Jaelen Feeney

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Jaelen Feeney
Jaelen Feeney.jpg
Personal information
Born (1994-10-14) 14 October 1994 (age 27)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
Playing information
PositionFive-eighth, Halfback, Fullback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016–17 Newcastle Knights 26 1 0 0 4
As of 19 May 2019
Source: [1]

Jaelen Feeney (born 14 October 1994) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a five-eighth, halfback and fullback for the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup. He previously played for the Newcastle Knights in the NRL.

Background[edit]

Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Feeney is of Indigenous Australian descent[2] and moved to Queensland at a young age. He played his junior rugby league for the Nerang Roosters, while attending Keebra Park State High School,and Palm beach Currumbin before being signed by the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 2013, Feeney played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs' NYC team.[3] In 2014, he joined the Newcastle Knights and played for their NYC team.[3] On 3 May 2014, he played for the Queensland under-20s team against the New South Wales under-20s team.[4] In 2015, he graduated to the Knights' New South Wales Cup team.[5] On 3 September 2015, he re-signed with the Knights on a two-year contract.[6] On 27 September, he played in the Knights' 2015 New South Wales Cup Grand Final win over the Wyong Roos.[7]

2016[edit]

In round 1 of the 2016 NRL season, Feeney made his NRL debut for Newcastle against the Gold Coast Titans. Feeney played a total of six appearances for Newcastle in the 2016 NRL season .[8][9][10]

2017[edit]

After playing a further 20 NRL games for the Knights as they finished bottom half of the table, Feeney left the club at the end of the 2017 season .[11][12][13]

2018[edit]

Ahead of the 2018 season, Feeney joined the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jaelen Feeney - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 14 October 1994. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
  2. ^ NRL (9 August 2015). "Community unites for Indigenous Round - Knights". Newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  3. ^ a b "F". Nyc Database. 27 December 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Queensland name Under-20s Origin team". NRL.com. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
  5. ^ NRL (21 July 2015). "VB NSW Cup Teams Rd 20". NSWRL. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  6. ^ NewcastleKnights.com.au (3 September 2015). "Knights re-sign Feeney". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  7. ^ "VB NSW Cup Grand Final Team List". NSWRL. 22 September 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
  8. ^ "The worst teams in NRL history". Sporting News.
  9. ^ "Updated: Round 1 NRL team lists". NRL.com. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  10. ^ NRL. "Late Mail: Titans v Knights - Knights". Newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 6 March 2016.[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ Ferguson, Shawn Dollin and Andrew. "Custom Match List - Rugby League Project". www.rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  12. ^ Media, NRL Digital. "Mitch Barnett wins Danny Buderus Medal". Archived from the original on 11 September 2017. Retrieved 11 September 2017.
  13. ^ "Knights: 2017 by the numbers". NRL.
  14. ^ "NRL 2017 contracts: Jaelen Feeney, Kelepi Tanginoa, Tyrone Phillips — Market Watch deals for 2018". 8 November 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.

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