Reuben Garrick

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Reuben Garrick
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Personal information
Born (1997-06-30) 30 June 1997 (age 25)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight98 kg (15 st 6 lb)
Playing information
PositionWing, Fullback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2019– Manly Sea Eagles 90 54 280 0 776
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2019– Prime Minister's XIII 1 1 0 0 4
2019 Australia 9s 2 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]
As of 5 Auigust 2022

Reuben Garrick (born 30 June 1997) is an Australian rugby league footballer who plays as a winger and fullback for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the NRL.[2]

He has played at representative level for the Prime Minister's XIII and for Australia 9s at the 2019 Rugby League World Cup 9s tournament.

Background[edit]

Garrick was born in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.[citation needed]

He played his junior rugby league for the Gerringong Lions.[citation needed]

Prior to playing in the NRL, Garrick played Under 20’s and NSW Cup for the St. George Illawarra Dragons. During the 2018 season, Garrick signed a contract with Manly starting in 2019.[3][4]

Career[edit]

2019[edit]

Prior to playing in the NRL, Garrick played Under 20’s and NSW Cup for the St. George Illawarra Dragons. During the 2018 season, Garrick signed a contract with Manly starting in 2019.[5][6] Garrick made his first grade debut in Round 1 of the 2019 NRL season against the Wests Tigers.[7][8] In Round 8 2019, Garrick scored all of Manly's 18 points as they defeated Canterbury-Bankstown 18-10 at Brookvale Oval. In the same week, Garrick signed a contract to stay with Manly until the end of the 2021 season.[9]

In Round 18 2019 against Parramatta, Garrick scored a hat-trick as Manly-Warringah won the match 36-24 at Brookvale Oval.[10] In Round 20 2019 against Newcastle, Garrick scored 2 tries and kicked 3 goals as Manly won the match 30-6 at Brookvale Oval.[11]

In Round 21 2019, Garrick scored 2 tries for Manly-Warringah in a 24-16 loss against the New Zealand Warriors at Mt. Smart Stadium.[12]

Garrick finished the 2019 NRL season as Manly's top try scorer and top point scorer. The club would go on to reach the second week of the finals but were eliminated in the semi-final by South Sydney.[13][14]

On 30 September, Garrick earned his first representative jersey as he was named on the bench for the Australia PM XIII side against Fiji PM XIII, which he scored his first representative try in the 10-52 demolishing of Fiji at ANZ National stadium in Fiji. On 7 October, Garrick was named in the Australian side for the 2019 Rugby League World Cup 9s. Later that day, Garrick was named at wing for the U23 Junior Australian side, and on 25 October, he kicked two goals in the 62-4 win against France at WIN stadium.

2020[edit]

In round 15 of the 2020 NRL season, Garrick scored two tries and kicked two goals in a 56-16 loss against South Sydney at ANZ Stadium.[15]

Garrick played 17 games for Manly-Warringah in the 2020 NRL season as they finished a disappointing 13th on the table. He had a difficult second season in the NRL but managed to finish as Manly's top point scorer.[16]

2021[edit]

In round 6 of the 2021 NRL season, Garrick scored two tries and kicked six goals in Manly's 36-0 victory over the Gold Coast.[17]

In round 7, Garrick scored one try and kicked six goals for Manly in a 40-6 victory over the Wests Tigers.[18]

In round 14 against North Queensland, Garrick scored a try and kicked seven goals as Manly won the match 50-18.[19]

The following week, Garrick scored four tries for Manly in a 56-24 victory over the Gold Coast.[20]

In round 16 against Canterbury, Garrick equalled the club record for most points scored by a Manly player in a game with 30 points, scoring two tries and kicking 11 goals in a 66-0 victory.[21] In round 21, Garrick scored two tries in Manly's 28-18 loss against Melbourne.[22]

In round 22, Garrick scored a hat-trick in Manly's 56-10 victory over Parramatta.[23]

In round 24, Garrick became the first player in NRL history to score 20 tries and kick 100 goals in a season during Manly's victory over Wooden Spooners Canterbury.[24]

In round 25, Garrick overtook Hazem El Masri's record for most points by a player during a regular NRL season in Manly's 46-18 victory over North Queensland.[25]

In the 2021 Finals Series, Garrick scored two tries for Manly in a 36-16 loss against South Sydney in the preliminary final.[26]

Rueben Garrick won the 2021 Steve Menzies Medal for the Play of the Year for his outstanding effort that led to the NRL Try of the Year award against North Queensland in Townsville in round 25.[27] On 27 September, Garrick was named Dally M Winger of the year.[28]

2022[edit]

