Josh Starling

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Josh Starling
Josh Starling Manly Sea Eagles.jpg
Personal information
Born (1990-05-18) 18 May 1990 (age 27)
Woonona, New South Wales, Australia
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 115 kg (18 st 2 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–13 South Sydney 7 0 0 0 0
2014–16 Manly Warringah 60 2 0 0 8
2017– Newcastle Knights 13 0 0 0 0
Total 80 2 0 0 8
As of 1 April 2017
Source: [1]

Josh Starling (born 18 May 1990) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League. He plays at prop.[2] He previously played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Manly Warringah Sea Eagles.

Background[edit]

Born in Woonona, New South Wales, Starling played his junior rugby league for the Helensburgh Tigers, before being signed by the South Sydney Rabbitohs.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 2009 and 2010, Starling played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs' NYC team,[3] before heading up north in 2011 to play for the Tweed Heads Seagulls in the Queensland Cup.[4] During the 2011 season, he signed a contract with the Brisbane Broncos starting in 2012,[4] but later chose to return to the Rabbitohs instead.[5]

Starling playing for the Rabbitohs

2012[edit]

In round 8 of the 2012 NRL season, Starling made his NRL debut for the Rabbitohs against the North Queensland Cowboys.[6]

2013[edit]

On 7 July, Starling signed a 3-year contract with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles starting in 2014.[7] Later on that month, Starling, whilst playing for the North Sydney Bears in the second-tier New South Wales Cup competition, was selected in the annual New South Wales Residents clash against the Queensland Residents, playing in the curtain-raiser to the State of Origin decider.[8] In September, he was named at prop in the 2013 New South Wales Cup Team of the Year.[9] Finishing up with South Sydney at the end of 2013, he made a total of 40 appearances and scored 3 tries for their New South Wales Cup side North Sydney.[10]

2014[edit]

Starling made his Sea Eagles debut in round 1 of the 2014 season.[11]

2015[edit]

Starling played for the Sea Eagles in the 2015 NRL Auckland Nines.[12]

2016[edit]

In November, after failing to gain a new contract from the Sea Eagles, Starling signed a 1-year contract with the Newcastle Knights starting in 2017.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Josh Starling - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2016-03-14. 
  2. ^ Profile at South Sydney Archived 27 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "S". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 
  4. ^ a b "Rising prop has got a hair start". Couriermail.com.au. 2011-09-22. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 
  5. ^ "St George Illawarra Dragons". Jubilee Avenue. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 
  6. ^ "NRL 2012 - Round 8". Rugby League Project. 2012-04-28. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 
  7. ^ Zero Tackle (2013-07-07). "Manly sign Josh Starling on three-year deal". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 
  8. ^ "NSW Cup Representatives edge Queensland Residents in curtain raiser". Dailytelegraph.com.au. 2013-07-17. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 
  9. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20140111155627/http://www.nswrl.com.au/default.aspx?s=article-display&id=84880&title=2013-nswrlcomau-vb-nsw-cup-team-of-the-year---announcement. Archived from the original on 11 January 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2016.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ "South Sydney Rabbitohs North Sydney Bears Affiliated Players". www.ssralmanac.com. Retrieved 2 August 2017. 
  11. ^ "NRL 2014 - Round 1". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 
  12. ^ "2015 Auckland Nines squad lists". NRL. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2017. 
  13. ^ NewcastleKnights.com.au (2016-07-31). "Josh Starling signs with Knights". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-11-05. 

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