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Name  Colin Best
Career start  1998
Weight  99 kg

Height  1.89 m
Role  Rugby Player
Awards  Dally M Award Best Winger
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Colin Best Second try From The Perfect Scrum Move Cronulla Sharks Vs Canberra Raiders 1999


Colin Best (born 22 November 1978) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. He played primarily in the National Rugby League as a wing or centre three quarter back for Australian clubs, Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, St. George Illawarra Dragons, Canberra Raiders and South Sydney Rabbitohs. Best also played in Super League for English club, Hull F.C..

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Career

Before his rugby league career, Best had also represented Australia at a junior level in indoor soccer.

Best has played for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (1998–2002), Hull F.C. in the English Super League (2003–2004), the St George-Illawarra Dragons (2005–2006) and the Canberra Raiders (2007–2008), South Sydney Rabbitohs, (2009-2010), Cronulla Sharks, (2011-2012).

In 2008, while playing for the Raiders he was awarded the Dally M Winger of the Year Award.

In 2008, Best signed a two-year contract with the South Sydney Rabbitohs commencing in the 2009.

In the 2009 State of Origin series Best was named in the 40 man New South Wales preliminary squad but ultimately was not selected for any of the games.

He signed for the Cronulla Sharks for two seasons starting in 2011. At the end of the two seasons, Best announced his retirement, after a 15-year career, playing his final game in a finals lost against former club Canberra. Following his retirement, he was one of seventeen Sharks players found guilty of using illegal substances under the club's 2011 supplements program, having a twelve-month suspension (which had already expired due to backdating) recorded against his name.

Career highlights

  • Junior Club: Engadine Dragons
  • First Grade Debut: Round 12, Cronulla v North Sydney, Toyota Park, 30 May 1998
  • First Grade Record: 170 appearances scoring 87 tries
  • Namesake of highly competitive and popular fantasy league competition est. 2011, the C.B Memorial Cup, which has been won 2 years running by the Hon. Ben Clark

    References

    Colin Best Wikipedia


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