In round 9 of the 2022 NRL season, Garrick scored two tries and kicked four goals in a 36-22 victory over the Wests Tigers.[29] In round 11, Garrick scored two tries and kicked two goals in Manly's 22-20 loss against Parramatta.[30] In round 13, Garrick scored two tries and kicked eight goals for Manly in a 44-12 victory over the New Zealand Warriors.[31]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rugby League Project
  2. ^ "Fresh hope for Reuben Garrick". Manly Warringah Sea Eagles. 12 November 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Ward, Courtney (21 November 2018). "Garrick hopes change of scenery will help spread his wings". Kiama Independent. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ BARROW, TIM (7 July 2016). "Garrick rise continues with junior Blues". Illawarra Mercury. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  5. ^ Ward, Courtney (21 November 2018). "Garrick hopes change of scenery will help spread his wings". Kiama Independent. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  6. ^ BARROW, TIM (7 July 2016). "Garrick rise continues with junior Blues". Illawarra Mercury. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Round 1 NRL team lists". NRL.com. 12 March 2019.
  8. ^ Ward, Courtney (12 March 2019). "Garrick named to make his NRL debut with Sea Eagles". South Coast Register. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Manly winger Reuben Garrick re-signs with club before huge Bulldogs performance". wwos.nine.com.au.
  10. ^ "Garrick honours grandfather with three-try haul in emotional win". NRL. 21 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Cronulla beats South Sydney 39-24, Bulldogs defeat Panthers 16-8 and Manly wins over Newcastle 30-6". ABC News. 3 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Warriors survive late scare to upset Sea Eagles". NRL. 9 August 2019.
  13. ^ "South Sydney Rabbitohs beat Manly Sea Eagles 34-26 in NRL semi-final". ABC News. 20 September 2019.
  14. ^ "Rabbitohs dig deep to eliminate Sea Eagles in finals thriller". NRL. 20 September 2019.
  15. ^ "South Sydney beats Manly in 56-16 NRL thrashing, Roosters and Canberra record victories". ABC News. 22 August 2020.
  16. ^ O'Loughlin, Liam (26 October 2020). "NRL 2020 Season Review: How will your side fare next year?". Sporting News. Archived from the original on 26 October 2020.
  17. ^ "Parramatta beats Canberra 35-10 as South Sydney, Manly post contrasting NRL wins". ABC News. 17 April 2021.
  18. ^ "Tigers slammed for 'total disgrace' as worst defence in club's history exposed by Turbo and co". www.foxsports.com.au. 25 April 2021.
  19. ^ "Cronulla Sharks pip Penrith Panthers 19-18, Manly Sea Eagles thrash North Queensland Cowboys 50-18". ABC News. 11 June 2021.
  20. ^ "Manly Sea Eagles thrash Gold Coast Titans 56-24, Parramatta Eels beat Canterbury Bulldogs 36-10". ABC News. 20 June 2021.
  21. ^ "Saab and Turbo hit top gear as Sea Eagles cruise Rout 66". www.nrl.com. 3 July 2021.
  22. ^ "3 Big Hits: No shotgun needed as Turbo 'suffocated' by Melbourne machine". www.foxsports.com.au. 7 August 2021.
  23. ^ "Eels star's season could be over as 'shocking' high shot earns a HUGE suspension". www.foxsports.com.au. 15 August 2021.
  24. ^ "Tom Turbo the difference for sloppy Sea Eagles as 'gallant' Dogs fall short: Big Hits". www.foxsports.com.au. 29 August 2021.
  25. ^ "Manly beats North Queensland 46-18 to clinch NRL top-four spot as South Sydney, Brisbane record victories". ABC News. 4 September 2021.
  26. ^ "GLORY, GLORY: Souths march into the GF as Wayne masterminds Manly mauling". www.foxsports.com.au. 24 September 2021.
  27. ^ "Sea Eagles' top awards for 2021". www.seaeagles.com.au. 26 September 2021.
  28. ^ McMurtry, Andrew (27 September 2021). "2021 NRL Dally M Awards Live: Tom Trbojevic crowned NRL's best". News.com.au — Australia's Leading News Site.
  29. ^ "North Queensland defeats Newcastle 36-16 for fourth straight NRL win as Sydney Roosters and Manly post victories". www.abc.net.au.
  30. ^ "Moses' maturity shines through in clutch moment; Turbo-less Manly face brutal road ahead: 3 Big Hits". www.foxsports.com.au.
  31. ^ "No DCE, no worries as Manly 'man mountain' stuns; star's no-show for 'diabolical' Warriors: 3 Big Hits". www.foxsports.com.au.

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