Tony Chalmers working for Channel Nine in 2008
|Full name||Tony Chalmers|
|Born||9 December 1964|
Chalmers made his first grade debut at the age of 20 with the Parramatta Eels in Round 7 of the 1985 NSWRL season, becoming the 439th player to do so. Playing on the wing, he scored a try on debut.
In 1987, Chalmers found himself regularly in the run-on squad. He scored 7 tries that season, a career best. In his final year with the Eels, he scored 3 tries.
In 1989, Chalmers began playing with the Balmain Tigers. An injury sustained in the early part of the season saw him sidelined for 5 weeks. Returning in Round 10, he was part of squad that took Balmain to the grand final. Balmain went down to the Canberra Raiders 19-14 in extra time. Chalmers played in the semi final victory over South Sydney but did not play in the grand final itself.
In his final season in the NSWRL, Chalmers only played three first grade games. His final game was played against the Illawarra Steelers in round 15. He scored a try in Balmain's 32-8 victory.
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