Darren Britt

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Darren Britt
Personal information
Full name Darren James Britt
Born (1969-10-09) 9 October 1969 (age 45)
Orange, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Height 194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1989–1993 Wests Magpies 59 2 0 0 8
1994–2001 Bulldogs 168 10 0 0 40
2002–2003 St Helens 49 4 0 0 16
Total 276 16 0 0 64
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1998–2000 Australia 9 0 0 0 0
2001 Country Origin 1 1 0 0 4
Source: Rugby League Project and Yesterday's Hero

Darren Britt (born 9 October 1969 in Orange, New South Wales) is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. He played for the Western Suburbs Magpies and the Canterbury Bulldogs in the National Rugby League competition.

He also represented the Australian national side; his position of choice was usually at prop-forward.

Britt captained Canterbury in 92 first grade matches in 1996 and on a full-time basis during 1998-2001, second only to Terry Lamb who led the Bulldogs on 120 occasions.

Britt played at prop forward and captained the Canterbury Bulldogs in their loss at the 1998 NRL grand final to the Brisbane Broncos.[1] Britt was selected for the Australian team to compete in the end of season 1999 Rugby League Tri-Nations tournament. In the final against New Zealand he played at prop forward in the Kangaroos' 22-20 victory.

Britt played two seasons in Super League with English club St Helens in 2002 and 2003.[2] He played for St Helens RFC at prop forward in their 2002 Super League Grand Final victory against the Bradford Bulls. Having won Super League VI, St Helens contested the 2003 World Club Challenge against 2002 NRL Premiers, the Sydney Roosters. Britt played at prop forward in Saints' 38-0 loss.

Since retirement he has served on the NRL judiciary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GRAND FINAL - 1998" at thebulldogs.com.au
  2. ^ Darren Britt at slstats.org

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