Joe Greenwood

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Joe Greenwood
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Personal information
Full nameJoseph Greenwood
Born (1993-04-02) 2 April 1993 (age 28)[1]
Oldham, Greater Manchester, England
Height6 ft 3 in (1.90 m)[1]
Weight16 st 7 lb (105 kg)[1]
Playing information
PositionSecond-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–17 St Helens 77 26 0 0 104
2017–18 Gold Coast Titans 22 4 0 0 16
2018–20 Wigan Warriors 43 12 0 0 48
2020(loan) Leeds Rhinos 0 0 0 0 0
2021– Huddersfield Giants 4 0 0 0 0
Total 146 42 0 0 168
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2018 England 1 0 0 0 0
2019– England Knights 1 1 0 0 4
As of 16 May 2021
Source: [2][3]

Joe Greenwood (born 2 April 1993) is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays as a second-row forward for the Huddersfield Giants in the Betfred Super League,[4] the England Knights and England at international level.[5]

He played for St Helens and the Wigan Warriors in the Super League, and on loan from Wigan at the Leeds Rhinos in the top flight. Greenwood has also played for the Gold Coast Titans in the NRL.

Background[edit]

Greenwood was born in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England.

He played his junior rugby league for the Saddleworth Rangers club.[4]

Career[edit]

St Helens[edit]

In 2014 won the Super League Championship with St Helens.[4]

Gold Coast Titans[edit]

On 20 February 2017, he signed to play for the Gold Coast in the National Rugby League.[6]

Wigan Warriors[edit]

He played in the 2018 Super League Grand Final victory over Warrington at Old Trafford.[7]

Leeds Rhinos (loan)[edit]

On 25 February 2020, Wigan allowed Greenwood to sign a short eight-week contract with Leeds.

Wigan Warriors (return)[edit]

He played in the 2020 Super League Grand Final which Wigan lost 8-4 against St Helens.[8]

Huddersfield Giants[edit]

On 10 December 2020, it was announced that Greenwood would be joining Huddersfield on a two-year deal from the 2021 season.[9]

In round 2 of the 2021 Super League season, he was sent off after a dangerous high tackle in Huddersfield's 20-10 loss against the Catalans Dragons.[10]

International career[edit]

In July 2018 he was selected in the England Knights Performance squad.[11]

Greenwood made his full international début v New Zealand at Elland Road, Leeds on 11 November 2018, coming off the bench in the 0-34 defeat.[12].
In 2019 he was selected for the England Knights against Jamaica at Headingley Rugby Stadium.[13]

Personal[edit]

Joe Greenwood's older brother, James Greenwood, also plays as a professional.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Joe Greenwood St Helens". www.superleague.co.uk. Rugby Football League. 2015. Retrieved 26 July 2015.
  2. ^ loverugbyleague
  3. ^ RLP
  4. ^ a b c "St Helens Profile". saintsrlfc.com. 30 April 2011. Retrieved 30 April 2011.
  5. ^ "England Knights v Jamaica". WWOS. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  6. ^ Englishman Joe Greenwood joins Gold Coast in swap deal
  7. ^ "Super League Grand Final 2018: Wigan 12-4 Warrington – as it happened". Guardian. 13 October 2018. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Super League Grand Final: Wigan 4-8 St Helens". www.bbc.co.uk.
  9. ^ "Joe Greenwood: Huddersfield sign Wigan forward on two-year contract". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  10. ^ "Huddersfield Giants 10-20 Catalans Dragons - Tom Davies sets Catalans on way to victory". www.bbc.co.uk.
  11. ^ "Ten new additions in England Knights squad". loverugbyleague. 24 July 2018. Retrieved 31 October 2019.
  12. ^ "England 0-38 New Zealand". www.rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  13. ^ "England Knights vs Jamaica". WWOS. 20 October 2019. Retrieved 30 October 2019.

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