Fred Briggs

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Fred Briggs (born 3 February 1980, La Perouse, New South Wales) was a rugby league player for the Canterbury Bulldogs in the National Rugby League competition. His position of choice is prop.

Briggs made his debut for the Bulldogs against the Gold Coast Titans in Round 19 of the NRL season on 20 July 2007 due to injuries for Willie Mason, Mark O'Meley, Kane Cleal and Aaron Wheatley.

Fred was a student at Matraville Sports High School, he grew up in La Perouse.

Fred Briggs was originally graded into the Souths Flegg Cup team in 2000 from the La Perouse United club and played in the Premier League with Souths when they returned to the NRL in 2002. After not playing grade in 2003, Fred played for Souths Juniors in the Jim Beam Cup in 2004. Fred joined the Sydney Bulls in the Jim Beam Cup for 2006. Fred Briggs received an opportunity to play in the Bulldogs Premier League team for the last match of the 2006 season against Penrith, when the club was short of players due to injury. In 2007, Fred was part of the Premier League squad and received the opportunity to play first grade against the Gold Coast Titans due to injuries to Willie Mason, Mark O'Meley, Kane Cleal and Aaron Wheatley. In 2008 Fred joined South Sydney before returning to the Bulldogs. "Briggsy" is reliable as the day is long, he is a qualified carpenter who still juggles some work with his football commitments. A very talented junior golfer.

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