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Steve Martin's Career Pathway Profile 
Career Snapshot :

Steve Martin was originally an Australian Rules footballer in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales but switched to rugby league and spent 1975–1976 playing for Barrow in English club football. He came to the notice of first-grade clubs in Australia when he represented Riverina in the 1976 Amco Cup competition.

Martin debuted for Manly in 1978 and was selected for New South Wales as five-eighth. In the same year he played in both the grand final and the grand final replay win over Cronulla. Martin toured with the Kangaroos at the end of 1978, playing in eleven tour matches and one Test against France. Martin finished his debut season as the NSWRL Rookie of the Year.

Martin was selected to represent New South Wales as an interchange for the inaugural State of Origin game in 1980.

After several positional changes at Manly, Martin moved to Balmain in an effort to consolidate his career at halfback but a series of shoulder injuries kept him from his previous form. In 1983–1984, Martin played for Leeds in England.
The following information has been obtained from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia  
 
Playing Position : 
Halfback
 
Date of Birth : 07/01/1957
 
Age Now 2011 : 54 
 
Primary School  : Bishop Henske Primary School
 
Secondary School : Wagga Wagga High School
 
Career Mentors : Greg Hawick, Graham Kennedy, Phil Jackson, Frank Stanton.
 
Career Interests outside of Rugby League : Golf
 
CHS School Boys Rugby League Representative :
Riverina, NSW Schoolboys.  
 
 
Junior Rugby League Clubs :
Wagga Kangaroo Panthers JRLFC   
 
  
 
Senior Rugby League Clubs :
Wagga Kangaroos RLFC  
 
NRL Clubs :
1978 - 1981 Manly Sea Eagles
1972 - 1984 Balmain Tigers
123 games 31 tries 3 field goals 103 points

 

 

 
 
Representative Duties :
1978 - 1980 Australian Kangaroo Team  
1978 - 1980 NSW and First State of Origin Team 
 
 
Overseas Club Duties :
1993 An appointment as coach of the Featherstone Rovers in England.
 
 
 
Coaching Duties :

1986–1987 Steve captain-coached West Tamworth to two premierships but two shoulder dislocations forced his retirement as a player. 
1990 - 1992 North Sydney Bears coached the club to the 1991 preliminary-final but they lost to the Canberra Raiders. 
1998 South Sydney Rabbitohs  

 
Media Duties :

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