4 June 1991 |
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||91 kg (14 st 5 lb)|
A Halswell Hornets junior, McIlwrick represented the New Zealand under 16's.
He then joined the Canberra Raiders and made his debut for their Toyota Cup in Round 10 of 2008. He went on to play in 64 Toyota Cup matches between 2008 and 2011. He played for the Junior Kiwis in their 2010 two match series against the Junior Kangaroos.