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Bronson Harrison

Bronson Harrison
Harrison playing for New Zealand in 2008
Personal information
Full name Bronson Lee Harrison
Born (1985-10-10) 10 October 1985
Auckland, New Zealand
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Lock, Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004–08 Wests Tigers 79 10 0 0 40
2009–12 Canberra Raiders 83 11 0 0 44
2013–14 St. George Illawarra 34 1 0 0 4
Total 196 22 0 0 88
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–11 New Zealand 12 1 0 0 4
As of 23 September 2015
Source: Rugby League Project, League Central, NRL Stats

Bronson Harrison (born 10 October 1985) is a New Zealand retired professional National Rugby League and represented the New Zealand Kiwis at international level, being a part of the 2008 World Cup winning squad.

Contents

  • Biography 1
    • Professional playing career 1.1
      • Tigers 1.1.1
      • Raiders 1.1.2
      • Dragons 1.1.3
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Biography

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Harrison played his junior football for Five Dock and the Leichhardt Wanderers before being signed by Sydney NRL club, Wests Tigers.

Professional playing career

Tigers

Harrison made his NRL debut for the Wests Tigers in Round 4 of the 2004 NRL season against the North Queensland Cowboys. Harrison made his international debut for New Zealand in a test against France in 2005. As NRL Premiers, Wests faced Super League champions Bradford Bulls in the 2006 World Club Challenge. Harrison played from the interchange bench in the Tigers' 30-10 loss.

After missing out on the New Zealand Kiwis 24-man squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, Harrison played against the Kiwis for the New Zealand Māori in a warm up match.[1] Following an injury to Brent Webb, Harrison was called in as a replacement in the New Zealand World Cup squad.[2] He was a starting player in New Zealand's squad for the World Cup final victory over Australia.

On 25 September 2008, although contracted to the Wests Tigers for a further season, Harrison was released and signed a 3-year deal with the Canberra Raiders.[3]

Raiders

He joined the Raiders in 2009. Harrison was selected for the

  • 2012 Canberra Raiders profile
  • NRL profile

External links

  1. ^ "Kaipara teen gets nod from NZ Maori". Northern Advocate. 4 October 2008. Retrieved 31 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Kiwi Webb forced out of World Cup". BBC. 2008-10-08. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  3. ^ "Tigers release Harrison to join Raiders".  
  4. ^ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/st-george-illawarra-dragons-sign-bronson-harrison-on-two-year-deal/story-e6frexnr-1226516589785
  5. ^ http://australianapprenticeships.gov.au/australian-apprenticeships-ambassadors/apprentices-having-positive-impact-bronson-harrison

References

In 2014, Harrison became an Australian Apprenticeships Ambassador for the Australian Government and is an Apprentice Mentor in the NRL's Trade UP With The NRL Program.[5]

The St George Illawarra Dragons.

Dragons

[4]

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