In May 2011, he was selected on the bench for New South Wales for game 1 of the 2011 State of Origin series. Euan Aitken is a Scotland international rugby league footballer who plays as a centre for the St George Illawarra Dragons the NRL. On 2 March 2015, Merrin signed a five-year contract with the Penrith Panthers, starting in 2016. [3] Merrin then moved with his family in his early teens from Sydney to the Illawarra. He then played rugby league with the Port Kembla Blacks and the Shellharbour Sharks. 48.9k Followers, 1,135 Following, 643 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Trent Merrin (@trentmerrin) In 2009, he was selected to play first grade for St. George Illawarra, being chosen on the interchange bench. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Trent Merrin. On March 19, Jessica gave birth to Mayne Merrin, whom Trent welcomed in a touching post: “Welcome to the world, I’ll be … On 2 March 2015, Merrin signed a five-year contract with the Penrith Panthers, starting in 2016. Paul Vaughan is a professional rugby league footballer who plays as a prop for the St. George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL. St. George Illawarra Dragons – current squad, St. George Illawarra Dragons squad - 2010 NRL premiers, St. George Illawarra Dragons squad – 2011 World Club Challenge winners, Australia squad – 2016 Rugby League Four Nations (third title), 2016 Rugby League Four Nations (third title), "South Sydney Snub Fites Up Young Dragon Trent Merrin", "Trent Merrin named as Prime Minister's XIII captain for Papua New Guinea clash", "NRL finals 2016: Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers | PHOTOS, REPORT", "NRL Finals 2017: Penrith Panthers end season on a frustrating night as Brisbane Broncos prepare to meet Melbourne Storm", "Matt Prior: Leeds Rhinos sign forward as captain Trent Merrin leaves on compassionate grounds", "Rugby League news: Toronto Wolfpack tie down ten, Jarrod Sammut on the move, Trent Merrin 'completes St George switch, "Dragons star Trent Merrin on his NRL career, Sally Fitzgibbons, the big rep – nothing has come easy", "NRL's shutdown babies and engagements as players keep busy", Country New South Wales Origin rugby league team players, New South Wales Rugby League State of Origin players, Australia national rugby league team players. Merrin originally played junior rugby league with Marrickville RSL while living in Sydenham. He was a prominent squad member of the 2010 premiership-winning St. George Illawarra team, and came from the bench to play in the 2010 NRL Grand Final. A Country New South Wales representative prolific try-scoring back, he played in Australia's National Rugby League for the St. George Illawarra Dragons, Penrith Panthers and Sydney Roosters clubs and in the Super League for the Wigan Warriors. [9] [10] [11], After departing Penrith, Merrin signed a contract to join English Super League team Leeds. Merrin claims another Shellharbour legend, Australian representative Luke Bailey, was "one of [his] idols growing up". He previously played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons, with whom he won the 2010 NRL Grand Final, and the Penrith Panthers in the NRL. Jeremy Latimore is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played as a prop. Merrin has also played for NSW Country, New South Wales, NRL All Stars and the Prime Minister's XIII sides. He played for the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League as a lock and second-row.
3,082 Followers, 460 Following, 43 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from J E S S I C A (@jessicachristinewatson) In the year 2015, he was incredibly best in his performance, 2015 was a golden year for him and also represented his team as a leader. He made his first grade debut for the club in round 12 of the 2009 NRL season against Penrith at WIN Stadium. Trent Merrin was previously engaged to a surfer, Sally Fitzgibbons. Trent Merrin (born 7 October 1989) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a lock, prop and second-row for the St George Illawarra Dragons in the National Rugby League and Australia at international level. [4]. Merrin claims another Shellharbour legend, Australian representative Luke Bailey, was "one of [his] idols growing up".[4]. Trent Merrin (born 7 October 1989) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a lock, prop and second-row for the St George Illawarra Dragons in the National Rugby League and … Amos Roberts is an Indigenous Australian former professional rugby league footballer. Merrin originally played junior rugby league with Marrickville RSL while living in Sydenham. The Illawarra Steelers are an Australian Rugby league football club based in the city of Wollongong, New South Wales. Dean Whare(pronounced ) is a New Zealand rugby league footballer who plays as a centre for the Penrith Panthers in the NRL, and New Zealand and the New Zealand Māori international level. Merrin was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He was selected as St. George's Toyota Cup Player of the Year in 2008. Hame Sele is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a lock, prop and second-row forward for the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL. He was also the last coach of the Country New South Wales rugby league team. He was selected for the second match but was then dropped for the third. [5] He made three appearances in his debut season for St. George as the club won the Minor Premiership but lost both matches in the finals series. In 2008, Merrin played for St. George Illawarra under-20s team in the Toyota Cup, scoring two tries for the season. Luke Priddis is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer. He was selected for the second match but was then dropped for the third. He made his first grade debut for the club in round 12 of the 2009 NRL season against Penrith at WIN Stadium. On November 29, 2019, it was revealed that Merrin had signed a two-year deal with St. George Illawarra. He then played rugby league with the Port Kembla Blacks and the Shellharbour Sharks. He was a prominent squad member of the 2010 premiership-winning St. George Illawarra team, and came from the bench to play in the 2010 NRL Grand Final. [7][8], Merrin was a part of the Penrith sides which made the finals series in 2016, 2017 and 2018 bowing out at the second week on each occasion. Merrin has also played for NSW Country, New South Wales, NRL All Stars and the Prime Minister's XIII sides. [14], Merrin is in a long-term relationship with Jessica Watson and the couple had their first child in March 2020.[15]. 2016 Rugby League Four Nations (third title), "South Sydney Snub Fites Up Young Dragon Trent Merrin", "Trent Merrin named as Prime Minister's XIII captain for Papua New Guinea clash", "NRL finals 2016: Canberra Raiders vs Penrith Panthers | PHOTOS, REPORT", "NRL Finals 2017: Penrith Panthers end season on a frustrating night as Brisbane Broncos prepare to meet Melbourne Storm", "Matt Prior: Leeds Rhinos sign forward as captain Trent Merrin leaves on compassionate grounds", "Rugby League news: Toronto Wolfpack tie down ten, Jarrod Sammut on the move, Trent Merrin 'completes St George switch, "Dragons star Trent Merrin on his NRL career, Sally Fitzgibbons, the big rep – nothing has come easy", "NRL's shutdown babies and engagements as players keep busy".