Max King (rugby league)

Max King
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Personal information
Full nameMaxwell King[1]
Born (1997-05-04) 4 May 1997 (age 22)
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
Playing information
PositionLock, Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2017–19 Gold Coast Titans 38 1 0 0 4
2019– Melbourne Storm 6 1 0 0 4
Total 44 2 0 0 8
As of 1 October 2019
Source: [2]

Max King (born 4 May 1997) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a prop for the Melbourne Storm in the NRL.

He played for the Gold Coast Titans in the National Rugby League.


King was born in Maitland, New South Wales, Australia.

He grew up in Maitland and was educated at All Saints College, Maitland. It was there where he represented NSW Combined Catholic Colleges Rugby League team.

A West Maitland Wallaroo junior, King played for the North Sydney Bears Harold Matthews Cup side in 2013 and the Newcastle Knights SG Ball Cup side in 2015, before being signed by the Gold Coast Titans.[3][4]

King's great-grandfather, Cec, played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs from 1945 to 1946, his grandfather, Johnny, was a seven-time premiership winner with the St George Dragons and his father, David, played for the Gold Coast Seagulls from 1991 to 1992.[5]

Playing career

Early career

In 2016 and 2017, King played for the Gold Coast Titans' NYC team.[6][7]


In round 3 of the 2017 NRL season, King made his NRL debut for the Titans against the Parramatta Eels.[8][9]


In round 9 of the 2018 season, King scored his first NRL try in the Titans' 18-32 loss to the Canberra Raiders at Canberra Stadium.[10]


Mid-season saw King traded to the Melbourne Storm. In round 23 of the 2019 season, King made his Melbourne Storm debut against his former club Titans at AAMI Stadium. He had his jersey presented to him by former Storm player Jason Ryles.


  1. ^ CRAIG KERRY1 Jun 2015, 8:48 p.m. (1 June 2015). "Hunter league quintet in NSW side for Australian titles | Newcastle Herald". Theherald.com.au. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  2. ^ "Max King - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 19 March 2017.
  3. ^ NRL Digital Media. "SG BALL TEAMS ROUND 5". NSWRL. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  4. ^ Josh Callinan18 Jan 2013, 4 a.m. (18 January 2013). "New King makes his mark in league big time". The Maitland Mercury. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  5. ^ NRL Digital Media. "King Continues Family Tradition". Titans. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  6. ^ "K". Nyc Database. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  7. ^ Tim Costello (28 February 2017). "Holden Cup Under 20's - 2017 Round 1 SQUADS". League Unlimited. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Updated team lists: Titans v Eels". NRL.com. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  9. ^ NRL Digital Media. "NRL LATE MAIL: Titans v Eels". Titans. Retrieved 17 March 2017.
  10. ^ Ferguson, Shawn Dollin and Andrew. "NRL 2018 - Round 9 - Rugby League Project". www.rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 9 May 2018.

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