Achieving on & off the sporting field

Wes Patten

After playing for the Balmain Tigers, Gold Coast Chargers and South Sydney, Wes finally found a place on the St George/Illawarra Dragons team, which he cemented with a strong performance throughout the 2000 NRL season.

The elusive halfback, who stands at only 165cm, has played several positions in both backs and forwards and is pleased to have broken through to top grade, after a brief run in first division.

As well as being a specialist in rugby league Sevens sides, Wes is a dominant touch football player and has also acted in several Australian TV programs.

Name: Wes Patten
Nickname: Gatten or Snipes
Date of Birth: 17 February 1974
Height: 165cm
Weight: 67kg
Sport: Rugby League
Club: St George
Position: Halfback/Hooker
Heroes: Ricky Walford, Muhamad Ali, Anthony Mundine
Hobbies: Going to the beach, fishing

Sporting Achievements

1992 Jersey Flegg Player of the Year award
1993-96 Balmain Tigers
1997 Gold Coast Chargers
1998 Gold Coast Chargers/South Sydney
1999 South Sydney Rabbitohs
2000 St George/Illawarra

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