David Stagg

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David Stagg
David Stagg.jpg
Stagg in 2009
Personal information
Born (1983-10-18) 18 October 1983 (age 35)
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Playing information
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
PositionLock, Second-row, Centre, Five-eighth
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2003–08 Brisbane Broncos 92 17 0 0 68
2009–12 Canterbury Bulldogs 94 8 0 0 32
2013–15 Brisbane Broncos 20 1 0 0 4
Total 206 26 0 0 104
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006 Queensland 1 0 0 0 0

David Stagg (born 18 October 1983, in Townsville, Queensland) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer. He made one appearance for the Queensland State of Origin side and played for the Brisbane Broncos, with whom he won the 2006 NRL Premiership, and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, he was known for his high workload and played as a lock and second-row, but could also fill in at centre.


Stagg played his junior football for Norms TRL[citation needed] 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.[citation needed]

In 2006, Stagg made his representative debut, and played only one game for Queensland in State of Origin before being dropped. 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.[citation needed]

In 2010, he extended his contract with the Bulldogs until the end of 2012.[1]

Stagg rejoined the Brisbane Broncos in 2013 on a two-year deal, he would go on to play 14 games for the club in the 2013 NRL season. In the early rounds of the 2014 NRL season, Stagg suffered a serious knee injury, ruling him out for the season before retiring at the end of the 2015 season.[2]

Personal life[edit]

During the 2007/2008 off season Stagg married his then girlfriend, Tamika Sellars; the couple have 2 children.[3]


  1. ^ "Stagg signs with Bulldogs until end of 2012". Rleague.com. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 2013-05-16.
  2. ^ http://www.zerotackle.com/nrl/stagg-calls-time-on-great-career-18735/#o2dSbb60yXARLRVB.97
  3. ^ "Player Profile". Bulldogs.com.au. Archived from the original on 5 April 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-16.

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