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The NSWRL Integral Energy Western Sydney Rugby League Academy takes great pleasure in announcing Eels great Nathan Hindmarsh as the new face of Rugby League in the west.<br> <br> Nathan will begin his new placement in the coming months and will be working out of the academies offices at Penrith’s CUA Stadium for up to two days a week whilst continuing his playing career with the Parramatta Eels.<br> <br> The father of three has lived in the Hills Shire and played all his representative football and NRL matches as a Parramatta Eel. <br> <br> His duties with the WSA will see him working closely with Junior League and also Community Relations.<br> <br> Nathan also has ties to several media organisations, and through these ties Nathan will be presented with a wonderful platform to deliver our WSA messages.<br> <br> NRL CEO David Gallop said the appointment was an obvious one.<br> <br> "Nathan's the perfect fit for the position.<br> <br> "He's a hero not only to Parramatta fans but thousands of kids in the western suburbs who follow other teams.<br> <br> "I'm sure he'll inspire the next generation of youngsters to play rugby league. To have a current player giving up his time to be our face of the western suburbs is an extra bonus in the competition with the other code." <br> <br> The Test forward has long been regarded as one of the game's most popular players. He has won the Provan Summons Medal four times, and is the current holder of the Ken Stephen’s Award, which is presented by the NRL for community service. <br> <br> <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Click here to find out more about the West Sydney Academy</strong></a> <br> <br> <br> <table width="70%" border="0" align="center" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1"> <tr> <td><strong><img src="" width="80" height="60" align="left">Nathan Hindmarsh </strong><br> <strong>Dream Team Value:</strong> $367,700 | <strong>Position:</strong> Back Row <br> Do you want Nathan in your Dream Team? <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Add him today!</strong></a></td> </tr> </table>
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