Competition - NRL Premiership

Round - Round 07

Teams - Manly Warringah Sea Eagles V Parramatta Eels

Date - 14th of April 2016

Venue - Brookvale Oval 

Photographer - Robb Cox

Jake named in Academic Team of the Year

Jake Trbojevic has been named in the 2016 NRL-RLPA Academic Team of the Year.

The respected Manly Sea Eagles lock completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management course at University of Technology Sydney.

NRL-RLPA Program Highlights

- 800 of the 1000 NRL and NYC players are currently engaged in further education or workplace training.

- 21% of NRL and NYC players enrolled in a university degree at the start of the 2016 season

- 40% of NRL and NYC attempted a Certificate to Diploma program with approx. 15% of these doing a formal trade apprenticeship.

- Currently 18 academic institutions deliver the NRL's Graduates of League program. The completion rate of all players attempting university courses has continued to increase with 85% of all subjects attempted being passed.

- There have been $600k in education grants provided by the RLPA to over 400 different player’s education.

- NRL Clubs have provided their players with an additional $2.4 million in educational incentives to engage in vocational pursuits away from football.

- 16 of the 36 players to play in this year’s U/20’s Qld or NSW State of Origin teams were studying at University with the balance doing apprenticeships, trades or vocational experience.

NRL-RLPA Academic Team of the Year

 

Roosters

Ian Henderson

Completed a Diploma of Financial Planning

KAPLAN

Titans

Ryan James

Currently completing a Bachelor Of Business

Griffith University

Panthers

Jeremy Latimore

Completed a Bachelor of Business

University of Wollongong

Tigers

James Tedesco

Currently completing a Bachelor Health & Exercise Science

ACU

Warriors

Ryan Hoffman

Currently completing a Bachelor of Business

Open Universities

Broncos

Adam Blair

Currently completing a Bachelor of Social Science

ACU Brisbane

Rabbitohs

Michael Oldfield

Currently completing a Bachelor of Commerce

Macquarie University

Titans

Daniel Mortimer

Completed a Bachelor of Education (Physical and Health Education)

Australian College of Physical Education

Bulldogs

Josh Jackson

Currently completing a Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science

University of Newcastle

Sea Eagles

Jake Trjbojevic

Completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management

University Technology Sydney

Dragons

Russell Packer

Currently completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)

University of Wollongong

Eels

Daniel Alvaro

Currently completing a Bachelor of Business & Construction Management

University of Technology Sydney

Raiders

Kurt Baptiste

Currently completing a Bachelor of Engineering

Queensland University of Technology