Chris Houston (rugby league)
Houston playing for the Knights in 2009.
15 February 1985 |
Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||191 cm (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (16 st 1 lb)|
|Position||Second-row, Lock, Prop|
As of 1 December 2015
Source: Rugby League Project
Chris Houston (born 15 February 1985) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Widnes Vikings in the Super League. He plays at second-row, lock and prop and previously played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons and Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League.
Born in Narooma, New South Wales, Houston played his junior football for the Narooma Devils before being signed by the St. George Illawarra Dragons. Houston played for the Dragons' Premier League reserve-grade team in 2006.
In 2007, Houston signed a contract with the Newcastle Knights starting in 2008.
On 17 December 2010, Houston was cleared of all charges
On 31 July 2012, Houston re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.
On 31 October 2014, Houston re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.
- https://web.archive.org/web/20120802211228/http://www.newcastleknights.com.au/news-display/Houston-announces-resigning/60596. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 31 July 2012. Missing or empty
- https://web.archive.org/web/20120618105021/http://www.rleague.com//db/player/h/houston_chris/index.php. Archived from the original on 18 June 2012. Retrieved 1 August 2012. Missing or empty
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