Selasi Berdie

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Selasi Berdie
Personal information
Full name Selasi Berdie
Nickname Blade
Born (1986-02-03) 3 February 1986 (age 28)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 101 kg (15 st 13 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–2009 Gold Coast Titans 2 0 0 0 0
Source: Rugby League Project

Selasi Berdie (born 3 February 1986) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Gold Coast Titans who usually plays as a prop. He is believed to be the first player of Ghanaian descent to play in the National Rugby League.[1]

Early years[edit]

Berdie grew up in Melbourne and played tennis before taking up rugby league. Berdie graduated with a double degree in sports science and management in 2008.[2]

Queensland Cup[edit]

In 2008 Berdie was signed by the Gold Coast Titans and was assigned to play for a feeder club, the Tweed Heads Seagulls, in the Queensland Cup.[3]

In 2008 he played for Queensland Country and the Queensland Residents sides.[4][5]

Gold Coast Titans[edit]

Berdie made his National Rugby League debut playing for the Gold Coast Titans in Round 26, 2008 and is fondly known as Big Bird. [6]

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