Aaron Whitchurch

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Aaron Whitchurch
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Personal information
Born (1992-05-03) 3 May 1992 (age 24)
Nairobi, Kenya
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 97 kg (15 st 4 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–15 Brisbane Broncos 5 1 0 0 4
As of 15 November 2015
Source: Rugby League Project

Aaron Whitchurch (born 3 May 1992) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League. He plays at centre and second-row.

Playing career[edit]

Whitchurch playing for the Queensland u-20s team in 2012

Born in Fremantle, Western Australia. Whitchurch moved to Australia at age eight, playing in his first junior football team with the Stanley River Wolves before being signed by the Brisbane Broncos. Whitchurch played for the Broncos' NYC team from 2010 to 2012, scoring 13 tries in 36 games.[1]

In February 2012, Whitchurch's Brisbane Broncos coach, Anthony Griffin, revealed that Whitchurch's future was in the forwards due to his strength and speed.[2]

In Round 17 of the 2012 NRL season, Whitchurch made his NRL debut for the Broncos against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks. He scored a try on debut.

Representative career[edit]

In 2012, Whitchurch was named at wing in the inaugural Under 20's State of Origin match for Queensland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130205091834/http://www.rleague.com/db/player/w/whitchurch_aaron/index.php. Archived from the original on 5 February 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2012.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Brisbane Broncos youngster Aaron Whitchurch moves from wing to the backrow". Dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 2015-11-15. 

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