Peter Shiels

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Peter Shiels
Personal information
Full name Peter Shiels
Nickname Stretch
Born (1973-09-04) 4 September 1973 (age 40)
Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Height 197 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1993 Penrith Panthers 5 0 0 0 0
1994 Wests Magpies 6 0 0 0 0
1995–97 Western Reds 48 4 0 0 16
1998–00 Newcastle Knights 61 12 0 0 48
2001–02 St Helens 47 11 0 0 44
Total 167 27 0 0 108
Source: Rugby League Project

Peter Shiels (born 4 September 1973 in Bankstown, New South Wales), is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. He played for Penrith, Western Suburbs, Western Reds, Newcastle Knights in Australia and St Helens in the European Super League as a Second-row and as a Prop.

As Super League V champions, St Helens RLFC played against 2000 NRL Premiers, the Brisbane Broncos in the 2001 World Club Challenge. Shiels played at second-row forward in Saints' victory. Shiels played for St Helens RFC from the interchange bench in their 2002 Super League Grand Final victory against the Bradford Bulls.

Personal life[edit]

Peter is married to Linda (née Alexander), the sister of fellow retired Rugby League player, Greg Alexander. Mark Geyer, a good friend of Peter's, is married to Greg's other sister, Megan.

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