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Brett Seymour

Full Name
27 September 1984
Date of Birth
Sep 27, 1984
Birth Location
Mackay, QLD, Australia
  1. 🇦🇺 Australia
Height (cm)
178 cm
Weight (kg)
90 kg
  1. Five-Eighth
  2. Halfback
Warrior #
Warriors Debut Date
Mar 14, 2010
Warriors Debut Details
March 14 2010, Round 1 vs Gold Coast Titans at Skilled Park, Gold Coast, Australia
Warriors Years Active
  1. 2010
  2. 2011
Signed From
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Rugby League Project

Player Bio

Brett Seymour (born 27 September 1984) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who last played for the Dewsbury Rams. His usual position was in the halves. Seymour previously played in the National Rugby League for the Brisbane Broncos, Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and New Zealand Warriors before moving to England where he joined Super League club, Hull FC. Seymour was the captain coach of Toowoomba Valleys in the Toowoomba Rugby League completion.

Seymour was born in Mackay, QLD, Australia.

On contract with the Brisbane Broncos from a young age, Seymour was a standout school boy performer, leading the St Patrick's Mackay schoolboy side to victory in the Confraternity Cup. Other schoolboys from the same age group included Grant Rovelli and former Manly centre, Ashley Alberts.

Seymour made his NRL début in 2002 for the Brisbane Broncos against St. George Illawarra Dragons on 26 May 2002. He went on to make sixty two appearances for the club. In 2006, accusations were made by a female against Brett Seymour over an alleged incident at Brisbane's Regatta Hotel. No criminal charges were laid after a police investigation failed to find sufficient evidence.

After a mixture of promising football and injury woes as the Brisbane Broncos' new halfback, Seymour departed the club in 2007 over disciplinary issues.

Seymour joined the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks on a 2-year contract, from 2007. Seymour had a number of stand-out games including one against the Eels when he kicked a 35-metre field goal in the fifth minute of golden point extra time to steer his side to a thrilling 25–24 victory.

When he was coming to the end of his first Cronulla contract Seymour was linked with a move to London-based Super League franchise Harlequins, however he signed a further two-year deal to stay at the Sharks. Seymour's 2008 season ended unfortunately when he injured his knee in week two of the finals in a team game of soccer where he collided with fellow shark, Danny Nutley.

In March 2009 the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks announced that Seymour had been stood down following an alcohol-fuelled incident at a local bar.

Seymour returned to the Sharks line-up but on 1 July 2009 it was announced that he had been sacked from Cronulla for repeated alcohol-related incidents. He had played in thirty nine games for the club before his sacking.

On 3 August 2009 it was announced that Seymour had signed with the New Zealand Warriors for the 2010 season, with an option for 2011. The contract contained strict contractual provisions around Seymour's off-field behaviour and the NRL informed the Warriors that they will be heavily sanctioned should Seymour misbehave. Seymour moved to Auckland before the end of 2009 to begin preparations for the 2010 season and made his début for the club on 14 March 2010.

In 2011 he signed a three-year deal with Hull FC, beginning in 2012. Seymour was caught drink driving in November before leaving New Zealand.

On 11 September 2013 he signed a one-year deal for the Castleford Tigers, but was released in March 2014 without making a first-team appearance for the club.

He temporarily took over the head-coach role when at Whitehaven RLFC following Steve Deakin's unexpected departure, and then was assistant coach when James Coyle was appointed.

In 2019, Seymour's ex-wife revealed that he was violent towards her throughout their relationship and would often return home heavily intoxicated. She went on to say "He was extremely blind drunk and come into the house and just punched me straight to the ground, a big punch straight to the ground and I just fell to the ground, and the attack didn't stop there it was just bang bang bang, He was ripping chunks of my hair out of my head, I can still recall the carpet, he was rubbing my head into the carpet and my scalp had carpet burn".

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