Simon Angell

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Simon Angell
Personal information
Full name Simon Alexander Angell
Born (1970-11-12) 12 November 1970 (age 44)
Height 194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1989–1998 Hornby (CRL)
1994 Christchurch City 15 10 0 1 41
1995–1996 Featherstone Rovers
1996–1997 Salford City Reds 6
Total 21 10 0 1 41
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1989–1997 Canterbury 32 7 0 0 28
1993 New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0

Simon Alexander Angell is a former rugby league player who represented his country.

Playing career[edit]

From the Hornby club, Angell played for the Canterbury side that bet Auckland in 1993, starting in the second row in the Provincial grand final.[1][2]

He played for the Christchurch City Shiners in the 1994 Lion Red Cup.[3]

Angell was then signed to the Auckland Warriors in 1995 but did not play in the first grade team. He signed with the Featherstone Rovers for the 1995/96 season but in February 1996 Featherstone had to cut his contract as a cost-cutting measure.[4] Angell played the rest of the 1996 season with the Salford City Reds and remained there for 1997.[5]

He then returned to Canterbury and resumed his provincial representative career.[6] In 1998 he played for the Tasman Orcas as an import player while playing for the Hornby Panthers in the Canterbury Rugby League.[7]

Between 1999 and 2003 Angell played for the Canning Bulldogs in the Western Australia Rugby League competition.[5][8]

Representative career[edit]

Angell was named in the touring squad for the 1993 New Zealand Kiwis tour of Great Britain and France, however Angell did not play a test while on tour.[9] He did however wear the Kiwis colours on several tour matches and is Kiwi number 651.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Tony (30 May 2009). "Nothing better than bettering Auckland". The Press. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  2. ^ Bruce Montgomerie Those Who Played, Montgomerie Publishing, 2004. ISBN 0646434071
  3. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1994, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1994. p.133
  4. ^ Dave Hadfield Kiwi trio pay price in cost cutting The Independent, 22 February 1996
  5. ^ a b ANGELL, Simon Alexander - 1993 nzleague.co.nz
  6. ^ John Coffey Old hand and rookie strengthen Canty ranks The Press, 30 August 1997
  7. ^ New Zealand Rugby League Annual '98, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1998. p.141
  8. ^ South Perth Lions make easy prey of Bulldogs rleague.com, 12 May 2003
  9. ^ Coffey and Wood The Kiwis: 100 Years of International Rugby League ISBN 1-86971-090-8. p.334.

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