  
                                 -  158 Merritt, Nathan
                                 -  116 Johnston, Alex 
                                 -  108 McCarthy, Bob
                                 -  105 Moir, Ian
                                 -  102 Horder, Harold

Most Goals In Career(200+)       -  926  Eric Simms            (843G 86FG) 
                                 -  922  Reynolds, Adam        (902G 20FG) 
                                 -  514  Purcell, Bernie
                                 -  336  Longbottom, Kevin
                                 -  285  Ellison, Mark         (271G 14FG)
                                 -  277  Baker, Neil           (243G 34FG)
                                 -  253  Sandow, Chris         (244G 13FG)
                                 -  222  Williams, Percy
                                 -  235  Williams, Joe         (228G  7FG)

Most Field Goals In Career(20+)  -   86 Eric Simms [80 2pt 6 1pt]
                                 -   34 Neil Baker [1pt only]
                                 -   20 Reynolds, Adam

Most Games in Career(200+)       -  364 Sutton, John        
                                 -  297 Coleman, Craig
                                 -  252 Reynolds, Adam 
                                 -  251 Piggins, George
                                 -  248 Fenech, Mario
                                 -  239 Merritt, Nathan     
                                 -  230 Stevens, Gary
                                 -  227 McCarthy, Bob
                                 -  223 Sait, Paul
                                 -  223 Andrews, Michael
                                 -  218 Simms, Eric
                                 -  214 Boyle, David
                                 -  208 Hammerton, Ernie
                                 -  208 Harrington, Ross
                                 -  205 Stewart, Ken

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