Rob Simmons

  • 30 Age
  • 115kg Weight
  • 200cm Height

Biography

Rob Simmons has been a standout player since making the move to the NSW Waratahs in 2018. The 31-year-old has notched up 145 Super Rugby appearances and 100 International Test caps for the Wallabies and was named the 2020 NSW Waratahs captain. Hailing from Theodore in rural Queensland, Simmons is a product of the Southport School on the Gold Coast. He played his Junior rugby for the Theodore Roosters and as a senior, represented the Sunny Bank Dragons. The towering second rower played for the Australian Schoolboys back in 2006, graduating to the Australian Under 20s in 2008, that competed at the Junior World Championship that same year. It wasn’t long before he stepped onto the Super Rugby scene, earning his debut in 2009 for Queensland. Another year later and Simmons found himself in the Wallabies side, earning his international debut against South Africa in Brisbane in 2010.