Tom Carter (rugby union)

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Tom Carter
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Birth name Tom Carter
Date of birth (1983-02-25) 25 February 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Young, New South Wales
Height 189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)
School The King's School[Knox Grammar School, Sydney]
University University of Sydney
Rugby union career
Position(s) Inside-Centre
Senior career
2014– Sydney Stars 4 (15)
Correct as of 3 November 2015
Super Rugby
2008–13 Waratahs 76 (75) 15t
Current local club Sydney University
Correct as of 10 June 2013

Tom Carter is a former Australian rugby union player for the New South Wales Waratahs. He played inside centre and made his Super Rugby debut in 2008. [1]

Rugby union Team sport, code of rugby football

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world simply as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field with H-shaped goalposts on each try line.

New South Wales Waratahs Super Rugby franchise based in Sydney

The New South Wales Waratahs ( or ; referred to as the Waratahs, are an Australian rugby union team representing the majority of New South Wales in the Super Rugby competition. The Riverina and other southern parts of the state, are represented by the Brumbies, who are based in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory.

Super Rugby rugby union competition

Super Rugby is a professional men's rugby union competition involving teams from Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Japan. Building on various Southern Hemisphere competitions dating back to the South Pacific Championship in 1986, with teams from a number of southern nations, Super Rugby started as the Super 12 in the 1996 season with 12 teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The Super 12 was established by SANZAR after the sport became professional in 1995.

He attended Knox Grammar School and The King's School, playing in the Knox 1st XV from 1999 to 2000.[ citation needed ] In July 2013, he retired from rugby. [2]

Knox Grammar School private school in Sydney, Australia

Knox Grammar School is an independent Uniting Church day and boarding school for boys, located in Wahroonga, New South Wales, an Upper North Shore suburb of Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1924 by the Presbyterian Church of Australia as an all-boys school, and named after John Knox. The school has since grown, branching out into a large Senior School and a Preparatory School, enrolling approximately 2900 students. The school also caters for approximately 160 boarding students from Years 7 to 12. During the term of Ian Paterson as Headmaster, the school doubled in size, raised education standards and increased participation in a wealth of activities.

After several years as a senior member of the Sydney University Rugby Club, Carter currently spends his time as Chairman of Selectors of the Sydney University Cricket Club. Carter continues this role in 2014/15 after playing a role in SUCC winning a Club Championship, and premierships in First, Second and Sixth grade.

Sydney Uni Rugby League Club

Sydney Uni Rugby League Club is a rugby league team currently playing in the NSW Tertiary Student Rugby League And the Sydney Shield competitions. There used to be a team representing the University of Sydney who played in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership from 1920–1937, then in the NSWRL Second Division and Metropolitan League competitions from 1963 to 1976.

Chairman leading or presiding officer of an organized group such as a board, committee, or deliberative assembly

The chairman is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly. The person holding the office is typically elected or appointed by the members of the group, and the chairman presides over meetings of the assembled group and conducts its business in an orderly fashion.

A Club Championship system is a sports competition where more than one team is fielded by clubs in the competition. An example of its use is in club rugby and cricket competitions in Australia where clubs may have several grades.

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