Stephen Bannister

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Steve Bannister
Personal information
Full name Stephen Bannister
Nickname Banny, Ste
Born (1987-10-18) 18 October 1987 (age 29)
Billinge, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.79 m)
Weight 13 st 3 lb (185 lb; 84 kg) (84 Kg)
Playing information
Position Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006–2007 St. Helens 3 0 0 0 0
2007 Harlequins RL 6 0 0 0 0
Total 9 0 0 0 0
As of 7 October 2008
Source: Rugby League Project

Steve Bannister (born 18 October 1987 in Billinge, Merseyside) is an English rugby league player. Bannister plays for Avignon Bisons in the Elite One Championship, and previously played for Halifax in the Co-Operative Championship.

Life and career[edit]

Steve Bannister went to Newton-le-Willows Community High School, leaving in 2005.[citation needed]

In November 2006, Bannister was promoted to train with St. Helens' first team squad, making his début on 19 August 2006 against the Catalans Dragons.[1] He later played several games for Whitehaven on loan in 2007.

Bannister signed for London club Harlequins RL following the completion of his loan with the Cumbrian National League One side in June 2007.[2][3]

Bannister's position of choice is second row. He is also able to operate as a centre and plays also as an England age-group international. Bannister is a second-rower forward who has been compared to Great Britain's international Lee Gilmour.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Quins sign Bannister from Saints". BBC Sport. 4 June 2007. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Quins sign Bannister from Saints". BBC. 2007-06-07. Retrieved 2007-06-07. 
  3. ^ "QUINS SNAP UP BANNISTER". Sky Sports. 2007-06-04. Retrieved 2007-06-04. [dead link]

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