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David Tyrrell (rugby league)

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Dave Tyrrell
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Personal information
Full name David Tyrrell
Born (1988-10-09) 9 October 1988 (age 28)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 101 kg (15 st 13 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009– South Sydney Rabbitohs 140 7 0 0 28
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2015 Prime Minister's XIII 1 0 0 0 0
As of 30 March 2016
Source: [1]

David Tyrrell (born 9 October 1988 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the South Sydney Rabbitohs of the National Rugby League (NRL). He primarily plays Prop and Second-row. He is the second-longest member of the current South Sydney squad behind John Sutton.

In 2006, he was selected for the Queensland Under 19s side, secured a contract with the South Sydney Rabbitohs and won the Carbine Club "Colt of the Year" at the Queensland Rugby League South East Division Awards.[2]

In round 18 of 2009 he made his debut for the Rabbitohs against the Penrith Panthers. In his second game, against the Brisbane Broncos, he scored a try.[3]

On 5 October 2014, in the Rabbitohs 2014 NRL Grand Final match against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Tyrrell played at prop in the Rabbitohs 30-6 victory.[4][5]

David is an Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador for the Australian Government and an Apprentice Mentor in the NRL's Trade UP With The NRL Program. He had completed his own apprenticeship and, including his blossoming career as an NRL star, he is also a qualified electrician.[6]

On 15 September 2015, Tyrrell was named as 18th man for the Prime Minister's XIII team to take on Papua New Guinea.[7]