|Born||Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia|
|Height||165 cm (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (12 st 8 lb)|
Billy Johnstone (born in Cunnamulla, Queensland) is an Australian former rugby league footballer who played for the Canterbury Bulldogs, St. George Dragons and the Gold Coast Chargers. Billy also has a very strong history and family background in boxing having 27 bouts winning 21 and 6 losses.
Johnston won the Brisbane Rugby League premiership with Souths in 1981.
Johnstone was also appointed the inaugural captain of the Gold Coast-Tweed Giants. He later became the club's recruitment manager.
After retirement, Johnstone has become a highly regarded Strength and Conditioning Coach in the NRL. He worked with the North Queensland Cowboys from 2002 to 2006 before moving to the newly established Gold Coast Titans. The North Queensland club however have again offered Billy a deal he couldn't turn down. In July 2008, he was granted a release from the Gold Coast Titans and has signed a three-year deal with the North Queensland Cowboys, beginning in 2009. Billy Jonstone also is currently operating as a personal trainer from a local gym in Townsville, Queensland named 'The Zoo Health & Fitness, where he trains intermediate to advanced members and uses his Strength & Conditioning knowledge to good value. https://web.archive.org/web/20111127183212/http://www.thezoohf.com.au/zoo/staffprofiles.html
Professional Boxing Titles
|Height||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
June 15, 1959 |
Cunnamulla, Queensland, Australia
|Wins by KO||12|
- Australia - Queensland State middleweight title (156½Ibs)
- Australia - Queensland State super welterweight title (154Ibs)
- "Billy Johnstone". BoxRec. Retrieved 2017-07-06.
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