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Greg Inglis

Greg Inglis
  • Date of Birth: 15-01-1987
  • Height: 195cm
  • Weight: 105kg
  • Position: Fullback, Centre, Five-eighth
  • Rep. Honours: 39 Tests for Australia (2006-16); 30 State of Origin matches for Queensland (2006-16); World Cup (2008, 2013 - Champions); Four Nations (2009, 2011, 2014, 2016); Tri-Nations (2006); Prime Minister's XIII (2016 - captain); Four games for Indigenous All Stars (2012-13, 2015-16; 2016 - captain); Australian Schoolboys (2004)
  • Junior Clubs: Bowraville Tigers, Wests Newcastle
  • Previous Clubs: Storm (2005-10)
  • FG Debut: Storm vs Eels, Olympic Park, 16 April 2005 (Rd 6)
  • Club Debut: Rabbitohs vs Roosters, Sydney Football Stadium, 11 March 2011 (Rd 1)
  • Twitter: greg_inglis
  • Instagram: greg_inglis1

Bio: Greg Inglis is widely regarded as one of the superstars of the game due to his outstanding performances at club, state and international level over the past decade. Works closely with a number of Indigenous groups and charities. Says former Rabbitohs and Indigenous All Stars team mate Nathan Merritt is his favourite Rabbitohs player of all time. Captained the Indigenous All Stars and the Prime Minister's XIII in 2016.

 

Tribe: Dunghutti

 

NRL Games: 241 (124 for the Rabbitohs)

 

NRL Tries: 138 (60 for the Rabbitohs)

 

NRL Goals: 9 (0 for the Rabbitohs)

 

NRL Field Goals: 4 (1 for the Rabbitohs)

 

NRL Points: 574 (241 for the Rabbitohs)

 

Awards and Honours:

Australian Prime Minister’s XIII captain (2016)

Indigenous All Stars captain (2016)

RLPA Male Australian Representative Player of the Year (2016)

World Club Challenge Champions captain (2015)

George Piggins Medallist (2013, 2015)

Jack Rayner Players’ Player Award (2010, 2015)

Dally M Fullback of the Year (2013)

RLIF Fullback of the Year (2013)

Provan-Summons Medallist (2013)

Golden Boot Winner (2009)

Harry Sunderland Medallist (2009)

Wally Lewis Medallist (2009)

Ron McAuliffe Medallist (2009)

Dally M Representative Player of the Year (2008-09)

RLIF Centre of the Year (2009)

Four Nations Player of the Tournament (2009)

Queensland Sports Awards Sport Star of the Year (2009)

Melbourne Storm Back of the Year (2009)

Dally M Five-eighth of the Year (2008)

Indigenous Team of the Century inductee (2008)

Dally M Peter Frilingos Memorial Award (2008)

Clive Churchill Medallist (2007)

Melbourne Storm Team of the Decade inductee (2007)

RLIF International Newcomer of the Year (2006)

 

Nickname: GI

 

Birthplace: Kempsey, NSW

 

What do you like to do outside of football: Relax, play golf, do charity work and hang out with the family.

 

Community activities: Charity work.

 

Current study or employment: Studying at Sydney University.

 

Past education: Certificate IV in Youth Work.

 

What do you remember about your debut game? The build up to the game. Sitting in the sheds before the game, running out with the likes of Robbie Kearns, Matt Geyer, Cam Smith and Billy Slater.

 

What are your goals in Rugby League? Be the best I can be.

 

What’s the best advice you’ve received from someone? Never let an opportunity pass by because you never know when the next one will come along.

 

What’s your earliest football memory? Playing Under 7s with my older brother.

 

What is the best moment in your Rugby League career so far? Winning the Grand Final with Melbourne in 2007 and 2009, and South Sydney in 2014.

 

What advice do you have for junior Rugby League players? Work hard, have fun and never give up.

 

Who is your weirdest team mate and why? Dave Tyrrell. He’s a Superman addict.

 

What was your first job? Football player.

 

Favourite Colour: Black.

 

Do you have any pets? What are their names: Two dogs – Bruce and Sasha.

 

If a restaurant or café named a meal or sandwich after you, what would be in it? Low GI.

 

If you were down to your last $10 what would you spend it on? Stock Exchange.

 

Who is your favourite band? Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

 

What’s the most embarrassing song or album in your collection? Bye, Bye, Bye – N’Sync

 

If a movie was made about you, what would the title be and who would play you? It’s been done. I Am Legend – Will Smith.

 

Who is your celebrity look-alike? Denzel.

 

Favourite Superhero: Superman.

 

Where is one place in the world you want to visit? The Kimberley.

 

Favourite hobby as a kid: Being outdoors.

 

What was your favourite TV show growing up? Agro’s Cartoon Connection.

 

Which TV show can you not miss each week? Big Bang Theory.

 

What could you not live without? Shoes.

 

If you could invite three people to your house for a BBQ, who would they be and why? Jessica Alba, Beyonce and Kevin Hart.

 

If I wasn’t playing Rugby League for a living, I would be... playing another sport.

 

What is your biggest claim to fame? Meeting Oprah.

 

Where do you want to be in 10 years-time? Running my own business.

 

What's on your bucket list? - Barbara Vaughn – Member # 38394: Travel.

 

Who is the most inspirational player or person on your career and how have they positively affected your football? – Kortlee M. – Member # 2351: Craig Bellamy. The way he brought me into first grade and taught me along the way.

 

What is your greatest achievement outside of Rugby League? - Steve W. – Member # 28030: Making a difference in the world.

 

Of all the past South Sydney Players, who are the top three you would have liked to have played with? - Drew S. # 36922: I've narrowed it down to two - John Sattler and Bob McCarthy.

 

What transforms a group of athletes into a strong united team? - Bill K. – Member # 27210: Discipline.

 

Who is your favourite South Sydney player of all time? - Carl H. – Member # 3002: Nathan Merritt.

 

What does it mean to you to wear the red and green of South Sydney? - John G. – Member # 29026: History in the making. Pride and passion.

 

Who were your favourite players when you were a kid? – Nik J. – Member # 1914: Steve Renouf and David Peachey.

 

What would winning Souths 22nd Premiership mean to you? - Philip C. – Member # 14140: Words would not describe how I would feel.

 

At the end of your football career, what would you like to be remembered for as a Rabbitohs player? - Anthony D. - Member # 12410: One who loved, and gave all he could to the mighty Red and Green.