Frank Pritchard Family and Parents – Frank Pritchard is an Australian-born Samoan former professional rugby league footballer know all about him in this Blog.
Frank Pritchard Wiki
|Birthdate||3 November 1983|
|Age (as of 2021)||38 years|
|Place of Birth||Darlinghurst, Australia|
|Nationality||Australian, New Zealand|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Siblings||Kaysa Pritchard, Tom Pritchard|
|Education||Eagle Vale High School|
|Profession||Rugby league second row|
Frank Semu Pritchard, also known by the nicknames of “Cranky” and “Frank the Tank”,is an Australian Samoan former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 2000s and 2010s. A New Zealand and Samoa international representative second-row, he played in the National Rugby League for Sydney clubs the Penrith Panthers, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the Parramatta Eels. Pritchard also played in the Super League for English club Hull FC.
Frank Pritchard Family, Parents
Pritchard was born in Sydney on 3 November 1983. He played his junior rugby league for the St Clair Comets and Campbelltown City Kangaroos, and attended Eagle Vale High School before being signed by the Penrith Panthers. Pritchard’s younger brother, Kaysa Pritchard, would also go on to play in the NRL.
Frank Pritchard Wife, Children
Frank Pritchard is Happily married with wife Raima and the couple have three children together. His two sons, Duante, 19, and Neveah, 13, seem set to follow in their father’s footsteps, already showing potential on the footy field. And his daughter Kaizen, 10, is truly daddy’s little girl.
Frank Pritchard Net Worth
Frank Pritchard is an Australian Samoan former professional rugby league footballer has an estimated Net Worth around $1 Million – $2 Million in 2022.
Pritchard made his NRL début for Penrith Panthers against the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles off the interchange bench in the Panthers 30–29 win at Penrith Stadium. Pritchard was named 18th man for the Panthers 2003 NRL Grand Final squad playing the Sydney Roosters. Pritchard finished his début year in the NRL with 7 games for the Panthers.
In Round 15 in the 2004 NRL season against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, Pritchard scored his first career try in the Panthers 32–12 win at Remondis Stadium. Pritchard finished the 2004 Penrith Panthers season having played in 12 matches, scoring 2 tries.
Pritchard played the first 5 games of the 2005 season off the interchange bench before an opportunity came along for him to start when regular starting second rower Tony Puletua was sidelined with a season-ending pectoral muscle injury.
On 25 August 2010, Pritchard agreed to three-year deal to sign with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs from 2011 onwards.In Round 26 against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, Pritchard scored a hat trick in Penrith’s 50–12 win at Penrith Stadium. Pritchard played in 20 matches and scored 5 tries in his final season with the Penrith Panthers. Pritchard was selected to represent New Zealand in the 2010 Four Nations series, playing in three matches.
On 27 August 2016, Pritchard would go on to make history as he played in the Challenge Cup Final for Hull F.C. against the Warrington Wolves. Hull, having never won at Wembley Stadium in 7 attempts had to come back from 10-0 down with 20 minutes to go to win the game 12–10, giving him his first major Trophy and going down in the history books as the first Hull team to win at Wembley.
Pritchard returned to Australia to play for the Parramatta Eels in the 2017 NRL season. At the end of the season was selected to captain the Samoa national rugby league team for their 2017 World Cup campaign. On 5 January 2018, Pritchard announced his retirement from Rugby League.