26 October 1985 |
Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (16 st 1 lb)|
As of 10 October 2015
Delaney began his professional career with the Parramatta Eels. He scored a try on his first grade debut against the St George Illawarra Dragons in 2005. He went on to make 18 appearances in total for the Eels, scoring 4 tries.
Gold Coast Titans
After limited opportunities at the Eels, Delaney joined the newly formed club the Gold Coast Titans for the 2007 season. Delaney scored 14 tries in 62 games during his three seasons with the Titans. In 2009, his final season at the club, he helped the team finish in 3rd place in the regular season ladder, which meant the Titans qualified for the play-offs for the first time. Unfortunately for Delaney, a hamstring injury meant he missed the end of the season. He watched from the stands as the Titans crashed out of the play-offs, 27-2 to eventual finalists, & former club, the Parramatta Eels.
Delaney signed a three-year contract with the Leeds Rhinos, starting in 2010. He was signed as a replacement for Rugby Union bound Lee Smith, who had signed a contract with the London Wasps.
Delaney made his unofficial debut for the Rhinos in Matt Diskin’s Testimonial Game at Headingley against the Bradford Bulls. Delaney scored the match winning try in a 12-10 victory.
Delaney's official debut came on the opening night of the 2010 Super League season against the Crusaders. He scored a try in the 34-6 victory. Delaney made 30 appearances & scored 10 tries during his first season at the Rhinos.
New Rhinos coach Brian McDermott started Delaney in the back-row for the first time in his Rhinos career in the second game of the 2011 season away against Hull F.C. Delaney impressed in his new role but unfortunately suffered an ankle injury which would rule him out for approximately six weeks. Delaney returned from injury and continued to impress in the back row, filling in at centre when needed. He played at second-row forward for Leeds in the 2011 Challenge Cup Final which was lost to Wigan.
Delaney was chosen to play as part of the starting 17 which won the 2011 Super League Grand Final
- Super League (3): 2011, 2012, 2015
- World Club Challenge (1): 2012
- League Leader's Shield (1): 2015
- Challenge Cup (2): 2014, 2015
- "Brett Delaney Leeds Rhinos". www.superleague.co.uk. Rugby Football League. 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015.