Maurice Blair

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Maurice Blair
Maurice Blair (24 October 2008).jpg
Personal information
Born (1984-10-16) 16 October 1984 (age 32)
Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight 98 kg (15 st 6 lb)[1]
Playing information
Position Centre, Five-eighth, Lock
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–10 Penrith Panthers 48 10 0 0 40
2011–13 Melbourne Storm 36 13 1 0 54
2014 Gold Coast Titans 15 0 0 0 0
2015– Hull KR 56 14 1 0 8
Total 155 37 2 0 102
Source: NRL Stats, League Central & RLP, [1]

Maurice Blair (born 16 October 1984 in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia) is an Indigenous Australian professional rugby league player for Hull KR of the Super League.

Blair primarily plays in the Centre position and he can also play as a Stand-off or Lose-forward.

Blair played his junior football with Maryborough Rovers before signing with Souths Logan Magpies. He made his NRL debut playing for the Panthers against the New Zealand Warriors in round 15, 2007.

He was honoured in 2008, the Centenary Season of Rugby League, playing at centre for the Indigenous Dreamtime Team who defeated the New Zealand Maori 34–26 at the World Cup Opening Ceremony.

Blair signed for the Melbourne Storm for the 2011 season.[2] He made his debut for the Storm against the Brisbane Broncos later in the season.

On the 18th October 2014, Blair was released from the Titans alongside Albert Kelly to sign two-year contracts with Hull KR, replacing Australian halves Travis Burns and Kris Keating.[3][4]


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