Joel Caine

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Joel Caine
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Personal information
Full nameJoel Caine
Born (1978-09-18) 18 September 1978 (age 40)
 Australia
Playing information
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight84 kg (13 st 3 lb)
PositionFullback, Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1998 St. George Dragons 3 0 0 0 0
1999 Balmain 19 4 38 0 92
2000–03 Wests Tigers 75 26 211 0 526
2003 London Broncos 6 4 1 0 18
2004 Salford City Reds 24 8 13 0 58
Total 127 42 263 0 694
Source: [1]

Joel Caine (born 18 September 1978) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s and works as a presenter for Sportsbet.

Caine's position of choice was as a fullback or on the Wing.

Rugby League Career[edit]

Caine played for the St. George Dragons, the Balmain Tigers and the Wests Tigers in the NRL. In the Super League he played for the London Broncos and the Salford City Reds.

In the inaugural Wests Tigers game in February 2000, Caine scored three tries and kicked four goals against the Brisbane Broncos. The 20 points scored was a club record for over five years, and it was over two years later before another Wests Tigers players scored a treble.[2] Caine held the Wests Tigers' records for most total points scored by a player and most points scored in a season (224 in 2000). All records were later surpassed by Brett Hodgson. He remains the third highest point-scorer for the club, having scored 526 points during his 4 years with Wests Tigers.

Caine later played some country rugby league with the Parkes Spacemen. He was chosen to represent Western Division, but withdrew due to overseas travel.[3]

Post Rugby League Career[edit]

Caine has previously worked with radio's 2GB as a sideline reporter, and with television's ONE HD on Thursday Night Live (2009 - 2010) and Sportsbet .

In 2011, he began co-hosting The Game Plan (NRL), which began airing on ONE HD and switched networks to Channel Ten in mid-2012.

In 2014, Caine became the face of Sportsbet.com.au for rugby league telecasts. This also sees him have a role on the Nine Network with The Footy Show.

In 2015, he was working as a rugby league commentator with Fox Sports.[4]

In 2018, Caine became the lead commentator for Channel 9's coverage of The Intrust Super Premiership NSW.[5]

Personal life[edit]

He is older brother to the Cronulla Sharks player, Tony Caine.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joel Caine - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project". Rugbyleagueproject.org.
  2. ^ David Middleton (editor) (2013). "2013 Official Rugby League Annual". Alexandria NSW, 2015: NewsLifeMedia for the National Rugby League: 195.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)
  3. ^ Mannion, Tim (9 May 2016). "Stuart earns Western start". Fox Sports Pulse. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Voss makes the call to join Fox". Sunday Telegraph. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  5. ^ https://wwos.nine.com.au/2018/02/28/19/27/nine-announce-nrl-season-coverage-for-2018-season

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