Jessie Joe Parker

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Jessie Joe Parker
Jessie-Joe Nandye.jpg
Parker in 2013.
Personal information
Full name Jessie Joe Nandye[1]
Born (1985-07-08) 8 July 1985 (age 31)
Papua New Guinea
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010 Featherstone Rovers 15 17 0 0 68
2012– Whitehaven 116 60 1 0 242
Total 131 77 1 0 310
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–13 Papua New Guinea 13 2 0 0 8
As of 7 November 2016
Source: [2][3]

Jessie Joe Nandye (born 8 July 1985), also commonly known by his former name Jessie Joe Parker, is a Papua New Guinean rugby league footballer who currently plays for Whitehaven. He is a Papua New Guinean national representative who primarily plays at centre.

Playing career[edit]

After several impressive seasons in the PNG domestic league, Parker signed with the Northern Pride of the Queensland Cup in 2009.[4] In 2010, he joined the Featherstone Rovers.[5] Parker signed a two-year contract with the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats of the Super League in September 2010,[4] but was released after he did not report for 2011 pre-season training.[6] He joined Whitehaven in 2012 alongside fellow Papua New Guinean Glen Nami.[7] Parker played his 100th match for Whitehaven on 28 March 2016 in their loss to the Batley Bulldogs.[8]

Club statistics
Season Team Competition Pld T G FG P
2010 Fevcolours.svg Featherstone Rovers Championship 15 17 0 0 68
2012 Haven colours.svg Whitehaven Championship 1 18 9 0 0 36
2013 Championship 25 21 0 0 84
2014 25 17 1 0 70
2015 23 6 0 0 24
2016 25 7 0 0 28
2017 League 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 131 77 1 0 310

Representative career[edit]

Parker represented Papua New Guinea in 2007 when they played matches against France and Wales in Europe. In 2008, he was part of PNG's squad for the 2008 World Cup.[9] He scored a try for PNG while competing at the 2009 Pacific Cup.[10][11] Parker played for PNG at the 2010 Four Nations.[12] He was a member of PNG's 2013 World Cup squad and scored a try against Samoa.

International statistics
Tournament Pld T G FG P
2007 tour of Europe 3 0 0 0 0
2008 World Cup 3 0 0 0 0
2009 Pacific Cup 1 1 0 0 4
2010 Four Nations 3 0 0 0 0
2013 World Cup 3 1 0 0 4
Total 13 2 0 0 8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local rugby league stars make changes to names". The National. 2 October 2013. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Jessie Joe-Parker". loverugbyleague.com. 
  3. ^ "Jessie Joe Nandye". Rugby League Project. 
  4. ^ a b "Wakefield sign Jessie Joe Parker from Featherstone". BBC. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Duo UK-bound". The National. 30 November 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "Wakefield lose patience with new boy Jessie Joe Parker". BBC. 9 December 2010. 
  7. ^ "Whitehaven sign PNG's Glen Nami and Jesse Joe Parker". BBC. 22 February 2012. 
  8. ^ "Parker hailed after racking up 100 appearances for Whitehaven RL". News and Star. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  9. ^ "PNG vow to upset World Cup odds". BBC. 15 October 2008. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  10. ^ "Kumuls named". The National. 11 October 2009. 
  11. ^ "PNG and Fiji finalise squads for Pacific Cup". NRL.com. 19 October 2009. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 
  12. ^ "Kumuls named". The National. 3 October 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2016. 

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