Scott Grix

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Scott Grix
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Personal information
Born (1984-05-01) 1 May 1984 (age 32)
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Height 5 ft 10 in (177 cm)
Weight 13 st 5 lb (85 kg) [1]
Playing information
Position Utility back
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2003 Doncaster 9 3 2 0 16
2004 Halifax 18 8 0 0 32
2006 Leigh Centurions 28 13 0 0 52
2007 Widnes Vikings 32 21 0 0 84
2008–09 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 46 20 0 0 80
2010–16 Huddersfield Giants 161 57 34 0 288
2017– Wakefield Trinity 6 2 0 0 8
Total 300 124 36 0 560
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006– Ireland 14 4 0 0 16
As of 11 October 2016
Source: Rugby League Project, Huddersfield Giants profile

Scott Grix (born 1 May 1984 in Halifax) is an English born, Irish professional rugby league footballer playing at representative level for Ireland (captain), and at club level for Doncaster, Halifax, Huddersfield Giants, Limoux Grizzlies, Warrington Wolves, Leigh Centurions, Widnes Vikings and Wakefield Trinity (Wildcats) (twice) (Heritage № 1259).

International career[edit]

Grix is an Irish international, making his début in 2006 against Russia.[2] He was named as captain of the Ireland squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, and was one of his countries better players in the tournament.[3]

He later relinquished the captaincy to Liam Finn, however he continued to feature for Ireland and was named in their squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

In October and November 2015, Grix played in the 2015 European Cup.

In 2016 he was called up to the Ireland squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Pool B qualifiers.[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is the older brother of fellow professional rugby league player Simon Grix and cousin of professional footballer Michael Collins.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Huddersfield Giants 1st Team Scott Grix". Huddersfield Giants web site. Huddersfield Giants. 2015. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Scott Grix". Widnes. 20 July 2007. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 20 July 2007. 
  3. ^ "Cassidy included in Ireland squad". BBC. 7 October 2008. Retrieved 7 October 2008. 
  4. ^ "Warrington Wolves trio named in Ireland squad for World Cup qualifiers". Warrington Guardian. 24 September 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 

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