Jeff Hardy (rugby league)

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Jeff Hardy
Personal information
Full name Jeff Hardy
Born (1966-05-20) 20 May 1966 (age 50)
New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 96 kg (15 st 2 lb)
Position Back Row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1985–89 Illawarra Steelers 85 15 0 0 60
1989–90 Sheffield Eagles 7 0 0 28
1990–91 Castleford Tigers 14 0 0 56
1991–98 St George Dragons 159 20 0 0 80
1999 Sheffield Eagles 26 7 0 0 28
2000 Huddersfield Giants 25 6 0 1 25
Total 295 69 0 1 277

Jeff Hardy (born 20 May 1966) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, and 1990s.

Playing career[edit]

Playing in the back row, Hardy represented the Illawarra Steelers between 1985 and 1989 and the St George Dragons from 1991 to 1998. A St. George junior, Jeff Hardy went on to play in two Grand Finals in 1992 and 1993 . Hardy played in a third grand-final loss with the St. George Dragons in 1996. Jeff Hardy was a favourite player with all Dragons fans during his period at the club.[1]

Hardy also had a career in England playing for Sheffield Eagles (1989-1990 and 1999), Castleford Tigers (1990-1991) and the Huddersfield Giants (2000). He retired in 2001 after a long and successful club career.

After retiring he went on to coach Endeavour Sports High School's Australian schoolboys rugby team. [2]

EnglishCounty Cup Final appearances[edit]

Hardy played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in Castleford's 11-8 victory over Wakefield Trinity in the 1990 Yorkshire County Cup Final during the 1990–91 season at Elland Road, Leeds on Sunday 23 September 1990.

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