Nathan Wood

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Nathan Wood
Personal information
Nickname Woody
Born (1972-01-24) 24 January 1972 (age 45)
Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
Playing information
Position Utility
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1993–94 Balmain 19 4 0 0 16
1995–00 Sydney City 78 17 0 0 68
2001 Warriors 17 1 0 0 4
2002 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 11 2 0 0 8
2002–05 Warrington 90 40 0 3 163
Total 215 64 0 3 259
As of 29 November 2008
Source: RLP

Nathan Wood (born 24 January 1972 in Darlinghurst, New South Wales) is an Australian former professional rugby league player. Wood played in almost every position during his career, from fullback to second-row.

Playing career[edit]

Wood was a South's junior but made his first-grade début for Balmain in round 17 of the 1993 season. Between 1993 and 2001 he played for the Balmain Tigers, Sydney Roosters and the New Zealand Warriors in the NSWRL premiership, Australian Rugby League and National Rugby League. He then moved to the European Super League and played for the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and the Warrington Wolves. He retired at the end of 2005 due to injury, moving back to Australia to care for his two sons Raecin and Kaede. During his Warrington career Nat was in the victourious team that played the final game at Wilderspool Stadium in 2003 and was the first try scorer at the new Halliwell Jones Stadium in 2004, both games were against his old club Wakefield.

Wood appeared as a challenger on the 2008 series of Gladiators.[1]

Wood is the son of former Newtown, Norths and Souths halfback, Barry Wood, and brother of The Contender Australia winner and former Souths player Garth Wood.[2]



  1. ^ Andrew Hornery (2008-07-26). "Killer Instinct". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2008-04-19. 
  2. ^ Tony Adams. "Legend Q&A". Rugby League Week. Sydney, NSW: PBLMedia (16 May 2007): pgs 22–23. 

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