Kurt Wrigley

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Kurt Wrigley
Personal information
Born (1969-09-13) 13 September 1969 (age 48)
Toowoomba, Queensland
Playing information
Position Fullback, Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1992–94 Cronulla Sharks 21 3 3 0 18
1996 St. George Dragons 5 0 3 0 6
1997 Adelaide Rams 15 5 30 1 81
Total 41 8 36 1 105
Source: [1]

Kurt Wrigley (born 13 September 1969[citation needed], in Toowoomba, Queensland) is an Australian rugby league coach and former player. He played for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, St. George Dragons, and the Adelaide Rams and has also been an assistant coach at the South Sydney Rabbitohs and Newcastle Knights.

Retirement[edit]

After his retirement at the end of 1997, Wrigley went on to become a qualified coach, serving as an assistant coach for the Adelaide Rams.[citation needed] He then moved to the Cronulla Sharks and worked in coaching and development, coaching the Matthew's Cup side to a premiership in 2000. Following that, he took a role as NRL Assistant Coach with St. George Illawarra Dragons from 2004 - 2008. He then spent a year as Chief Executive of Oztag Australia.[2]

In 2010, he started as an NRL assistant coach with South Sydney Rabbitohs. In 2015, he was named as the Queensland under-20s State of Origin coach.[citation needed]

In 2017, Wrigley joined the Newcastle Knights as an assistant coach,[3] before leaving for other opportunities outside of rugby league in 2018.[4]

Career playing statistics[edit]

Point scoring summary[edit]

Games Tries Goals F/G Points
41 8 36 1 105

Matches played[edit]

Team Matches Years
Cronulla Sharks 21 1992–1994
St. George Dragons 5 1995
Adelaide Rams 15 1997

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ferguson, Shawn Dollin and Andrew. "Kurt Wrigley - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project". www.rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  2. ^ [1] article: Fresh start for Brown. URL retrieved 28 January 2009.
  3. ^ Media, NRL Digital. "Knights Football Department update". Retrieved 6 October 2017. 
  4. ^ Media, NRL Digital. "Knights recruit new assistant coach". Retrieved 6 October 2017.