|Born||Penrith, New South Wales, Australia|
Craig Izzard (born in Penrith, New South Wales) was an Australian rugby league player for the Penrith Panthers, Parramatta Eels, Balmain Tigers and the Illawarra Steelers in the New South Wales Rugby League competition in Australia, his position of choice was at second row. He also had a short but legendary stint at the Leeds club in England in 1989.
Younger brother of Brad Izzard and older to Grant, began his career at local club Penrith captaining their reserve grade side to a premiership in 1987 playing at centre. Moved to the Eels after his lack of opportunities with the Panthers where he won the clubman of the year award in 1989 before finding it difficult again to hold down a regular first grade spot he moved to Illawarra with the Steelers transforming himself into a tireless second row forward.
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