Shaun Timmins

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Friday, 6th August, 1976
Current Age
47 years and 256 days
Place Of Birth
Kiama, New South Wales, Australia

Awards & Accolades

Dally M Lock Of The Year
2004

Biography

I’warra junior (Kiama) made his first grade debut as a 17-year-old in 1994. A solid defender whose speed was to seen to good effect on the edge of the ruck Shaun Timmins alternated between the centres and the second row before becoming Paul McGregor’s centre partner with the merged St George I’warra club. Following the Dragons’ grand final loss in 1999 Timmins came into the Australian Test team in the second match of the Tri Nations competition (the 42-6 thrashing of Great Britain) and was used as an interchange player in the final against NZ. The early part of season 2000 found Timmins in superlative form; scoring a try in Australia’s 52-0 thrashing of NZ in the ANZac Test and cementing his centre partnership with Penrith’s Ryan Girdler in the opening two matches of the State of Origin series. Then things went horribly wrong – a knee injury suffered in the second State of Origin match ruled him out of the remainder of the season, including the World Cup, while he aggravated the injury in a pre-season trial in 2001 and required a bone graft to rectify a rare knee condition. After missing the entire 2001 season Timmins took the first tentative steps in his return to form, even playing in the Dragons’ forward pack, in 2002. In quick succession he returned to both State of Origin and Test duty (against Great Britain) but after playing against NZ in July 2003 (at five-eighth) he ruled himself out of 2003 Kangaroo Tour because of injury. Timmins kicked the winning field-goal in the opening State of Origin match – the first field goal of his career - but he played in only two matches in Australia’s Tri Nations campaign (one Test, against NZ) at the end of 2004 before announcing his retirement from rep football. Timmins contemplated a season with the G’Coast Titans in 2007 but was overruled by his doctor and retired from the game.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 210 55 11   1 243 103 99 8 49.05% List
NRL Finals 11 1 -   - 4 6 5 0 54.55% List
Tour Matches Australia 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Tri-Nations 4 - -   - - 4 0 0 100.00% List
Anzac Tests 2 1 -   - 4 2 0 0 100.00% List
State of Origin 9 3 -   1 13 6 2 1 66.67% List
Anzac Cup 4 1 -   - 4 2 2 0 50.00% List
City vs Country 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1999-00, 2002-04 8 2 -   - 8 8 0 0 100.00% List

International Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 1999-2004 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW 2000, 2002-04 9 3 -   1 13 6 2 1 66.67% List
NSW Country 2003 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall2000-2004 10 3 0   1 13 6 3 1 60.00% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Illawarra NSWRL 1994 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Illawarra ARL 1995 22 11 2 / 3 66.67% - 48 10 11 1 45.45% List
Illawarra ARL 1996 22 4 9 / 13 69.23% 1 35 8 14 0 36.36% List
Illawarra ARL 1997 22 7 0 / 2 0.00% - 28 10 9 3 45.45% List
Illawarra NRL 1998 19 6 -   - 24 7 11 1 36.84% List
St George Illawarra NRL 1999 22 5 -   - 20 13 9 0 59.09% List
St George Illawarra NRL 2000 12 4 0 / 1 0.00% - 16 6 6 0 50.00% List
St George Illawarra NRL 2002 19 4 -   - 16 5 11 3 26.32% List
St George Illawarra NRL 2003 15 2 -   - 8 8 7 0 53.33% List
St George Illawarra NRL 2004 20 6 -   - 24 10 10 0 50.00% List
St George Illawarra NRL 2005 25 6 -   - 24 17 8 0 68.00% List
St George Illawarra NRL 2006 11 - -   - - 8 3 0 72.73% List

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Illawarra 1994-98 86 28 11 / 18 61.11% 1 135 36 45 5 41.86% List
St George Illawarra 1999-00, 2002-06 124 27 - / 1 0.00% - 108 67 54 3 54.03% List
Overall1994-2006 210 55 11 / 19 57.89% 1 243 103 99 8 49.05% List

Your Say

  • Anonymous
    06/08/2017

    he kicked two field goals in his career - that was his second

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Andrew Ferguson, Shawn Dollin, AJ Lucantonio, Alan Katzmann, Max Turner, Greg Fiveash, Nick Jones

Sources: ARL Rugby League Yearbook 1996, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 1999, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2001, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2004, NRL 2004 Official Rugby League Annual, ARL Rugby League Yearbook 1997, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 1998, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2000, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2003, 2006 Official Rugby League Annual, ARL Rugby League Yearbook 1995