Simon Grix

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Simon Grix
Simon Grix Halifax.jpg
Personal information
Born (1985-09-28) 28 September 1985 (age 33)
Halifax, England
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight14 st 7 lb (92 kg) [1]
Playing information
PositionLoose forward, Second-row, Centre, Stand-off
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2003–04 Halifax 29 6 0 0 24
2006–15 Warrington Wolves 164 47 0 0 188
2016– Halifax 51 6 0 0 20
Total 244 59 0 0 232
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010 Ireland 2 0 0 0 0
As of 15 August 2018
Source: [2][3]

Simon Grix (born 28 September 1985) is an Irish international rugby league footballer who plays for Halifax in the Betfred Championship.[3][2] Grix's position of choice is second-row, although he can feature in a range of other positions.

Halifax[edit]

Grix began his career at Halifax spending the 2003 and 2004 seasons at the club.

Grix playing for the Warrington Wolves

Warrington Wolves[edit]

In 2006 he joined the Warrington Wolves in the European Super League.

He missed out on selection through injury for three Challenge Cup Finals.[4]

Halifax[edit]

After 10 years at the Halliwell Jones Stadium he returned to Halifax

International career[edit]

He was mooted for a call-up to the Ireland squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, and was named in the Ireland training squad but did not make the final side.[5][6]

He eventually made his Ireland début in 2010.

He was named in their squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup but was ruled out by injury prior to the tournament and was replaced by Matty Hadden.[7]

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of Wakefield Trinity player Scott Grix, and cousin of ex-professional footballer and current football manager Michael Collins.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile at superleague.co.uk". superleague.co.uk. 17 August 2011. Archived from the original on 4 October 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Profile at loverugbyleague.com". loverugbyleague.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Simon Grix misses his third Challenge Cup Final for Warrington Wolves". Warrington Guardian. 19 February 2017. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
  5. ^ "White Eyes a Green Jersey". RLWC08.com. 2008-07-21. Retrieved 2008-07-30.[dead link]
  6. ^ "Ireland Name World Cup 40 Man Training Squad". Rugby League Ireland. 2008-08-01. Retrieved 2008-08-02.[dead link]
  7. ^ "Matty Hadden of Oxford called into Ireland squad". skysports.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.

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