Russell Richardson

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Russell Richardson
Personal information
Born (1977-02-12) 12 February 1977 (age 40)
Dubbo, Australia
Playing information
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996–01 Cronulla Sharks 91 33 0 0 132
2002–03 South Sydney Rabbitohs 22 8 0 0 32
2004 Newcastle Knights 7 1 0 0 4
Total 120 42 0 0 168
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1997 Australia (SL) 2 0 0 0 0
1999 Australia 1 1 0 0 4
Source: RLP

Russell Richardson (born 12 February 1977 in Dubbo, New South Wales) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000. An Australian international representative centre, he played his club football for the Newcastle Knights, South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks in the National Rugby League competition.

Richardson scored Cronulla's sole try in the 1997 Telstra Cup Premiership's Grand Final loss to Brisbane. In the 1997 post season, Richardson was selected to play for Australia from the interchange bench in two matches of the Super League Test series against Great Britain.

In the 1999 Tri-Nations series, game 1, he was a starting Centre for the Australians against New Zealand, scoring a try.


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