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Ricky Stuart

Coach from Australia

Ricky Stuart Ricky Stuart (born 7 January 1967 in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian rugby league football coach and former player of the 1980s and 90s. He is currently the head coach of the New South Wales State of Origin team, having replaced Craig Bellamy following a fifth consecutive failure in the 2010 series. Stuart had previously been coach of the Blues, as well as the Australian national side, and has coached National Rugby League clubs, the Sydney Roosters (taking them to three consecutive grand finals from 2002–2004) and the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks. A former international representative rugby league and rugby union player – a dual-code international – Stuart also played State of Origin for New South Wales in the first Gould era. At club level, Stuart was the half-back of the "Green Machine", the Canberra Raiders team that won three premierships in 1989, 1990 and 1994 and were runners-up in 1991 who were coached by Tim Sheens. As a player Stuart was noted for his ability to throw long, spiralling passes to both the left and right sides of the field. Stuart had originally played rugby league as a child and his father was a prominent member of Canberra's football  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1967-01-07
Place of birth
Queanbeyan
Nationality
Australia
Profession
Coach

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