PLAYERS | Jason Lidden

Panther 355

25 matches [1994-1995]

8 points [2 tries]


Junee born forward who made his first grade debut at Western Suburbs in 1988. After 6 seasons and over 100 first grade matches, he signed with Penrith in 1994.

He made his club debut in the opening round of the 1994 season, starting at lock forward. In total, he made 18 appearances that year, primarily as the starting lock but also starting in the second row and also coming off the bench.

Whilst he would play in the opening match of the 1995 ARL season, he would not return until Round 17, appearing in the final seven matches of the season.

In 1996, he moved to defending premiers Canterbury, before two seasons at Castleford in the English Super League. He returned to Australia in 1999 and was captain-coach of the Junee Diesels in the Group 9 competition in 1999.


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