Gary Wheeler

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
30-09-1989
33
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Blackbrook ARL
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
20-04-2008 v London Skolars
Castleford Tigers
2014- ----
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
2008-----
64 (11)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
22
14
0
116

Biography of Gary Wheeler



HERITAGE NO : 1171
Gary was signed from Blackbrook ARL where he represented England at under 15s and 16s and toured with the winning Saints Academy side to Australia in 2006. A gifted footballer he was at home in any of the back positions. He scored a try, coming on as substitute, in the 56 points to nil demolition of London Skolars on his debut in April 2008. He later made his Super League debut in the comfortable away victory over Huddersfield Giants in August of the same year.

In 2009 Gary had much more game time in the first team and seemed comfortable with any role he was given. He particularly impressed in the home Cup win over Catalans Dragons on the 10th of May 2009, scoring a brace of tries and landing a conversion. One week later in Perpignan, with just two minutes left in the match, he plunged over in the corner against the same opposition to capture two points for the table topping Saints. In his first 12 games for the club he scored nine tries and kicked four goals clearly demonstrating his potential to be a top class prospect.

The 2010 season finished with an empty trophy cabinet at the Saints but the side creditably made it to the Challenge Cup Semi Final and a fifth successive Grand Final.

The 2011 season was a real roller coaster for all the team. Not only had the club got to contend with playing all their home matches at Widnes, following the sale of Knowsley Road, but a series of injuries threatened to derail the quest for silverware. Gary suffered more than most as his appearances were again limited due to injury. However, Gary recovered in time to feature in the the Grand Final run in, coming on as a substitute in the superb victory over Wigan and the agonising Grand Final loss to Leeds.

His next two seasons were dogged by injury and Gary was forced to sit out of the action for long spells. It was a most frustrating time for this player with undoubted skills and abilities.

Dave Dooley


SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
20081 0 0 2
2009 8 4 0 12
2010 4 0 0 13
2011 1 0 0 9
2012 5 6 0 14
2013 0 4 0 2
2014 3 0 0 12
TOTALS:22 14 0 64
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
20080001
2009 1001
2010 3002
2011 3002
2012 0001
TOTALS:7007

