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|Date of birth||15 February 1980|
|Place of birth||Lismore, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (12 st 4 lb)|
|Rugby league career|
|Rugby union career|
Milton Thaiday played fullback and had been the regular first choice fullback since the 2005 season. When on the field he is strong in defence and his speed helps out with supporting attacks and making breaks through the defensive line. Milton was one of the Knights' shining players during their dismal start to the 2005 season, and played well in 2006 before he picked up an injury and missed the remaining fixtures. He is a cousin of Sam of the Brisbane Broncos. In the 2005 season he scored 7 tries in 14 appearances.
Milton suffered a season ending shoulder injury in round 5 and missed the remainder of the 2007 campaign.
In the 2007 season Milton did not feature much for The Knights as he was battling injury, with coach Brian Smith preferring utility Kurt Gidley at fullback over the explosive Thaiday. Thaiday retired at the end of the 2007 season.
Rugby union career
- Junior Club: Lismore
- Career Stats: 2005-2007 Milton Thaiday played 29 games, scored 14 tries for a total of 56 points
He initially began his professional career in rugby union playing for the NSW Waratahs in Super 12 Rugby. He was discovered by rugby great Mark Ella while playing in a local competition at Lismore, northern NSW.
- Walter, Brad (8 May 2003). "Teenage Dragon gets his big chance, and some advice from Albert the great". The Sydney Morning Herald. Australia: Fairfax Media. Retrieved 6 March 2011.
- "Burke farewells Waratahs faithful". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 25 June 2004. Retrieved 17 February 2012.
- Milton Thaiday rugby union profile Scrum.com