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Scott Prince : biography

23 August 1980 -

Scott Prince (born 27 February 1980 in Mount Isa, Queensland) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Brisbane Broncos club of the National Rugby League. An Australian international and Queensland State of Origin representative halfback, he has also played club football for the Wests Tigers (whom he led to the 2005 premiership, winning the Clive Churchill Medal), the Gold Coast Titans and the North Queensland Cowboys.

Statistics

Season Team Pld T G FG P
1998 North Queensland Cowboys 16 1 - - 4
1999 18 2 4 - 16
2000 19 6 13 - 50
2001 Brisbane Broncos 19 4 2 - 20
2002 2 - 5 - 10
2003 7 - - - -
2004 Wests Tigers 21 1 - 1 5
2005 28 12 - 2 50
2006 24 5 20 - 60
2007 Gold Coast Titans 22 7 - - 28
2008 16 5 51 2 124
2009 24 7 77 - 182
2010 21 4 66 3 151
2011 19 5 38 - 96
Totals 256 59 276 8 796

(* denotes season still competing)

Career highlights

  • Junior Club: Mount Isa Townies
  • High school: Ignatius Park College
  • Junior Kangaroos Selection: 1998
  • First Grade Debut: 1998 – Round 4, North Queensland Cowboys v Canberra Raiders at Dairy Farmers Stadium, Townsville, Queensland, 4 April.
  • Premierships: 2005 – Wests Tigers defeated North Queensland Cowboys 30 - 16 in the Grand Final, Stadium Australia, Sydney, 2 October.
  • Wests Tigers Club Captain: 2005
  • Gold Coast Titans Captain: 2007-
  • Prime Minister's XIII Debut: 2007 – Prime Minister's XIII v Papua New Guinea, Lloyd Robson Oval, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 23 September.
  • Prime Minister's XIII Selection: 2007-2008
  • Queensland Debut: 2004 – State of Origin Game 1, Queensland v New South Wales, Stadium Australia, Sydney, 26 May.
  • Queensland Selection: 2004, 2008
  • Australia Test Debut: 2005 – Rugby League Tri-Nations, Australia v England, DW Stadium, Wigan, England, 5 November.
  • Australia Test Squad Selection: 2005, 2008
  • Indigenous All Stars Debut: 2010 – Indigenous All Stars v NRL All Stars, Skilled Park, Robina, Queensland, 13 February.
  • Indigenous All Stars Selection: 2010-2012

Gold Coast

Prince returned to Queensland for NRL season 2007 to play for the newly-established Gold Coast Titans, becoming only the second player ever to play for all three Queensland teams in the top-level: Brisbane, North Queensland and Gold Coast (the first being Dale Shearer). He was named co-captain of the inaugural team with Luke Bailey.

Prince was a star for the Gold Coast before his injury which kept him out for several weeks. Prince made a return for the Titans and they finished 12th on the ladder; one win away from the Top 8.

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