Curtis Scott

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Curtis Scott
Personal information
Born (1997-10-12) 12 October 1997 (age 21)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia[1]
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight87 kg (13 st 10 lb)
Playing information
PositionCentre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016– Melbourne Storm 40 15 0 0 60
As of 21 December 2018
Source: [2][3]

Curtis Scott (born 12 October 1997) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a centre for the Melbourne Storm in the NRL.

Early life[edit]

Scott was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

He played his junior rugby league for the Bundeena Bushrangers and Cronulla-Caringbah JRLFC, before being signed by the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.

Playing career[edit]

2015[edit]

In 2015, Scott captained the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks' S. G. Ball Cup team to the premiership.[4] In July 2015, he was named the Player of the Tournament, playing for New South Wales at the Australian Schoolboys carnival in Wollongong.[4] Later on in that same year, he played for the Sharks' NYC team.[5] In September 2015, he signed a 3-year contract with the Melbourne Storm starting in 2016, beating 11 rival NRL clubs to his signature.[4] In September and October 2015, he played for the Australian Schoolboys.[6]

2016[edit]

In 2016, Scott played for Melbourne's Queensland Cup team, Sunshine Coast Falcons.[7] In round 2 of the 2016 NRL season, he made his NRL debut for the Storm against the Gold Coast Titans.[8][9] In round 4 against the Sharks, he broke his leg, ruling him out for the rest of the season.[10]

2017[edit]

In October, Scott was part of the Melbourne Storm's premiership winning team against the North Queensland Cowboys in the 2017 NRL Grand Final.[11]

2018[edit]

In round 11, Scott was sent off the field for punching Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player Dylan Walker, Scott being the first player in the last three years to be sent off.[12] He played on the 2018 NRL Grand Final.

Honours[edit]

Club

Statistics[edit]

NRL[edit]

Denotes seasons in which Scott won an NRL Premiership
Season Team Matches T G GK % F/G Pts W L D W-L %
2016 Melbourne 2 0 - - 0 0 1 1 0 50.00
2017 Melbourne 13 6 - - 0 24 12 1 0 92.31
2018* Melbourne 23 2 - - 0 8 6 3 0 66.67
Career totals 25 8 0 0 0 32 19 6 0 79.17

* = Unfinished season

References[edit]

  1. ^ NRL. "Meet Curtis Scott - Storm". Melbournestorm.com.au. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  2. ^ "Curtis Scott - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 1997-10-12. Retrieved 2016-04-10.
  3. ^ "Players - Love Rugby League". Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  4. ^ a b c "Storm beat 11 NRL clubs to sign teen star". Dailytelegraph.com.au. 2015-09-03. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  5. ^ "S". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  6. ^ "Australian Schoolboys rugby league team named". NRL.com. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  7. ^ NRL. "Rd.1 Hostplus Team Announcement - Storm". Melbournestorm.com.au. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  8. ^ "UPDATED: Round 2 NRL team lists". NRL.com. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  9. ^ NRL. "Late Mail: Round 2 - Storm". Melbournestorm.com.au. Retrieved 2016-03-13.
  10. ^ "Home | Live Scores & Latest News". Fox Sports. 2016-08-20. Retrieved 2016-09-16.
  11. ^ "Perfect Storm claim 2017 premiership". Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Curtis Scott punching Dylan Walker: Fans split on who is the villain". 20 May 2018. Retrieved 3 June 2018.

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