Rodney Howe

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Rodney Howe
Personal information
Born (1973-01-31) 31 January 1973 (age 44)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1992–93 Newcastle Knights 10 1 0 0 4
1995–97 Western Reds 40 2 0 0 8
1998–04 Melbourne Storm 106 4 0 0 16
Total 156 7 0 0 28
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1997 New South Wales (SL) 1 0 0 0 0
1997 Australia (SL) 1 0 0 0 0
1998–01 New South Wales 8 0 0 0 0
1998–00 Australia 4 0 0 0 0

Rodney Howe (born 31 January 1973 in Newcastle, New South Wales), is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. He played in the forwards for the Newcastle Knights, Western Reds, Melbourne Storm, New South Wales and for the Australian national side.

While attending St Francis Xavier's College, Hamilton, Howe played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 1990.[1]

In 1998 Howe was banned for 22 matches for using stanozolol.[2]

Howe played at prop forward for Melbourne in their victory in the 1999 NRL Grand Final.

In 2000 Howe was named the Melbourne Storm's player of the year.[3] In 2001, Howe won a special sports edition of Australian game show The Weakest Link, defeating Kangaroos AFL player David King, winning $46,300 in total winnings and donating it towards the Cancer Council of Victoria.[4] It was, at the time one of the highest ever scores achieved on the show.

Howe was again named the Storm's player of the year in 2002.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SportingPulse Homepage for Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League". SportingPulse. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  2. ^ Hooper, James (5 October 2006). "Webcke defends 'cover-up'". Fox Sports. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  3. ^ melbournestorm.com.au. "NRL Honour Board". Club. Melbourne Storm. 
  4. ^ [1]

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