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Name  Jessie Parker

Jessie Joe Nandye (born 8 July 1985), also commonly known by his former name Jessie Joe Parker, is a Papua New Guinean rugby league footballer who currently plays for Whitehaven. He is a Papua New Guinean national representative who primarily plays at centre.


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Playing career

After several impressive seasons in the PNG domestic league, Parker signed with the Northern Pride of the Queensland Cup in 2009. In 2010, he joined the Featherstone Rovers. Parker signed a two-year contract with the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats of the Super League in September 2010, but was released after he did not report for 2011 pre-season training. He joined Whitehaven in 2012 alongside fellow Papua New Guinean Glen Nami. Parker played his 100th match for Whitehaven on 28 March 2016 in their loss to the Batley Bulldogs.

Representative career

Parker represented Papua New Guinea in 2007 when they played matches against France and Wales in Europe. In 2008, he was part of PNG's squad for the 2008 World Cup. He scored a try for PNG while competing at the 2009 Pacific Cup. Parker played for PNG at the 2010 Four Nations. He was a member of PNG's 2013 World Cup squad and scored a try against Samoa.


Jessie Joe Parker Wikipedia