Alex Chan (rugby league)

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Alex Chan
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Personal information
Full nameAlexander Reremorehu Chan[1]
Born (1974-12-22) 22 December 1974 (age 44)
Auckland, New Zealand
Playing information
PositionProp
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1992–93 Taupo
1994 Bay of Plenty Stags 21 4 0 0 16
2000 Northern Eagles 3 0 0 0 0
2001–03 Parramatta Eels 26 2 0 0 8
2004–05 Melbourne Storm 32 4 0 0 16
2006–08 Catalans Dragons 86 12 0 0 48
Total 168 22 0 0 88
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1992–93 Bay of Plenty
1993–00 New Zealand Māori
2004–06 New Zealand 3 1 0 0 4
Coaching information
Representative
Years Team Gms W D L W%
2015 Cook Islands 1 0 0 1 0
As of 18 January 2019
Source: [2][3][4]

Alex Reremorehu Chan (born 22 December 1974 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a New Zealand former professional rugby league footballer and currently coaching at the Wentworthville Magpies. Chan played for the Catalans Dragons of Super League, Melbourne Storm, Parramatta Eels and Northern Eagles in the NRL.

A New Zealand international representative forward, Chan had also previously played for the Bay of Plenty Stags in New Zealand,[5] and has also played for the Aotearoa Māori team.[3][4] Chan is of Chinese descent.[6]

Playing career[edit]

Chan's junior clubs were the Taupo Hawks and Taupo Broncos, he made his first grade debut in round 15 2000 for the Northern Eagles against the New Zealand Warriors.

Chan played at fullback for the Māori in 1999 and earlier represented the team at the 1994 Pacific Cup.[7][8] Chan was selected for the Aotearoa Māori side at the 2000 World Cup but did not play a match.

Chan played for the Parramatta Eels from the interchange bench in their 2001 NRL grand final loss to the Newcastle Knights.

Chan played for Melbourne during The 2004 and 2005 seasons where he was suspended three times by the judiciary for high tackles. On Round 20 of the 2004 season, Chan was charged and later suspended for 4 weeks after a sickening high tackle on Parramatta player Nathan Hindmarsh[9].

References[edit]

  1. ^ CHAN, ALEXANDER REREMOREHU 2004, 2006 - KIWI #714 Archived 2012-04-23 at the Wayback Machine nzleague.co.nz
  2. ^ NRL Stats Archived 6 August 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Coach Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  5. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1994, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1994. p.136
  6. ^ http://www.hreoc.gov.au/racial_discrimination/voices/nrlstars/civoniceva_chan.html
  7. ^ GB have Long to thank BBC Sport, 5 November 1999
  8. ^ John Coffey, Bernie Wood (2008). 100 years: Māori rugby league, 1908-2008. Huia Publishers. p. 282. ISBN 978-1-86969-331-2.
  9. ^ https://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/07/26/1090693895785.html?from=storylhs

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