Tom Eisenhuth

Tom Eisenhuth (born 17 July 1992) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a second-row forward for the Melbourne Storm in the NRL.

Tom Eisenhuth
Personal information
Full nameThomas Eisenhuth
Born (1992-07-17) 17 July 1992
Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
Height192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
Playing information
PositionCentre, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012 Penrith Panthers 1 0 0 0 0
2019– Melbourne Storm 4 0 0 0 0
Total 5 0 0 0 0
As of 5 September 2019
Source: [1]

He played one match as a centre for the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League.

Early life

Eisenhuth was born in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia and was educated at St Columba's College, Springwood.

Tom played his junior football for the Lower Mountains Eagles before being signed by the Penrith Panthers. He played for the Panthers' NYC team from 2010 to 2012, scoring 8 tries in 47 games.[2]

Playing career

In Round 24 of the 2012 NRL season, Eisenhuth made his NRL debut for the Panthers in their 18-16 win over the New Zealand Warriors at Mt Smart Stadium.[3]

In 2013, Eisenhuth moved into Penrith's NSW Cup side, the Windsor Wolves. Between 2014 and 2018, Eisenhuth played 44 matches for Penrith's self-named New South Wales Cup team, scoring 18 tries.[4] In 2016, Eisenhuth played for the St Marys Saints in their Ron Massey Cup Grand Final loss.[5] On 26 June 2018, Eisenhuth was released from his contract with Penrith effective immediately.[6] He then signed with the Melbourne Storm for the remainder of the 2018 season.

In Round 1 of the 2019 NRL season, Eisenhuth made his Melbourne Storm debut against the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park. He had his Melbourne Storm jersey presented to him by former Storm player Ryan Hoffman.

Representative career

Eisenhuth has played for the New South Wales Under 18's team.

On 2 October 2012, Eisenhuth was named on the bench in the Junior Kangaroos team to face the Junior Kiwis.[7]

References

  1. "Tom Eisenhuth". Rugby League Project.
  2. http://www.rleague.com//db/player/e/eisenhuth_tom/index.php
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Tom Eisenhuth". NSWRL.com.au. Archived from the original on 27 June 2018.
  5. Jarvis, Danielle (26 September 2016). "Ron Massey Cup decider shatters club's fairytale". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  6. "Panthers duo granted immediate release". penrithpanthers.com.au. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  7. http://www.nrl.com/junior-kangaroos-side-announced/tabid/10874/newsid/70149/default.aspx


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