24 September 1984|
Proserpine, Queensland, Australia
|Died||23 May 2011
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
|Height||186 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||100 kg (15 st 10 lb)|
As of 23 August 2008
Source: Rugby League Project
Faust spent time at the St. George Illawarra Dragons under coach Steve Price. He won the Jersey Flegg best and fairest award in 2003 and the coach's award in 2004 before spending 2005 with the top 25 man squad. However Faust could not break into first grade and he returned to Queensland, joining the North Queensland Cowboys.
Faust was a father of three.
- Race day raises funds for Sam Faust Townsville Bulletin, 11 May 2011 Archived 13 September 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
- Origin teams to honour the short life of a colleague Sydney Morning Herald, 24 May 2011
- Sam Faust fighting on Townsville Bulletin, 14 November 2009 Archived 13 September 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Former Cowboys player Faust dies". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 23 May 2011. Retrieved 23 May 2011.
- "Former NRL player Sam Faust dies of leukaemia". Stuff.co.nz. AAP. 23 May 2011. Retrieved 7 November 2011.