Adam Clydsdale

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Adam Clydsdale
Personal information
Born (1993-02-13) 13 February 1993 (age 22)
Scone, New South Wales, Australia
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 89 kg (14 st 0 lb)
Playing information
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013– Newcastle Knights 34 3 0 0 12
As of 6 June 2015
Source: Rugby League Project

Adam Clydsdale (born 13 February 1993) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Newcastle Knights of the National Rugby League. He primarily plays hooker.

Background[edit]

Born in Scone, New South Wales, Clydsdale played his junior football for the Scone Thoroughbreds before being signed by the Newcastle Knights. As a youngster, Clydsdale played for the New South Wales Under 16s team. In 2009, Clydsdale won the Knights' Harold Matthews Cup Player of the Year award.[1] In 2011, Clydsdale played in the Knights' 2011 S. G. Ball Cup Grand Final win over the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs,[2] winning the Knights' SG Ball Player of the Year award and SG Ball Player's Player award.[3] Clydsdale played for the Knights' NYC team in 2012 and 2013,[4] captaining the side in 2013. At the end of 2012, Clydsdale won the Knights' NYC Player of the Year award and NYC Player's Player award.[5]In December 2012, Clydsdale attended the Blues Pathways camp for future New South Wales State of Origin representatives.[6]

Newcastle Knights 2013-[edit]

2013[edit]

In Round 9 of the 2013 NRL season, Clydsdale made his NRL debut for the Knights against the Canberra Raiders.[7][8] On 10 May 2013, Clydsdale re-signed with the Knights on a 3-year contract after rejecting an offer from the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles.[9][10] Clydsdale played 2 matches for the Knights in the 2013 NRL season playing majority of the year in the NYC.

2014[edit]

In 14 February 2014, Clydsdale was selected in the Newcastle Knights inaugural 2014 Auckland Nines squad.[11] In Round 6 against the Canberra Raiders, Clydsdale scored his first NRL career try in the Knights 26-12 win at Canberra Stadium.[12] Clydsdale finished the Knights 2014 NRL season with him playing in 21 matches and scoring 2 tries (8p).

Personal life[edit]

Clydsdale is the grandson of Australian international Don "Bandy" Adams.[13]

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