Craig Garvey

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Craig "Garvs" Garvey
Craig Garvey Bulldogs.jpg
Personal information
Full nameCraig Garvey
Born (1993-04-28) 28 April 1993 (age 26)
La Perouse, New South Wales, Australia
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight87 kg (13 st 10 lb)
Playing information
PositionHooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–15 St. George Illawarra 10 0 0 0 0
2016–17 Canterbury Bulldogs 13 2 0 0 8
2019– Sydney Roosters 0 0 0 0 0
Total 23 2 0 0 8
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016 Indigenous All Stars 1 0 0 0 0
As of 15 May 2019
Source: [1]

Craig Garvey (born 28 April 1993) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer. He previously played for the St. George Illawarra Dragons and Canterbury Bulldogs, was part of the Canberra Raiders squad for 2018 and a short term member of the Sydney Roosters for 2019.

Background[edit]

Garvey was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

He 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]

2018[edit]

In late 2017, Garvey signed a contract to join the Canberra Raiders for the 2018 season. Garvey was unable to break into Canberra's first team and spent the majority of the season playing for their feeder team the Mount Pritchard Mounties. On 1 August, Garvey was released by Canberra with the player citing family reasons as to why the contract was ended.[18]

2019[edit]

In 2019, Garvey signed a contract to join reigning premiers the Sydney Roosters.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig Garvey - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 23 April 2016.
  2. ^ "G". Nyc Database. 27 December 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b Dragons.com.au (1 May 2013). "Ben Creagh re-signs with the Dragons | NRL". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  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. 15 April 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  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. 6 July 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  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. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  11. ^ "Dragons player Craig Garvey faces jail time | NRL". Zero Tackle. 30 July 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  12. ^ "Dragons reinstate Craig Garvey | NRL". Zero Tackle. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  13. ^ "2015 Auckland Nines squad lists". NRL. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  14. ^ "Bulldogs confirm retention and recruitment | NRL". Zero Tackle. 3 November 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  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.
  18. ^ "Canberra Raiders grant Garvey's release request". August 2018.
  19. ^ "Player Profile". Sydney Roosters.

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