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Craig Wing

Australia Rugby League Player
Male
Born Dec 26, 1980

Craig Wing is an Australian rugby union player. He currently plays rugby union in Japan. A former rugby league player for New South Wales State of Origin and Australian international utility player, Wing played for South Sydney Rabbitohs and Sydney Roosters.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1979 Birth Born on December 26, 1979.

TEENAGE

1997 17 Years Old Wing attended Sydney Boys High School where he played Rugby Union. In 1997 Wing was selected to play in the NSW Schoolboys 1st XV where the team remained undefeated until the final decider.

TWENTIES

2000 20 Years Old 1 More Event
Wing played most of his professional rugby league at the Sydney Roosters. He moved to the club in 2000 and originally started as a halfback partnering Brad Fittler.
2002 22 Years Old He played at halfback in the Roosters team which won the 2002 NRL Grand Final against the New Zealand Warriors, scoring a try. Having won the 2002 NRL Premiership, the Roosters travelled to England to play the 2003 World Club Challenge against Super League champions, St Helens RLFC. … Read More
2003 23 Years Old After his side's loss in the 2003 NRL grand final, Wing was selected to go on the 2003 Kangaroo tour of Great Britain and France, helping Australia to victory over Great Britain in what would be the last time the two nations contested an Ashes series.
2004 24 Years Old Wing played for the Roosters at hooker in their 2004 NRL grand final loss to cross-Sydney rivals, the Bulldogs. Wing was selected in the Australian team to go and compete in the end of season 2004 Rugby League Tri-Nations tournament. … Read More
2007 27 Years Old 1 More Event
Wing announced in June 2007 that he would be leaving the Roosters at the end of the 2007 NRL season to take up a four-year contract with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, the club where he started his career. … Read More
2008 28 Years Old He was named in the Australia training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.
He was selected for City in the City vs Country match on 8 May 2009.

THIRTIES

2012 32 Years Old In 2012, after two seasons with Shining Arcs, he moved to the Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers, where he is listed as playing centre or stand-off.
His switch to rugby union attracted interest from the Philippines national rugby union team who approached him to play for them, as he qualified through his mother who is Filipina. Despite this interest, in 2013 he was instead selected for the Japan Cherry Blossoms, having qualified after 3 years residency.
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