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David Stagg : biography

18 October 1983 -

David Stagg (born 18 October 1983, in Townsville, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league player for the Brisbane Broncos of the National Rugby League. A Queensland State of Origin representative utility forward, he previously played for the Brisbane Broncos, with whom he won the 2006 NRL Premiership. Stagg is known for his high workload.


Stagg played his junior football for Norths Aspley before joining the Brisbane Broncos. He made his NRL debut in Round 18 of the 2003 season against the Canterbury Bulldogs.

In 2004, Stagg set a new record for tackles in a game, with 64 tackles made against the Cronulla Sharks, this record has since been beaten.

In 2006, Stagg made his representative debut, playing for Queensland in State of Origin, later that year he played at centre in the Broncos 2006 NRL Grand Final victory. After winning the grand final with the Broncos, Stagg signed a 2-year deal with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

In 2010 he extended his contract with the Bulldogs until the end of 2012.

Stagg will rejoin the Brisbane Broncos in 2013 on a two-year deal.

Personal life

During the 2007/2008 off season Stagg married his then girlfriend, Tamika Sellars. Stagg has 2 children, Paige and Noah.

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