Reece Robinson

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For the English darts player, see Reece Robinson (darts player).
Reece Robinson
Reece Robinson at an Raiders autograph session at Bolton Park.jpg
Robinson in 2012
Personal information
Nickname Fleece
Born (1987-06-13) 13 June 1987 (age 27)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)
Playing information
Position Wing, Fullback, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Brisbane Broncos 13 4 0 0 16
2010–14 Canberra Raiders 83 44 3 0 182
2015- Parramatta Eels 0 0 0 0 0
Total 96 48 3 0 198
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009 Lebanon 3 5 4 0 29
2013 Indigenous All Stars 1 3 0 0 12
Source: RLP

Reece Robinson (born 13 June 1987) is an Australian professional rugby league player of Indigenous Australian and Lebanese descent who primarily plays on the wing or at fullback for the Parramatta Eels in the National Rugby League (NRL), and is a Lebanon national rugby league team member.[1]

Playing career[edit]

2008: Career with Brisbane[edit]

Robinson made his first grade debut for the Brisbane Broncos in round 1, 2008, against the Penrith Panthers[citation needed], a match which the Broncos ultimately won 48-12. His contract with the Brisbane Broncos was not renewed for the 2009 season,[2] but Robinson was picked up by the North Sydney Bears, the feeder club for the South Sydney Rabbitohs, in the NSWRL Cup in 2009.

2010-14: Career with Canberra[edit]

On 12 December 2009, Robinson was picked up by the Canberra Raiders after recommendation from current Newcastle Knights coach Wayne Bennett. Robinson previously played in youth grades for the Cronulla Sharks and the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Reece came from the clouds to score an impressive 4 tries v the Cowboys on Saturday 28 August 2010.

2015-present: Career with Parramatta[edit]

On 15 October 2014, Robinson signed a one-year deal with the Parramatta Eels to be a candidate to replace the departed Eels fullback Jarryd Hayne.[3][4]

Representative career[edit]

Robinson was named to the Lebanon national rugby league team training squad for the 2009 European Cup[5] and went on to play in the tournament, scoring a hat-trick of tries against the Italy national rugby league team.

Family[edit]

Robinson has a twin brother, Travis Robinson, who is a member of the Lebanon national rugby league team.[1] Robinson is also a relative of Australian boxer Anthony Mundine, and rugby league player Nathan Merritt.

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