Nigel Roy

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Nigel Roy
Personal information
Born (1974-03-15) 15 March 1974 (age 44)
Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
Playing information
PositionWing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1993–94 Illawarra Steelers 27 10 0 0 40
1995–99 North Sydney Bears 117 35 0 0 140
2000 Northern Eagles 13 7 0 0 28
2001–04 London Broncos 108 43 0 0 156
Total 265 95 0 0 364
Source: [1]

Nigel Roy is a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s. He played for the Illawarra Steelers, the North Sydney Bears, and the Northern Eagles in the National Rugby League and the London Broncos in the Super League. Roy's position of choice was on the wing, but he could also operate as a fullback and in the centres.

Early life[edit]

Roy was born 15 March 1974 in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia and he commenced his football playing in the junior teams in Kyogle.[2]

Playing career[edit]

While at the North Sydney Bears, Roy played finals in 4 out of 5 seasons at the club and was a member of The Norths side which made consecutive preliminary finals in 1996 & 1997. In 2000, North Sydney merged with arch rivals Manly-Warringah to form the Northern Eagles. Roy was one of the few players from Norths signed on to play for the new team. In 2001, Roy joined London and played with the club up until the end of 2004 before retiring.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nigel Roy rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Butt, Phillippa (25 September 2016). "NRLNT manager Nigel Roy helping grow rugby league in Top End". NT News. Retrieved 9 July 2017.

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