Aiden Tolman

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Aiden Tolman
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Personal information
Born (1988-11-10) 10 November 1988 (age 28)
Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 104 kg (16 st 5 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–10 Melbourne Storm 53 4 0 0 16
2011– Canterbury Bulldogs 146 7 0 0 28
Total 199 11 0 0 44
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011–14 NSW Country 3 0 0 0 0
Source: Rugby League Project,[1]

Aiden Tolman is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL. He previously played for the Melbourne Storm. He primarily plays prop.

Early years[edit]

While attending St Paul's College, Kempsey in 2006, Tolman was selected to play for the Australian Schoolboys team.[2] He has also played for the Junior Kangaroos.[3]

Tolman played his junior football with the Smithtown Tigers and he has also played for the Central Coast Storm and the Queensland Cup side, Norths Devils.[4][5]

Playing career[edit]

Tolman made his first-grade debut against the Canberra Raiders in round 6 of the 2008 season.[6] He has been compared to former Melbourne Storm player Robbie Kearns.[7] In 2008 he was named the Melbourne Storm rookie of the year.[8]

He played in the 2009 premiership against Parramatta.[9]

On 18 May 2010, he signed for the Canterbury Bulldogs for three years.[10]

On 6 December 2016, Tolman re-signed with the Canterbury Bulldogs that will see him at the club until 2020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League". Sporting Pulse. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  3. ^ "4 Devils in Junior Kangaroos". Norths Devils. 2007-01-01. Archived from the original on 8 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  4. ^ "Player Information". RLeague.com. 2008-04-23. Archived from the original on 3 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Ashes To Ashes, Dust to Dust". QRL. 23 April 2008. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Docs fear Manu has broken ankle". Melbourne Storm. 2008-04-22. Archived from the original on 25 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  7. ^ Donaghy, Dave (2008-04-23). "Storm player Aiden Tolman rides wave of success". Herald Sun. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  8. ^ melbournestorm.com.au. "NRL Honour Board". Club. Melbourne Storm. Archived from the original on 28 September 2013. 
  9. ^ [2][dead link]
  10. ^ [3][dead link]

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