Grant Izzard

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Grant Izzard
Personal information
Born Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Position Interchange
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1990–92 Penrith Panthers 12 1 0 0 4
1993 Illawarra Steelers 10 1 0 0 4
Total 22 2 0 0 8

Grant Izzard (born in Penrith, New South Wales) is an Australian former rugby league footballer of the 1990s. He played for the Penrith Panthers and the Illawarra Steelers of the New South Wales Rugby League premiership. His position of choice was at centre and he is also the younger brother of rugby league player Craig Izzard.

Izzard was a Penrith local junior who followed in the footsteps of his older brother. Following their 1991 grand final victory he travelled with the Panthers to England for the 1991 World Club Challenge which was lost to Wigan.

Lack of opportunity at his home club meant that he was forced to move on eventually signing with the Illawarra Steelers in 1993. The beginning of a new season at his new club looked promising until he was cited for biting an opposition player and was subsequently suspended and failed to regain his form or position in the first grade side.