Peter Shiels

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Peter Shiels
Personal information
Full name Peter Shiels
Born (1973-09-04) 4 September 1973 (age 44)
Bankstown, New South Wales, Australia
Height 197 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1993 Penrith Panthers 5 0 0 0 0
1994 Wests Magpies 6 0 0 0 0
1995–97 Western Reds 48 4 0 0 16
1998–00 Newcastle Knights 61 12 0 0 48
2001–02 St. Helens 47 11 0 0 44
Total 167 27 0 0 108
Source: [1]

Peter "Stretch" Shiels (born 4 September 1973 in Bankstown, New South Wales), is an Australian former rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s. He played for Penrith, Western Suburbs, Western Reds, Newcastle Knights in Australia and St. Helens in the European Super League as a second-row and as a prop.

As Super League V champions, St. Helens played against 2000 NRL Premiers, the Brisbane Broncos in the 2001 World Club Challenge. Shiels played at second-row forward in Saints' victory. Shiels played for St. Helens from the interchange bench in their 2002 Super League Grand Final victory against the Bradford Bulls.

Personal life[edit]

Peter is married to Linda (née Alexander), the sister of fellow retired Rugby League player, Greg Alexander. Mark Geyer, a good friend of Peter's, is married to Greg's other sister, Megan. Peter's best friends are Leah and Patrick (also known as P1)


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