Aiden Tolman

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Aiden Tolman is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL. He previously played for the Melbourne Storm. He primarily plays at prop and he can also play in the second-row.

While attending St Paul's College, Kempsey in 2006, Tolman was selected to play for the Australian Schoolboys team.[1] He has also played for the Junior Kangaroos.[2]

Tolman played his junior football with the Smithtown Tigers and he has also played for the Central Coast Storm and the Queensland Cup side, Norths Devils.[3][4] Tolman made his first-grade debut against the Canberra Raiders in round 6 of the 2008 season.[5] He has been compared to former Melbourne Storm player Robbie Kearns.[6] In 2008 he was named the Melbourne Storm rookie of the year.[7]

He played in the 2009 premiership against Parramatta.[8]

Bulldogs

On 18 May 2010, he signed for the Canterbury Bulldogs for 3 years. [9]

References

  1. "Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League". Sporting Pulse. http://www.sportingpulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=7-2130-0-0-0&sID=26424. Retrieved 2008-10-10.
  2. "4 Devils in Junior Kangaroos". Norths Devils. 2007-01-01. Archived from the original on 8 May 2008. http://www.northsdevils.com/. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
  3. "Player Information". RLeague.com. 2008-04-23. Archived from the original on 3 May 2008. http://www.rleague.com/db/player/t/tolman_aiden/index.php. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
  4. "Ashes To Ashes, Dust to Dust". QRL. 2008-04-23. Archived from the original on 2008-07-23. http://web.archive.org/web/20080723051851/http://www.qrl.com.au/display.php?pg_id=2484. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
  5. "Docs fear Manu has broken ankle". Melbourne Storm. 2008-04-22. http://www.melbournestorm.com.au/default.asp?sec=1&ssec=1&pg=1764. Retrieved 2008-04-23. {{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Dead link |date=__DATE__ |$B=[dead link] }}
  6. Donaghy, Dave (2008-04-23). "Storm player Aiden Tolman rides wave of success". Herald Sun. http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,23583654-11088,00.html. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
  7. melbournestorm.com.au. "NRL Honour Board". Club. Melbourne Storm. http://www.melbournestorm.com.au/default.aspx?s=nrl-honour-board.
  8. http://www.nrl.com/telstrapremiership/telstrapremiershipscores/tabid/10240/roundid/833/fixtureid/5801/infotabid/3/default.aspx
  9. http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/aiden-tolman-signs-with-canterbury-bulldogs/story-e6frexnr-1225868255375

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