Brent Stuart

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Brent Stuart
Personal information
Full name Brent Clifford Stuart
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19??–89 Marist (WCRL)
1990–?? Addington (CRL)
1994–96 Wests (NSWRL) 38 2 0 0 8
Total 38 2 0 0 8
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19??–89 West Coast
South Island
1990–98 Canterbury
1992–95 New Zealand 13 1 0 0 4
Source: RLP

Brent Clifford Stuart[1] is a rugby league coach and former player who represented his country.

Playing career[edit]

A West Coast and Canterbury representative, Stuart spent two years in the Northern Territory in the mid-1980s and represented the Territory against Parramatta.[2] In 1993 he was invited to be part of an Auckland Invitational XIII side that drew 16-all with the Balmain Tigers.[3] Stuart was then selected to go on the 1993 New Zealand rugby league tour of Great Britain and France, playing in all five test matches. He then played for the Western Suburbs Magpies in the Australian competition.

Brent Stuart was a New Zealand international and played at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup.

In 1998 he returned to play for Canterbury.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

Since 2007 Stuart has been coaching the Canterbury Bulls in New Zealand's Bartercard Premiership. Since 2008 Stuart has coached the Papanui Tigers.[5] In 2009 he was named to coach the Bartercard Premiership Selection that took on Samoa.[6]

Since 2010 Stuart has also coached the South Island side in the National Zonal Competition.

Canterbury's 44-16 defeat to Auckland on 4 June 2012 was Stuart's last match coaching representative football.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ STUART, BRENT CLIFFORD 1992 - 95 - KIWI #632 Archived April 2, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. nzleague.co.nz
  2. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1991 New Zealand Rugby League, 1991. p.p.178-184
  3. ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4, p.298.
  4. ^ Big guns return to Canty The Press, 8 July 1998
  5. ^ Halswell tipped to challenge Hornby The Press, 2 April 2011
  6. ^ "League: Lure of home final adds incentive for Canterbury". The New Zealand Herald. 26 September 2009. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Auckland spoil Bulls coach's finale The Press, 5 June 2012

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