ALL MATCHES

DateMatchPosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
2nd Feb 2008 --
W
23 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats * Fr H 38 22 VIEW
20th Apr 2008 1
W
14 London Skolars CCC4 H 56 0 1 VIEW
24th Aug 2008 2
W
6 Huddersfield Giants SL A 40 22 VIEW
27th Dec 2008 --
L
6 Widnes Vikings * Fr H 26 28 1 VIEW
22nd Feb 2009 3
W
15 Huddersfield Giants SL A 23 6 1 VIEW
27th Feb 2009 4
L
15 Hull Kingston Rovers SL H 19 20 1 VIEW
13th Mar 2009 5
W
5 Salford City Reds SL H 38 12 VIEW
20th Mar 2009 6
W
5 Leeds Rhinos SL H 26 18 1 VIEW
27th Mar 2009 7
W
6 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 42 18 1 3 VIEW
24th Apr 2009 8
L
15 Bradford Bulls SL H 30 34 1 VIEW
10th May 2009 9
W
4 Catalans Dragons CCC5 H 42 8 2 1 VIEW
16th May 2009 10
W
4 Catalans Dragons SL A 32 28 1 VIEW
22nd May 2009 11
W
5 Harlequins RL SL H 22 12 VIEW
30th May 2009 12
W
5 Gateshead Thunder CCC6 A 66 6 VIEW
11th Jul 2009 13
W
3 Warrington Wolves SL A 40 26 VIEW
16th Aug 2009 14
L
14 Hull Kingston Rovers SL A 10 26 VIEW
19th Jan 2010 --
W
6 Widnes Vikings * Fr A 42 26 2 VIEW
22nd Jan 2010 --
W
5 Halifax* Fr H 38 18 1 VIEW
6th Feb 2010 15
L
5 Hull FC SL H 12 32 VIEW
14th Feb 2010 16
W
4 Bradford Bulls SL A 38 6 VIEW
20th Feb 2010 17
W
4 Catalans Dragons SL A 42 12 VIEW
26th Feb 2010 18
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 22 16 VIEW
7th Mar 2010 19
L
4 Hull Kingston Rovers SL A 24 28 1 VIEW
12th Mar 2010 20
W
4 Crusaders SL H 37 30 VIEW
28th Mar 2010 21
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL A 24 6 VIEW
10th Apr 2010 22
W
4 Harlequins RL SL A 32 24 VIEW
17th Apr 2010 23
W
4 Toulouse Olympique RLCC4 H 56 16 2 VIEW
24th Apr 2010 24
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL H 41 20 VIEW
29th May 2010 25
W
5 Barrow Raiders RLCC6 H 32 12 VIEW
4th Jun 2010 26
L
16 Hull FC SL A 26 27 VIEW
11th Jun 2010 27
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL H 30 22 1 VIEW
23rd Jan 2011 --
W
4 Widnes Vikings * Friendly A 52 20 1 VIEW
31st Jan 2011 --
L
4 Huddersfield Giants * Friendly H 12 36 2 VIEW
12th Feb 2011 28
D
6 Wigan Warriors SL N 16 16 VIEW
19th Mar 2011 29
W
14 Leeds Rhinos SL A 30 16 VIEW
25th Mar 2011 30
W
15 Bradford Bulls SL H 28 16 VIEW
1st Apr 2011 31
W
4 Hull Kingston Rovers SL H 34 16 VIEW
8th Apr 2011 32
W
4 Crusaders SL A 34 18 VIEW
15th Apr 2011 33
W
4 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 52 6 1 VIEW
22nd Apr 2011 34
L
7 Wigan Warriors SL A 24 28 VIEW
12th Aug 2011 --NPS
W
16 Huddersfield Giants SL H 19 6 VIEW
10th Sep 2011 35
W
4 Harlequins RL SL A 34 16 VIEW
1st Oct 2011 --NPS
W
16 Wigan Warriors SLPOESF H 26 18 VIEW
8th Oct 2011 36
L
16 Leeds Rhinos SLGF N 16 32 VIEW
20th Jan 2012 --
W
3 Widnes Vikings * Karalius Cup H 42 24 VIEW
4th Feb 2012 37
W
3 London Broncos SL A 34 24 VIEW
10th Feb 2012 38
W
3 Salford City Reds SL H 38 10 VIEW
19th Feb 2012 39
D
17 Hull Kingston Rovers SL A 36 36 VIEW
24th Feb 2012 40
L
4 Catalans Dragons SL H 32 34 2 VIEW
9th Mar 2012 41
L
16 Hull FC SL H 10 22 VIEW
17th Mar 2012 42
L
7 Bradford Bulls SL A 8 12 VIEW
25th Mar 2012 43
W
5 Leeds Rhinos SL H 46 6 2 VIEW
9th Apr 2012 44
W
6 Castleford Tigers SL A 18 12 VIEW
12th May 2012 45
L
4 Wigan Warriors RLCC6 A 4 18 VIEW
21st May 2012 46
W
4 Leeds Rhinos SL A 31 18 VIEW
27th May 2012 47
L
4 Wigan Warriors SL N 16 42 VIEW
17th Aug 2012 48
W
4 Castleford Tigers SL H 44 12 1 4 VIEW
31st Aug 2012 49
W
3 London Broncos SL H 30 0 2 VIEW
15th Sep 2012 50
W
3 Warrington Wolves SLQPO A 28 6 VIEW
23rd Feb 2013 51
W
6 Bradford Bulls SL A 36 10 4 VIEW
1st Mar 2013 52
L
6 Leeds Rhinos SL H 12 20 VIEW
13th Feb 2014 53
W
6 Warrington Wolves SL A 38 8 VIEW
21st Feb 2014 54
W
6 Hull FC SL H 34 22 VIEW
7th Mar 2014 55
W
4 Hull Kingston Rovers SL H 38 18 VIEW
21st Apr 2014 56
L
4 Widnes Vikings SL A 26 40 VIEW
23rd May 2014 57
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SL H 41 22 2 VIEW
30th May 2014 58
W
4 Salford Red Devils SL H 32 12 1 VIEW
14th Jun 2014 59
L
6 Catalans Dragons SL A 0 42 VIEW
25th Jul 2014 60
W
6 Widnes Vikings SL H 44 22 VIEW
1st Aug 2014 61
L
6 Hull FC SL A 12 19 VIEW
15th Aug 2014 62
W
6 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 40 16 VIEW
12th Sep 2014 63
L
7 Huddersfield Giants SL A 16 17 VIEW
19th Sep 2014 64
W
4 Castleford Tigers SLQPO H 41 0 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 51 | LOSSES : 20 | DRAWS : 2

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