Joe Stimson

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Joe Stimson
Personal information
Born (1995-12-02) 2 December 1995 (age 22)
Temora, New South Wales, Australia
Height 189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 97 kg (15 st 4 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Lock

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2017– Melbourne Storm 39 4 3 0 22
As of 4 March 2018
Source: [1]

Joe Stimson (born 2 December 1995) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. He plays at second-row and lock.

Background[edit]

Born in Temora, New South Wales, Stimson played his junior rugby league for the Temora Dragons, before being signed by the Melbourne Storm.

Stimson is the son of former South Sydney Rabbitohs player Peter Stimson and nephew of former Balmain and Wests Tigers player Mark Stimson.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 2014 and 2015, Stimson played for the Melbourne Storm's NYC team,[3] captaining the side in 2015.[4] In July 2015, he played for the New South Wales under-20s team against the Queensland under-20s team.[5] In August 2015, he re-signed with the Storm on a 2-year contract until the end of 2017.[6] In 2016, he graduated to the Storm's Queensland Cup team, Sunshine Coast Falcons.[7]

2017[edit]

In round 2 of the 2017 NRL season, Stimson made his NRL debut for the Storm against the New Zealand Warriors.[8][9] A few days later, he re-signed with the Storm on a 2-year contract until the end of 2019.[10]

2018[edit]

Joe was also part of the Melbourne Storm team that played in the 2018 NRL Grand Final.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joe Stimson - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 1995-12-02. Retrieved 2017-03-19.
  2. ^ Les Muir20 Jun 2011, 11:21 p.m. (2011-06-20). "Joe Stimson and Andrew Heffernan next in line for rugby league greatness". The Daily Advertiser. Retrieved 2017-03-11.
  3. ^ "S". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  4. ^ Nathan Ryan (2015-10-16). "Fresh blood to make NRL impact in 2016". Fox Sports. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  5. ^ "PAY'S SAY: NSW Under-20s side". NSWRL.com.au. Retrieved 2015-07-09.
  6. ^ Melbourne Storm (2015-08-20). "Storm secure young talent". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  7. ^ "RUGBY LEAGUE: Falcons and Pride coy over chances". Cairnspost.com.au. 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  8. ^ "Updated team lists: Warriors v Storm". NRL.com. 2016-12-18. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  9. ^ NRL Digital Media. "Stimson, Leuluai to make Storm debut - Storm". Melbournestorm.com.au. Retrieved 2017-03-10.
  10. ^ Melbourne Storm (2016-09-28). "Bromwich, Stimson re-sign with Melbourne Storm". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2017-03-13.

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