Frank Winterstein

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Frank Winterstein
Frank Winterstein.jpg
Winterstein playing for the Bulldogs in 2008.
Personal information
Born (1986-12-17) 17 December 1986 (age 29)
Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
Height 194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Canterbury Bulldogs 5 0 0 0 0
2009 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 6 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Crusaders RL 49 5 0 0 20
2012–13 Widnes Vikings 50 15 0 0 60
2016– Manly Sea Eagles 2 1 0 0 4
Total 112 21 0 0 84
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006–13 Samoa 7 2 0 0 8
As of 30 October 2013
Source: RLP

Frank Winterstein (born 17 December 1986) is an Australian-Samoan professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the National Rugby League.

Playing career[edit]

Winterstein previously played for Wakefield Trinity and Canterbury Bulldogs in the NRL.[2][3][4]

Winterstein has signed a 2-year deal at Super League new comers Widnes. On 29 October 2013 it was announced that Samoan World Cup squad member Winterstein has signed a 1-year deal at Super League giants Bradford.

Bradford Bulls[edit]

Winterstein signed a 1 Year Deal with the Bradford Bulls while he was playing in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup with Samoa. However he left to return home to Australia at the start of the season.

Manly Sea Eagles[edit]

After two seasons with the Kintetsu Liners in the Japanese rugby Top League competition and a short stint with the Australia national rugby sevens team, Winterstein returned to rugby league, signing with the Manly Sea Eagles for the remainder of the 2016 NRL season and the 2017 season. He made his his club debut in Round 24, against the Melbourne Storm at Brookvale Oval.[5]

Representative career[edit]

Winterstein has represented Samoa internationally, first playing in the Federation Shield in 2005.[6]

Personal Life[edit]

Winterstein is the cousin of North Queensland Cowboys winger Antonio Winterstein.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crusaders Rugby League". web page. Crusaders Rugby League Club. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  2. ^ http://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/wildcats/WAKEFIELD-WILDCATS-Winterstein-poised-for.5781013.jp
  3. ^ Fisher, Michael (2009-04-01). "'Squeaky clean' Winterstein eager to make mark for Wakefield". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  4. ^ Hadfield, Dave (2009-04-02). "Warriors and Wolves silent over future of Gleeson". The Independent. London. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 
  5. ^ http://www.seaeagles.com.au/news/2016/08/20/manly_sign_frank_win.html
  6. ^ "England 38-14 Samoa". BBC. 2006-11-05. Retrieved 2008-07-30. 
  7. ^ http://www.seaeagles.com.au/news/2016/08/20/manly_sign_frank_win.html

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