Craig Garvey

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Craig Garvey
Craig Garvey Bulldogs.jpg
Personal information
Born (1993-04-28) 28 April 1993 (age 24)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 87 kg (13 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–15 St. George Illawarra 10 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Canterbury Bulldogs 13 1 0 0 4
2018– Canberra Raiders 0 0 0 0 0
Total 23 1 0 0 4
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016 Indigenous All Stars 1 0 0 0 0
As of 25 June 2016
Source: [1]

Craig Garvey (born 28 April 1993) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Canberra Raiders in the National Rugby League. He plays at hooker. He previously played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and the St. George Illawarra Dragons.

Background[edit]

Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Garvey played his junior rugby league for the Earlwood Saints and La Perouse Panthers, before being signed by the St. George Illawarra Dragons.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 2012 and 2013, Garvey played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons' NYC team.[2]

2013[edit]

In 2013, Garvey captained the Dragons' NYC side.[3][4] On 20 April, he played for the New South Wales under-20s team against the Queensland under-20s team.[5] On 1 May, he re-signed with the Dragons on a 2-year contract.[3][6] In Round 17 of the 2013 NRL season, he made his NRL debut for the Dragons against the Sydney Roosters.[7][8]

2014[edit]

Garvey was named in the Dragons squad for the 2014 NRL Auckland Nines.[9]

On 28 February, Garvey was stood down by the Dragons, later being found to have been guilty to assaulting a man.[10][11] On 16 December, after consultation and approval from the NRL, the Dragons reinstated him into the full-time first-grade squad.[12]

Garvey playing for the Illawarra Cutters in 2015

2015[edit]

On 31 January and 1 February 2015, Garvey played for the Dragons in the 2015 NRL Auckland Nines.[13]

On 3 November, Garvey signed a 2-year contract with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs starting in 2016.[14]

2016[edit]

On 13 February, Garvey played for the Indigenous All Stars against the World All Stars.[15]

Garvey was named in the Bulldogs' 2016 NRL Auckland Nines squad.[16]

2017[edit]

Garvey was named in the Canterbury-Bankstown squad for the 2017 NRL Auckland Nines.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig Garvey - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2016-04-23. 
  2. ^ "G". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2015-07-09. 
  3. ^ a b Dragons.com.au (2013-05-01). "Ben Creagh re-signs with the Dragons | NRL". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2015-11-03. 
  4. ^ "Craig Garvey". Dragons.com.au. Archived from the original on 5 July 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Under 20's Origin squads named". NRL.com. Retrieved 2015-03-11. 
  6. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130604003259/http://www.dragons.com.au/news-display/73606. Archived from the original on 4 June 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. ^ "NRL 2013 - Round 17". Rugby League Project. 2013-07-06. Retrieved 2015-11-03. 
  8. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20131203000931/http://www.dragons.com.au/news-display/Late-Mail-Round-17/78853. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 4 July 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ "Squads named for Auckland Nines". NRL. 12 February 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2017. 
  10. ^ "Garvey stood down: statement | NRL". Zero Tackle. 2014-02-28. Retrieved 2015-11-03. 
  11. ^ "Dragons player Craig Garvey faces jail time | NRL". Zero Tackle. 2014-07-30. Retrieved 2015-11-03. 
  12. ^ "Dragons reinstate Craig Garvey | NRL". Zero Tackle. 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2015-11-03. 
  13. ^ "2015 Auckland Nines squad lists". NRL. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2017. 
  14. ^ "Bulldogs confirm retention and recruitment | NRL". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2015-11-03. 
  15. ^ Chris Garry (13 February 2016). "World All Stars defeat Indigenous All Stars 12-8 at Suncorp Stadium". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 14 February 2016. 
  16. ^ "2016 Downer NRL Auckland Nines Official Squads". NRL. 3 February 2016. Retrieved 5 April 2017. 
  17. ^ "2017 Auckland Nines squads: Every player named for the tournament". The Roar. 28 February 2017. Retrieved 5 April 2017. 

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