New Head of Recruitment at the North Sydney Bears

The North Sydney Bears are pleased to announce Pat Weisner as our new Head of Recruitment & Canterbury Cup Assistant Coach.

“It is a real honour to be the Head of Recruitment for the North Sydney Bears Canterbury Cup, Harvey Norman Women’s Premiership and Junior Representative teams and I’m determined to help the club succeed in 2021 and beyond” stated Pat.

Pat has a long history in rugby league, as both a player and coach, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role. “I’ve had a connection with the Bears Canterbury Cup players and coaching staff for the past three seasons as Head Coach of the Asquith Magpies and I’m excited to now take on an official role with the Bears in 2021″ stated Pat.

The role is important to the success of the Bears in 2021. “I’m really looking forward to assisting Head Coach Jason Taylor and working with quality players from both the Bears Canterbury Cup and Roosters NRL squads” quoted Pat.

Welcome to the Bears!

Recent Coaching History/Bio:

2018 to Current – Head Coach of Asquith Magpies Ron Massey Cup

2019 – NSW Ron Massey Cup Rep team Assistant Coach

2017 – Head Coach of Blacktown Sea Eagles NSW Cup

2015 to 2018 – Head Coach of NIUE International team

2015 to 2016 – Head Coach of Blacktown Workers Ron Massey Cup

Playing Career Highlights:

2007 – Hull KR UK super league

2006 – London Harlequins UK Super League

2005 to 2006 Ireland international player

2004 to 2005 Halifax RLFC UK player of the year and Dream team selection – Lock forward

Canterbury Bulldogs Junior:
2002 NSW Cup Grand Final Winner
2001, 2000, 1999 Jersey Flegg Grand Final Winner