Tyson Andrews

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Tyson Andrews
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Andrews playing for the Sea Eagles in 2014.
Personal information
Born (1990-02-06) 6 February 1990 (age 25)
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014– Manly Warringah 4 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2015 Indigenous All Stars 1 0 0 0 0
Source: RLP

Tyson Andrews (born 6 February 1990) is an Indigenous Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles of the National Rugby League. He primarily plays prop.

Background[edit]

Born in Maitland, New South Wales, Andrews moved to Queensland at a young age and played his junior football for the Maroochydore Swans before being signed by the Brisbane Broncos. He is a former member of the Queensland Academy of Sport's rugby league team.

Playing career[edit]

In 2008 and 2009, Andrews played for the Brisbane Broncos' NYC team.[1]

In 2010, Andrews quit rugby league and pursued boxing. He won the Australian heavyweight amateur title.[2]

In 2011, Andrews moved to Mackay, Queensland to play for Wests, a local team. He was then brought into the squad of Queensland Cup team Mackay Cutters after impressing their coaching staff.[2]

In June 2013, Andrews signed a 2-year contract with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles starting in 2014.[3]

In Round 18 of the 2014 NRL season, Andrews made his NRL debut for the Sea Eagles against the Wests Tigers.[4]

On 13 February 2015, Andrews played for the Indigenous All Stars against the NRL All Stars in the annual All Stars match.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Former Boxer Tyson Andrews Set To Add Punch To Depleted Manly Sea Eagles Forward Pack". Dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  3. ^ "Tyson Andrews gets signed with Manly and divides family members | Mackay Daily Mercury". Dailymercury.com.au. 2013-06-22. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  4. ^ "LATE MAIL: DCE fit for Tigers clash". Seaeagles.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 
  5. ^ "Final All Stars teams announced". NRL.com. 2015-02-09. Retrieved 2015-05-09. 

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