Chad Robinson

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Chad Robinson
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Personal information
Full name Chad Damian Robinson
Born (1980-10-20)20 October 1980
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died 26 November 2016(2016-11-26) (aged 36)
Kenthurst, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 98 kg (15 st 6 lb)
Position Lock, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000–01 Parramatta Eels 8 0 0 0 0
2002–04 Sydney Roosters 70 6 0 0 24
2005–08 Parramatta Eels 81 9 0 0 36
2009 Harlequins RL 15 2 0 0 8
Total 174 17 0 0 68
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 City NSW 1 0 0 0 0
As of 18 October 2008
Source: [1]

Chad Damian Robinson (20 October 1980 – 26 November 2016) was an Australian professional rugby league footballer. Robinson spent several years in Australia's National Rugby League with the Parramatta Eels and the Sydney Roosters and a season with Super League side Harlequins RL.[2][3]

Robinson had been reported missing on 26 November 2016 but, less than a month later on 22 December 2016, he was found dead in his car.

Playing career[edit]

Having won the 2002 NRL Premiership, the Roosters traveled to England to play the 2003 World Club Challenge against Super League champions, St Helens R.F.C.. Robinson played from the interchange bench in Sydney's victory. He played from the interchange bench for the Roosters in the 2003 NRL grand final which they lost to the Penrith Panthers. Robinson played for the Sydney Roosters from the interchange bench in their 2004 NRL grand final loss to cross-city rivals, the Bulldogs.

Personal life[edit]

Robinson is the older brother of current Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks player Tim Robinson. He was reported missing at about 7:30 PM on 26 November 2016.[4] On 22 December 2016, Robinson was found dead inside a crashed car by electrical workers in the Sydney suburb of Kenthurst.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chad Robinson - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 1980-10-20. Retrieved 2016-12-29. 
  2. ^ "Chad Robinson to join Harlequins Rugby League". Quins. 2008-07-01. Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Quins snap up Robinson". Sky Sports. 2008-07-01. Retrieved 2008-07-01. 
  4. ^ Kidd, Jessica (28 November 2016). "Grave concerns for former NRL player missing since Saturday". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 4 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "Body of missing former NRL player Chad Robinson found in car". 9News.com.au. 22 December 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2016. 

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