8 February 1990 |
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||111 kg (245 lb)|
|2012–13||St George Illawarra||35||14||0||0||56|
|As of 11 November 2014|
|Source: , |
Daniel Vidot (born 8 February 1990 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Brisbane Broncos of the NRL. A Samoa national representative back, he previously played for NRL clubs the Canberra Raiders and St. George Illawarra Dragons.
Professional playing career
After showcasing his talent in the Canberra Raiders U/20 Toyota Cup team (who won the Grand Final in that season) Vidot was called on to make his NRL Premiership debut for the Raiders against the Knights in round 17 of the 2009 NRL season. In his first season, he scored 6 tries from his eight appearances. He was selected in the Samoan train on squad in 2010, but withdrew so he would remain able to play for Queensland. Vidot signed with the St George Illawarra Dragons starting in the 2012 season on a 3 year deal. The deal was made on 30 August 2011. In the 2011 NRL season, he played in 12 games. In these 12 matches, he scored 5 tries.
St. George Illawarra Dragons
Vidot scored his first NRL try for the Dragons in round 3 of 2012 against the West Tigers. In 2013 Vidot was selected to play in the Pacific Rugby League International against Tonga on the 20th of April. He scored the Samoan's only try in the 36-4 defeat. He was selected for the Samoans again later in the year, to feature in their 2013 Rugby League World Cup campaign. He appeared in all four of Samoa's World Cup games and he scored one try against the French in the group stage. Vidot signed with the Broncos on 15 October 2013 on a 2-year deal starting in 2014.
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- "Raiders player Vidot signs with Dragons". Smh.com.au. 2011-08-30. Retrieved 2013-05-16.
- "Brisbane Broncos sign Daniel Vidot, Stewart Mills and Todd Lowrie". couriermail.com.au. 2013-10-15. Retrieved 2013-10-15.