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Kane Linnett

Kane Linnett
Personal information
Full name Kane Linnett
Born (1989-01-11) 11 January 1989 (age 25)
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Height 192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 97 kg (15 st 4 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010–11 Sydney Roosters 23 4 0 0 16
2012– North Queensland 44 21 0 0 84
Total 67 25 0 0 100
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013 Scotland 2 1 0 0 4

Kane Linnett (born 11 January 1989) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the North Queensland Cowboys of the National Rugby League. A centre, he played in the 2010 NRL Grand Final.

He has signed with the North Queensland Cowboys on a 2 year deal, starting in 2012.

As a youngster Kane played league and Union and could have been playing Super Rugby had he not taken up a deal with the Dragons Toyota Cup side. He was named Roosters rookie of the year in 2010. And was a member of the 2010 NRL grand final team that lost to the Dragons 32-8. In 2010 he averaged over 110 metres per game and scored a try on debut.

In the final rounds of the 2011 NRL season he played with a season-ending injury, helping the Roosters to a win over the Dragons. He joined the Cowboys in 2012 on a two-year contract and was touted by Cowboys management as the possible signing of the year. Linnett scored his first try for the Cowboys in the clubs round 3 match against the Parramatta Eels, in the same game Linnett ran for 'match high metres'. In the Cowboys round 5 win against the Canberra Raiders Linnett made the most metres by a Cowboys centre in the history of the NRL with 234. Linnett was a member of the Cowboys 2012 finals series; which included 1 win and 1 controversial loss.

International Career

Qualifying through his mother, Linnett announced his intention to represent Scotland at international level prior to the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. [1]



External links

  • Sydney Roosters profile

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