Grant Rix

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Grant Rix
Personal information
Nickname The Fox
Born (1965-02-09) 9 February 1965 (age 50)
Playing information
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
 ? Fortitude Valley  ?  ?
 ? Halifax  ?  ?
1988–1990 Brisbane 17 8
Total 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1986 Queensland 1 0

Grant Rix (born (1965-02-09) 9 February 1965 (age 50)) is an Australian former rugby league player. During his career he played in the Brisbane Rugby League premiership for Fortitude Valley Diehards, the New South Wales Rugby League premiership with the Brisbane Broncos and in England with Halifax RLFC.He had huge potential and was seen to be the successor to Wally Lewis until he was struck with successive knee operations and was forced to retire aged 24years.

Career[edit]

Selected Australian Schoolboys 1982 & 1983. Selected Queensland v New Zealand 1984 (18years 254 days old). He toured Papua New Guinea with the President's XIII Australian side in 1985. He was selected for Queensland for State of Origin III in 1986 (49th player to be selected for Queenland).Played Brisbane Broncos 1988-1990. Member of the Brisbane Broncos coaching staff 1991-1993. He coach Brisbane Norths Devils 1994-1995.

Challenge Cup final appearances[edit]

Grant Rix played Centre, i.e. number 4, in Halifax RLFC’s 19-18 victory over St. Helens in the 1987 Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday 2 May 1987 in front of 94,273 people.

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