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Adam Quinlan

Adam Quinlan
Adam Quinlan Illawarra.jpg
Personal information
Full nameAdam Quinlan
Born (1992-11-13) 13 November 1992 (age 26)[1]
Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
Height172 cm (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Weight82 kg (12 st 13 lb)[1]
Playing information
PositionFullback, Five-eighth
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–14 St. George Illawarra Dragons 25 8 0 0 32
2015 St Helens 12 6 0 0 24
2016 St. George Illawarra Dragons 4 1 0 0 4
2017– Hull Kingston Rovers 49 25 0 0 100
Total 90 40 0 0 160
As of 16 August 2019
Source: [2][3]

Adam Quinlan (born 13 November 1992) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a fullback for Hull Kingston Rovers in the Super League.

He has previously played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL and St Helens in the Super League.

Background

Quinlan was born in Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia.

Playing career

Early career

Quinlan played his junior rugby league for the Culburra Dolphins, before being signed by the St. George Illawarra Dragons.

Playing positions

He primarily plays as a fullback, but he can also play as a five-eighth and halfback.

Senior career

St. George Illawarra Dragons (2013–14)

2012

In 2012, Quinlan played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons' National Youth Competition team.[4][5]

2013

In 2013, Quinlan graduated onto the Dragons' New South Wales Cup team, the Illawarra Cutters.[6]

In round 9 of the 2013 NRL season, he made his NRL début for the Dragons against the Gold Coast Titans playing at fullback in the Dragons' 15–14 loss, at Cbus Super Stadium.[7][8]

In only his third match in round 19, he scored his first NRL career try in the Dragons' 22–18 win, over the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium.[9]

On 31 July 2013, he re-signed with the Dragons on a 2-year contract.[10]

He finished off his début year in the NRL having played in 10 matches and scoring 5 tries in total.[11]

2014

In February 2014, Quinlan played for the Dragons in the inaugural NRL Auckland Nines. He finished off the 2014 season having played in 15 matches and scoring 3 tries.[12][13]

Parramatta Eels (2015)

2015

On 27 January 2015, Quinlan signed a 1-year contract with the Parramatta Eels starting effective immediately, after being released from his Dragons' contract.[14]

Quinlan played for the Wentworthville Magpies, Parramatta's feeder club in the Intrust Super Premiership.[15]

Quinlan playing for the Wentworthville Magpies in 2015

St. Helens (2015)

2015

On 2 July 2015, without playing a first-grade game for the Eels. He joined Super League club St. Helens. The move came mid-season effective immediately, after being released from his Eels' contract.[16]

Quinlan made 12 appearances and scored 6 tries for the Saints, in a short-spell at the club.

St. George Illawarra Dragons (2016)

2016

In 2016, Quinlan returned to the St. George Illawarra Dragons on a 1-year contract.[17]

Quinlan was a member of the Illawarra side which won the 2016 New South Wales Cup, with a subsequent 21–20 victory over the Mount Pritchard Mounties in the final.[18]

Quinlan then went onto play in the State Championship match at Stadium Australia against Queensland Cup winners the Burleigh Bears, with the St. George Illawarra Dragons winning the match 54–12, with Quinlan scoring a try.[19]

Hull Kingston Rovers (2017 – present)

2017

Quinlan joined Hull Kingston Rovers in the Championship on a 2-year contract, prior to the start of the 2017 season.

Quinlan earned promotion with Hull Kingston Rovers back to the Super League in his first season with the club. [20]

2018

It was revealed on 4 July 2018, that Quinlan had signed a two-year contract extension, to extend his stay beyond the 2018 rugby league season and to remain at Hull Kingston Rovers until at least the end of the 2020 campaign.[21]

On 9 September 2018, during a 38–24 Qualifiers triumph during a game against Halifax, Quinlan unfortunately suffered a season ending ACL injury that required corrective surgery and that would prove to rule him out of action for the foreseeable future.

Quinlan (right) with teammate James Greenwood playing for Hull Kingston Rovers in 2017

Honours

Career Awards and Accolades

Club (Hull Kingston Rovers 2017 – present)[22]

  • 2018: Roger Millward – 'Player of the Year Award'
  • 2018: 'Players' Player of the Year Award'
  • 2018: 'Members' Player of the Year Award'
  • 2018: 'Tackle of the Season Award'

References

  1. ^ a b c "Adam Quinlan St. Helens". www.superleague.co.uk. Rugby Football League. 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Adam Quinlan – Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 13 November 1992. Retrieved 1 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Adam Quinlan Player Stats". Loverugbyleague.com. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 1 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Q". Nyc Database. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  5. ^ "web.archive.org/web/20150703070340/http://rleague.com/players/Adam-Quinlan_3740/Matches/". Archived from the original on 3 July 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Illawarra Cutters Team List: Round 4". Dragons.com.au. Archived from the original on 3 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Late Mail: Round 9". Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  8. ^ "Gold Coast Titans field goal seals one-point thriller against St George Illawarra Dragons". Foxsports.com.au. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  9. ^ "South Sydney Rabbitohs v St George Illwarra Dragons". Dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  10. ^ "Quinlan re-signs with Dragons | NRL". Zero Tackle. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  11. ^ "Custom Match List". Rugby League Project. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  12. ^ "Squads For Auckland Nines". Rugby League Week. 14 February 2014. Archived from the original on 15 January 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  13. ^ "Custom Match List". Rugby League Project. 3 February 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  14. ^ "Quinlan Joins Parramatta Eels". Parraeels.com.au. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  15. ^ "Adam Quinlan joins St Helens from Parramatta amid full-back crisis". Guardian. 1 July 2015. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  16. ^ "Parra's Quinlan signs with Super League | SBS News". Sbs.com.au. 2 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  17. ^ "Quinlan returns to Dragons | NRL". Zero Tackle. 27 July 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  18. ^ [www.nswrl.com.au]
  19. ^ [www.couriermail.com.au]
  20. ^ Zero Tackle (22 December 2016). "Hull KR sign fullback Adam Quinlan". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 14 February 2017.
  21. ^ "Quinlan signs contract extension". 4 July 2018.
  22. ^ "Quinlan dominates 2018 Player of the Year awards". 4 October 2018.

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