Jarrad Kennedy

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Jarrad Kennedy
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Personal information
Born (1989-02-27) 27 February 1989 (age 28)
Moruya, New South Wales, Australia
Height 189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Lock, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–16 Canberra Raiders 49 5 0 0 20
2017– Manly Warringah 2 0 0 0 0
Total 51 5 0 0 20
As of 3 December 2016
Source: [1]

Jarrad Kennedy (born 27 February 1989) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the National Rugby League. He plays at second-row, but can also fill in at centre. He previously played for the Canberra Raiders.

Background[edit]

Born in Moruya, New South Wales, Kennedy played his junior rugby league for the Tuross Lakers and Moruya-Tuross Sharks, before being signed by the Canberra Raiders.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 2008 and 2009, Kennedy played for the Canberra Raiders' NYC team.[2] On 5 October 2008, Kennedy scored the match winning try in the Raiders' golden-point extra time win over the Brisbane Broncos in the 2008 NYC Grand Final.[3] In 2010, he graduated on to the Raiders' Queensland Cup team, Souths Logan Magpies.[4]

2012[edit]

In Round 6 of the 2012 NRL season, Kennedy made his NRL debut for the Raiders against the New Zealand Warriors.[5]

2013[edit]

On 17 May, Kennedy re-signed with the Raiders on a 2-year contract.[6]

2014[edit]

In Round 11 of the 2014 NRL season, Kennedy scored his first NRL career try against the North Queensland Cowboys.[7]

2015[edit]

On 25 March, Kennedy again re-signed with the Raiders on a 2-year contract.[3]

Kennedy playing for the Mount Pritchard Mounties in 2016

2016[edit]

In September, Kennedy was named at second-row in the 2016 Intrust Super Premiership NSW Team of the Year.[8]

2017[edit]

Kennedy was named in the Sea Eagles squad for the 2017 NRL Auckland Nines.[9]

He made his NRL debut for Manly against the South Sydney Rabbitohs in round two of the 2017 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jarrad Kennedy - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 1989-02-27. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  2. ^ "K". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  3. ^ a b "Raiders re-sign Jarrad Kennedy | NRL". Zero Tackle. 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Intrust Super Cup, Rd 4:". Couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  5. ^ "NRL 2012 - Round 6". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  6. ^ "Jarrad Kennedy re-signs with the Raiders | NRL". Zero Tackle. 2013-05-17. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  7. ^ "NRL 2014 - Round 11". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2015-11-01. 
  8. ^ NSWRL.com.au (2016-03-26). "2016 Intrust Super Cup Team of the Year". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  9. ^ "2017 Auckland Nines squads: Every player named for the tournament". The Roar. 28 February 2017. Retrieved 31 March 2017. 

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