|Baptiste playing for the Broncos in 2009.|
15 March 1991 |
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Height||168 cm (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||84 kg (13 st 3 lb)|
|2016||Papua New Guinea||1||0||0||0||0|
|As of 26 August 2016|
Kurt Baptiste (born 15 March 1991) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Canberra Raiders in the National Rugby League. He plays at hooker. He previously played for the Brisbane Broncos.
Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Baptiste is of Papua New Guinean descent. He played his junior rugby league for the Aspley Devils, before being signed by the Brisbane Broncos. He played for the Broncos' NYC team from 2009 to 2011, scoring 28 tries in 67 games before moving on to the Norths Devils, one of the Broncos' Queensland Cup feeder teams in 2012.
In Round 12 of the 2011 NRL season, Baptiste made his NRL debut for the Broncos in their 34-10 loss to the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles at Suncorp Stadium. He scored the first try of his NRL career in the Broncos' Round 16, 16-12 loss to the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Perth, Western Australia. Baptiste only played 1 game for the Broncos in 2012, in the Broncos' 30-6 win over the Canberra Raiders at Suncorp Stadium.
On 3 September 2014, Baptiste re-signed with the Raiders on a 2-year contract.
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