Welcome to Colyton Colts JRLC
Your Junior Rugby League Team in Colyton
Colyton Colts JRLFC takes our players to the max! Our coaches are serious about making Colyton Colts JRLC the #1 Rugby League Club in the Penrith and Colyton district area and are always on the lookout for the players who will help us get there. Think you’ve got what it takes? We’d love to meet you! Read on to learn more about our stats and players and see how you can become part of our club.
Born to Compete
Since 1968, Colyton Colts JRLFC has been finding and featuring some of the best players in the Penrith district . From coaching them on the ins-and-outs of the sport to honing their athletic skills, we’re proud to teach not only the love of the game, but to also impart the ideals of good sportsmanship, teamwork and loyalty.
1968 – Established by CEC Blinkhorn and Graham McDonald’2 teams were established at the time, Under 10’s and Under 11’sColours were adopted by the South Sydney club and consisted of black Shorts, red & green jersey & socks.Ridge Park was and still is the home ground of the Colyton Colts.
1969 – The first premiership won for the Colts was the Under 11’s
1970 – 1975 – Club information limited during this period, but from all accounts club was going through a building stage
1976 – Wayne Sumner was the first representative player to come out of the Colyton Club (S.G ball)
1977 – Ridge Park was renamed CEC Blinkhorn oval after his passing during this year.
1979 – Club established more sides as the years progressed and therefore our U/9’s division 1 became the first 1st division premiership to win 5-3 against Blacktown Leagues.Our U/16’s were the first Sunday premiers won 9-6 against Richmond.In the same year the club had 17 sides which made this the second biggest club in the district.
1980 - Our club name changed from Colyton Colts to Colyton/ St Clair and C’grade became our first grand finalist.Our first A’ grade side had entered into the competion but unfortunately never won a game?
1981 – A’ grade has there first win against ********* and David Liddiard becomes the first graded player, and makes the U/23’s at Parramatta
1982 - David Liddiard played his very first 1st grade game with Parramatta and becomes the first player from Colyton Colts.
1983 – Club changes colours to Souths (“Minties – white shorts) design
1984 - A’ Grade & A’ Reserves make semi-finals for the first time.A’ Grade goes on to make the grand final, but lose to St Marys (18-6)Club wins 5 premierships (7’s, 12’s, 14/1’s, 14/2, s and 15’s) U/14/1’s win champion of champions trophy in final, beating Parramatta Marist 20-0Steve Sonter A’ Grade player of the year in Penrith Comp.
1985 – U/7,U/8 & U/15’s all win first division premierships.
1986 - U/16’s win champions of champion’s trophy and also won their 5th straight 1st division competition – team consists of future 1st grade players Steven Burns, Reece Webb, Scott Ellem and David Seidenkamp
1987- Clubs growth continues and now has 20 teams, club wins 5 premierships, overall club champions and Saturday club champions,A’reserves win grand final against St.marys 23-12,U/9’s win Wayne Pearce knock-out with Craig Gower a stand out and A’ grade & A’ Reserves beat St.marys for the first time during the season.
1988- Club changes name back to Colyton Colts
1992- A’ grade make grand final only to go down to Cambridge Park 18-14
1994 – Penrith J.R.L. history created as U/16’s win 10th 1st division premiership in a row (U/7’s 1985 to U/16’s 1994) team consists of Craig Gower, Troy Wozniak & Fred Petersen who all go on to play 1st grade.
1995-club goes back to black shorts, U/15’s & U/16,s in grand finals and Craig Gower is graded.
1996-A’ reserve win grand final 7-6 against St.Doms
1997-A’ reserves win grand final 24-20 against St.Doms
1999 -A’ grade loses grand final St.Marys 24-6 , Craig Trindall wins A’ grade player of the year
2000 – A’ grade wins minor premiership, but lose grand final 30-16 against St.Marys, Trindall wins A’ grade player of the year again, A’ grade also wins the Wollongong 7’s competition against Picton in final.
2004- After a couple of lean years A’ grade goes back to 2nd division but makes grand final only to go down to Glenmore Park 30-16
2005 – club changes name to Colyton/Mt.Druitt in an attempt to attract more players and sponsors, A’ grade breaks its duck and WINS its first A’ grade premiership against Blacktown Workers 24-20.
2007 - A’ grade loses grand final to Minchinbury and ends its 2nd division era with 1 premiership, 2 runners up and a third from 4 years, the U/16’s win grand final against Western City Tigers.
2008 – A’ grade goes back to 1st division along with all its Sunday sides, club produces 6 S.G. ball players & 1 Harold Matthews player.
2009 - Club wins 5 Premierships including Reserve grades 4th in the clubs history
2010 - The colts win Reserve grade and A grade for the first time , A grade defeating Windsor 24 - 10 in the Grand final
2012 - The colts win 4 Premierships including the A grade defeating Cambridge Park 32-30
2014 - Colts win 5 premierships , the third time this has been achieved
2020 - The club wins 4 premierships , including 1st division titles in the 11's and 15's. The season is a shortened one during covid
2021 - 5 Premierships for the club including Division 1 premierships in the 12's and A grade
2022 - the club wins 2 premierships in the 9's and 13's. We have a record 9 players play Harold Matts (U/17') ,5 for Penrith and 4 for Norths.
Club also has 2 players in 16's development, 6 in the 14's and 4 in the 13's development sides for Penrith . A great achievement for providing pathways
40th year anniversary1st grade players from Colyton juniors
DAVID LIDDIARD – PARRAMATTA AND CITY
TONY BUTTERFIELD – NEWCASTLE, CITY AND NSW
DARREN SOUTH – ST.GEORGE
GLEN LIDDIARD – NORTHS, PARRAMATTA AND PENRITH
STEVEN BURNS – WESTS
REECE WEBB – WESTS
SCOTT ELLEM – PENRITH
DAVID SEIDENKAMP – EASTS
CRAIG GOWER – PENRITH, CITY, NSW AND AUSTRALIA
TROY WOZNIAK – BALMAIN AND PARRAMATTA
FRED PETERSEN – PENRITH
SCOTT McLEAN – NORTHERN EAGLES AND SOUTHS
CRAIG TRINDALL – PENRITH
BRENT McConnell – NORTH QLD
TEPAI MOEROA - PARRAMATTA AND MELBOURNE
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