NOLA Gold Australian back Robbie Coleman returns for the 2022 Major League Rugby season, the last year of his contract. The 31-year-old flyhalf/fullback is 5’10” and 190lbs.
Robbie played 152 minutes In two starts before an injury ended his 2021 season with the team. He started all five matches, playing all 400 minutes during the Covid-19 shortened 2020 season, and scored one try. Four of his starts were at flyhalf and another was at fullback. During the 2021 preseason, he started at flyhalf against the Houston SaberCats.
Robbie is from Queanbeyan, Australia, and has played Fullback, wing, and inside center, but can play flyhalf as well. He attended St. Edmunds College in Canberra.
Coleman was the 2010 Australian U-20 Player of the Year 2010 and also helped the Australian seven’s team take silver at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi the same year.
He played rugby with the ACT Brumbies of Super Rugby from 2010-16 and in 2014, was the co-top try-scorer for the Brumbies, scoring eight tries. In 2014 he also played with the Canberra Vikings of the National Rugby Championship.
In 2017 he left the Brumbies for the Western Force (Super Rugby), but after Super Rugby eliminated the team, he was loaned to the French club, Narbonne of the Federale 1 League.