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|Born|| (1975-04-07) 7 April 1975
Young, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||14 st 2 lb (90 kg)|
As of 20 September 2019
He played for the Canberra Raiders and St. George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL. He primarily played as a Hooker. He made his first grade debut for Canberra on 29 May 1994 in round 11 of the season. He played for NSW Country in the City vs Country Origin match in 2002.
Woolford coached the Queanbeyan Blues in the Canberra Rugby League competition. In 2015 he was suspended for nine months after breaking the window of the coaching box. This was later overturned in a retrial and a suspended sentence of 3 months was handed out. In 2016, Woolford began coaching the Newcastle Intrust Super Premiership NSW side and in 2017 took the club to the finals.
On 29 April 2018 Woolford was announced as the head coach of Huddersfield Giants in Super league on a two and half year deal. He took over form Chris Thorman, who had been in charge on an interim basis following the sacking of Rick Stone earlier in the season.
- Simon Woolford at the Rugby League Project
- Rugby League Project Coaches
- "Simon Woolford handed suspended sentence at Seiffert Oval". Sydney Morning Herald. 25 September 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Booth, Mel (30 April 2018). "Simon Woolford is new Giants head coach on two-and-a-half year contract". huddersfieldexaminer. Retrieved 30 April 2018.
- Whiticker, Alan; Hudson, Glen (2007). The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. Wetherill Park, New South Wales: Gary Allen Pty Ltd. p. 609. ISBN 978-1-877082-93-1.
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