Wayne Bennett is an Australian professional rugby league coach know all about Wayne Bennett Net Worth, Family, Parents, Wife, Partner, Professional Career, Children, Salary in this article.
Wayne Bennett Wiki
|Birthdate ( Age)||1 January 1950|
|Place of Birth||Allora, Australia|
|Spouse/Partner||Trish Bennett (m. 1974), Dale Tynan Cage|
|Net Worth||$1.5 Million|
Wayne James Bennett AM also known by the nickname of “Benny”,is an Australian professional rugby league coach who is the head coach of the South Sydney Rabbitohs in the NRL, and a former rugby league footballer.As a coach, he won the Brisbane Rugby League premiership with Souths and in the 1980s earned selection as Queensland’s State of Origin coach.
Wayne Bennett Family, Parents
Bennett was born in the small township of Allora, Queensland, Australia,and grew up in a working-class family in nearby Warwick with an alcoholic father who deserted the family when Wayne was eleven years old, forcing Wayne to enter the workforce at an early age. He has two sisters, Michelle and Gretta and two brothers, Robert and Dwight.
Wayne Bennett Wife
Bennett married Trish Bennett in 1974. They separated in 2016.The couple have Three children together named Justin, Katherine, and Elizabeth .Wayne Bennett now engaged to Dale Tynan Cage. The couple is set to get married this year, though the split rumors have not left the couple.
Wayne Bennett Net Worth
Wayne Bennett Australian professional rugby league coach who is the head coach of the South Sydney Rabbitohs has an estimated Net Worth around $1.5 Million in 2022.
Wayne Bennett Professional Career
From 1970, Bennett played football for Warwick, and also in the Brisbane Rugby League premiership for Past Brothers, Ipswich and Souths. He was a talented wing and goal-kicker, and represented Queensland 9 times between 1971 and 1973 .
Here Bennett was coached by Bob Bax, who he has credited as being a major influence in his own later coaching career.Bennett also played two tour matches for Australia on the 1971 tour of New Zealand.
In 1972 Bennett played for Toowoomba in the last Bulimba Cup Final against Brisbane.After that he had a spell playing for Huddersfield in England alongside fellow Queenslander and future brother-in-law Greg Veivers.He played for Brisbane’s Brothers club and in 1974 under coach Paul Broughton reached the Grand Final which they lost to Fortitude Valley.
Bennett began coaching in Ipswich in 1976,before moving to Brisbane Rugby League Premiership sides, Souths and Brothers. After the births of his three children, Bennett had a break from coaching.
He returned in 1983 as coach of Souths Acacia Ridge under 16s as well as the Queensland Police Academy under 18s team which he took to a premiership. He also worked as the Police Academy’s fitness instructor.
In 1986 Bennett took over from Des Morris as coach of the Queensland State of Origin team.The Maroons were beaten 3–0 in a series whitewash that year; however, Bennett was retained as Queensland’s coach for two more years.
On 12 April 2011 Bennett announced that he would be joining Nathan Tinkler’s newly acquired Newcastle Knights for 2012 on a 4-year deal. Darius Boyd again followed Bennett to his new club, moving with him to Newcastle as he had when the pair moved from Brisbane to St George Illawarra.
For the 2013 Newcastle Knights season Bennett took the club within one match of the 2013 NRL Grand Final. Part-way through the 2014 Newcastle Knights season, during which the club’s relationship with Nathan Tinkler ended, Bennett announced that he would be leaving the club at the end of the season, one year earlier than contracted, to return to the Brisbane Broncos ahead of the 2015 season.
He was selected as head coach for the 2019 Great Britain Lions tour of the Southern Hemisphere.He took charge of Great Britain for the first time in the defeat by Tonga.
Great Britain ended the tour losing all four matches including the last match which was a humiliating 28-10 loss against Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby. Following the conclusion of the tour, several Great Britain players and Bennett himself came under intense media scrutiny and fan backlash.
On 21 February 2020, it was announced that Bennett would be leaving South Sydney as head coach at the end of the 2021 season with assistant Jason Demetriou taking his place. On 14 January 2021, it was announced that Bennett relinquished his Queensland Maroons coaching job.
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