PLAYERS | Brett Firman

Panther 467

2 matches [2007]

0 points


Temora junior who played lower grades at Cronulla before joining St. George Illawarra in 2003, making his NRL debut that season, and later joined the Sydney Roosters and North Queensland, where he was part of their 2005 grand final squad.

After gaining a release from the Cowboys at the end of 2006, he was put on a ‘trial and train’ deal with the Panthers in the 2006/07 off-season and later earned a contract in their NRL squad.

Primarily a halfback who could also play at five-eighth, he started the season in the Premier League and whilst his season was disrupted with injury, he made his return to the NRL midway through the season, starting at five-eighth alongside captain Craig Gower in the halves in their loss to Brisbane at CUA Stadium. He made one more appearance, the following week against the Tigers at Telstra Stadium before being dropped back to the Premier League for the remainder of the season.

He would later be released, playing out his career outside of Sydney with teams such as the Helensburgh Tigers in the Wollongong competition and the Scone Thoroughbreds in Group 21.

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