Heath L'Estrange

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Heath L'Estrange
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Personal information
Nickname Stranger[1]
Born (1985-05-21) 21 May 1985 (age 31)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 88 kg (13 st 12 lb) [2]
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004–07 Sydney Roosters 29 1 0 0 4
2008–09 Manly Sea Eagles 43 2 0 0 8
2010–13 Bradford Bulls 99 8 0 0 32
2014 Sydney Roosters 5 0 0 0 0
2015 St. George Illawarra Dragons 16 0 0 0 0
Total 192 11 0 0 44
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–13 Exiles 2 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Heath L'Estrange (born 21 May 1985 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer. He played for the Sydney Roosters, Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and St. George Illawarra Dragons in the National Rugby League, and the Bradford Bulls in the Super League. In his rugby league career, he won the 2008 NRL Grand Final with the Sea Eagles. He played as hooker.

Playing career[edit]

Schoolboys[edit]

While attending Terra Sancta College, L'Estrange played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 2002 and 2003.[3]

Sydney Roosters: 2004[edit]

L'Estrange signed for the club in late 2003. He made his first grade debut on 9 April 2004 against the Brisbane Broncos during round 5 at Aussie Stadium where he scored 2 tries.

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles: 2008-09[edit]

He played in the 2008 NRL Grand Final victory over the inform Melbourne Storm.[4]

Bradford Bulls: 2010-13[edit]

He signed a two-year contract with Super League club Bradford Bulls for 2010, he is seen as a replacement for Terry Newton. L'Estrange re-signed with Bradford for 3 years Deal midway through the 2011 season. After the 2013 season he was released from his contract on compassionate grounds where he would later sign a 1-year contract with the Sydney Roosters.[5]

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2010 Bradford Bulls 30 4 0 0 16
2011 Bradford Bulls 16 3 0 0 12
2012 Bradford Bulls 27 1 0 0 4
2013 Bradford Bulls 26 0 0 0 0
Total 99 8 0 0 32

Sydney Roosters: 2014[edit]

The Sydney Roosters signed L'Estrange after he was released by Bradford.[6] On 29 October, L'Estrange signed a 1-year deal with the St George Illawarra Dragons for the 2015 season.[7][8]

St George Illawarra Dragons: 2015[edit]

On 2 October, L'Estrange announced his retirement from rugby league.[9]

Representative[edit]

He was named in the France squad for the Rugby League World Cup 2008.[10] L'Estrange also played 2 games for the Exiles.

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