Jaelen Feeney

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Jaelen Feeney
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Personal information
Born (1994-10-14) 14 October 1994 (age 27)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
Playing information
Position Five-eighth, Halfback, Fullback
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2016–17 Newcastle Knights 261004
As of 19 May 2019
Source: [1]

Jaelen Feeney (born 14 October 1994) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a five-eighth , halfback and fullback for the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup. He previously played for the Newcastle Knights in the NRL.

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Background

Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Feeney is of Indigenous Australian descent [2] and moved to Queensland at a young age. He played his junior rugby league for the Nerang Roosters, while attending Keebra Park State High School,and Palm beach Currumbin before being signed by the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.

Playing career

Early career

In 2013, Feeney played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs' NYC team. [3] In 2014, he joined the Newcastle Knights and played for their NYC team. [3] On 3 May 2014, he played for the Queensland under-20s team against the New South Wales under-20s team. [4] In 2015, he graduated to the Knights' New South Wales Cup team. [5] On 3 September 2015, he re-signed with the Knights on a two-year contract. [6] On 27 September, he played in the Knights' 2015 New South Wales Cup Grand Final win over the Wyong Roos. [7]

2016

In round 1 of the 2016 NRL season, Feeney made his NRL debut for Newcastle against the Gold Coast Titans. Feeney played a total of six appearances for Newcastle in the 2016 NRL season . [8] [9] [10]

2017

After playing a further 20 NRL games for the Knights as they finished bottom half of the table, Feeney left the club at the end of the 2017 season . [11] [12] [13]

2018

Ahead of the 2018 season, Feeney joined the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup. [14]

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