Rory Sidey (born 4 July 1986 in Sydney) is an Australian rugby union player who played for the New South Wales Waratahs, Western Force and Melbourne Rebels. His primary position is inside centre.

Rory Sidey
Birth nameRory John Sidey
Date of birth (1986-07-04) 4 July 1986 (age 33)
Place of birthSydney, Australia
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
SchoolTrinity Grammar School, NSW
UniversityMacquarie University, Bachelor of Laws
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre / Wing
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Western Sydney Rams
Newport Gwent Dragons
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
Correct as of 15 June 2013

Early yearsEdit

Sidey was educated at Trinity Grammar School, NSW. He represented NSW Under 19s, and Western Sydney Rams in the sole Australian Rugby Championship, having played his club rugby for West Harbour RFC in the Shute Shield.[citation needed]

He spent the 2008/09 northern hemisphere season playing for the Newport Gwent Dragons in Wales and played 18 games in the Magners League and the European Heineken Cup.[1]

Super RugbyEdit

In August 2009, Sidey signed with the Sydney-based NSW Waratahs. He scored a try on debut for the Waratahs playing off the bench in the season opener against the Queensland Reds at Suncorp in their come from behind win. Sidey also played in the Super Rugby Semi-final which the Waratahs lost to the Stormers at Newlands, South Africa. Stad[2] He spent 2011 and 2012 with the Western Force in Perth cementing a spot at inside centre and scoring 4 tries in his opening season for the Force including a double against the Queensland Reds[1] For the 2013 season he joined the Melbourne Rebels.[3]

He made his Rebels debut in Round 1 of the 2013 Super Rugby season, against the Force, at home at AAMI Park. He played inside centre.[3][4]


Sidey is a Chinese linguist and has a Bachelor of Law from Macquarie University.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Rory Sidey Player Profile". Melbourne Rebels. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  2. ^ NSW Waratahs Press Release
  3. ^ a b "Rebels announce squad for 2013 Super Rugby season" (Press release). Melbourne Rebels. 8 October 2012. Archived from the original on 13 October 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  4. ^ "SA Rugby Match Centre – Rebels 30-23 Force". South African Rugby Union. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2016.

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