John Roe (rugby union)

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John Roe
Full name John Roe
Date of birth (1977-04-10) 10 April 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
School Brisbane Boys College
University University of Queensland
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Wests
Playing career
Position Number Eight
Youth clubs
Years Club / team    
  Easts
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1999   Queensland Reds 97 (80)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2001   Queensland Reds 72 (60)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2003   Australia
Australia A
19 (10)
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team   Comps
  Australia

John Roe (born 10 April 1977 in Brisbane) is an Australian rugby union player. He plays in the back row, currently for the Queensland Reds in the international Super Rugby competition; he is also the team's captain. Roe was educated at Brisbane Boys' College. He graduated in medicine on 15 December 2006 from the University of Queensland.[1]

Career[edit]

Roe played for Queensland for the first time in 1999 in a match against a United States rugby union team. In 2001 he made his Super Rugby debut for the Queensland Reds, in a match against the Highlanders, a New Zealand side from Dunedin. He went on to make appearances for both Australia A and the Australian Rugby sevens team. In 2003, Roe made his test debut for the Wallabies against Namibia at the 2003 Rugby World Cup held in Australia.

He played his 50th game for the Queensland Reds in the 2004 Super 14 season, playing against the Crusaders, scoring a try in the match.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Roe Medicine". uq.edu.au. Retrieved 21 January 2007. 
  2. ^ "John Roe". rugby.com.au. Retrieved 12 May 2006. 

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