Rory Sidey

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Rory Sidey
Full name Rory John Sidey
Date of birth (1986-07-04) 4 July 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
School Trinity Grammar School, NSW
University Macquarie University, Bachelor of Laws
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre / Wing
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Western Sydney Rams
Newport Gwent Dragons
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Current local club West Harbour RFC
correct as of 15 June 2013.

Rory Sidey (born 4 July 1986 in Sydney) is an Australian rugby union player who played for the New South Wales Waratahs, Western Force and Melbourne Rebels. His primary position is inside centre.

Early years[edit]

Sidey was educated at Trinity Grammar School, NSW. He represented NSW Under 19s, and Western Sydney Rams in the sole Australian Rugby Championship, having played his club rugby for West Harbour RFC in the Shute Shield.[citation needed]

He spent the 2008/09 northern hemisphere season playing for the Newport Gwent Dragons in Wales.[1]

Super Rugby[edit]

In August 2009, Sidey signed with the Sydney based NSW Waratahs.[2] He spent 2011 and 2012 with the Western Force in Perth[1] and joined the Melbourne Rebels in 2013.[3]

He made his Rebels debut in Round 1 of the 2013 Super Rugby season, against the Force, at home at AAMI Park. He played inside centre[4] but can also play outside centre, or on the wing.[3]

In 2013 went on to play in all Rebels Super Rugby matches, except for one he missed due to injury. He also played 80 minutes in the tour match against the British and Irish lions.[citation needed]


Sidey is a Chinese linguist and has a Bachelor of Law from Macquarie University.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Rory Sidey Player Profile". Melbourne Rebels. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  2. ^ NSW Waratahs Press Release
  3. ^ a b "Rebels announce squad for 2013 Super Rugby season" (Press release). Melbourne Rebels. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Rebels vs Force in Melbourne". Match Breakdown. SA Rugby. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 

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