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Valentine Holmes

Winger

Cowboys

Player Bio

Height:
185 cm
Date of Birth:
24 July 1995
Weight:
90 kg
Birthplace:
Townsville, QLD
Age:
25
Nickname:
Val
Debut Club:
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Date:
02 August 2014
Opposition:
Parramatta Eels
Round:
21
Previous Club:
Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
Junior Club:
Western Lions
Biography:

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The 24-year-old played 105 NRL games across five seasons for the Cronulla Sharks between 2014 and 2018.

Holmes was a crucial member of the Sharks’ maiden premiership-winning outfit in 2016, scoring 19 tries in 26 games.

His most recent season in the NRL before departing for the USA was arguably his best. Playing the majority of his games at fullback, Holmes scored a remarkable 22 tries in just 26 games in 2018 and led the NRL with 26 line-breaks. He also claimed the 2018 Sharks’ Player of the Year and Player’s Player awards.

In total, Holmes crossed for 66 tries in his 105 NRL appearances and also booted 51 goals from 69 attempts at a 74 per cent success rate.

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Favourite TV show as a child: Avatar: The Last Airbender
Favourite podcast: my millennial money
Favourite comedian: Eddie Murphy or Carl Barron
Childhood celebrity crush: Jennifer Anniston
Worst purchase you’ve made: A motorbike I rode once
One famous person you’d like to meet: LeBron James
What is your signature dish to cook: Burrito bowls

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Sharks 2014 6 - 6 - - 3 - 12 - - - - 1 4 103 22 4 72.78% 720 120.05 169 131 21.8
Sharks 2015 25 15 10 - 60% 16 11 89 182 7.29 84.62% 1 1 15 372 75 23 71.48% 3,045 121.80 1,013 749 30.0
Sharks 2016 26 19 6 1 73% 19 2 80 134 5.14 28.57% - 2 21 383 94 20 75.42% 3,387 130.28 737 791 30.4
Sharks 2017 22 13 9 - 59% 6 10 44 112 5.09 83.33% 2 5 10 528 71 31 67.83% 3,678 167.00 1,778 750 34.1
Sharks 2018 26 17 9 - 65% 22 28 144 143 5.49 75.68% 2 8 26 698 93 39 67.52% 4,067 156.00 1,571 1,113 42.8
Cowboys 2020 12 4 8 - 33% 4 24 65 109 9.06 70.59% - 9 6 369 52 15 77.94% 1,457 121.00 541 445 37.1

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