Tom Opacic

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Tom Opacic
Tom Opacic.jpg
Opacic playing for the Broncos in 2014.
Personal information
Full name Thomas Opacic[1]
Born (1994-09-07) 7 September 1994 (age 23)
Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016– Brisbane Broncos 19 5 0 0 20
As of 4 March 2018
Source: [2]

Tom Opacic (born 7 September 1994) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a centre for the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League.

Background

Born in Redcliffe, Queensland, Opacic is of Serbian descent[3] and played his junior rugby league for the Redcliffe Dolphins, before being signed by the Brisbane Broncos.

Playing career

Early career

In 2013 and 2014, Opacic played for the Brisbane Broncos' NYC team,[4] before graduating to their Queensland Cup team, and his old junior club, Redcliffe Dolphins in 2015.[5]

2016

In Round 16 of the 2016 NRL season, Opacic made his NRL debut for the Broncos against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.[6][7] In September, he re-signed with the Broncos on a 2-year contract until the end of 2018.[8]

References

  1. ^ NRL. "Intrust Super Cup teams: Round 13". QRL. Retrieved 2016-06-25. 
  2. ^ "Tom Opacic - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2016-07-03. 
  3. ^ "Brisbane Broncos rookie Tom Opacic wanted by Serbia for 2017 Rugby League World Cup bid". Couriermail.com.au. 2015-05-02. Retrieved 2016-06-25. 
  4. ^ "O". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2016-06-25. 
  5. ^ NRL. "Intrust Super Cup Rd 1 teams". QRL. Retrieved 2016-06-25. 
  6. ^ "Updated team lists: Bulldogs v Broncos". NRL.com. 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-06-25. 
  7. ^ NRL. "Late Mail - Broncos v Bulldogs". Broncos. Retrieved 2016-06-25. 
  8. ^ Broncos.com.au (2016-08-26). "Broncos re-sign NRL rookies". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-09-15. 

External links

  • Brisbane Broncos profile
  • Broncos profile
  • NRL profile
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