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Greg Eastwood

Greg Eastwood
  • Date of Birth: 10-03-1987
  • Height: 189
  • Weight: 112
  • Position: Lock, Second Row
  • Rep. Honours: 26 Tests for New Zealand (2007-10, 2012-16), World Cup (2008, 2013), Four Nations (2009-10, 2014, 2016)
  • Junior Clubs: Manurewa Marlins (NZ)
  • Previous Clubs: Brisbane Broncos, Leeds Rhinos
  • FG Debut: Brisbane v Parramatta, Parramatta Stadium, 02/09/2005 (Rd 26)
  • Club Debut: v Penrith, CUA Stadium, 21/03/2009 (Rd 2)
  • Twitter: GregEastwood1
  • Instagram: ash_gregeastwood226

Name: Greg Eastwood

Junior Club: Manurewa Marlins

Birthplace: Auckland

What do you like to do away from football?

Away from football I like to spend time with the kids.

What was your first job?

I was a store person at a warehouse.

What are your goals in Rugby League?

My main goal is to win a premiership ring with the Bulldogs.

What do you love about Rugby League?

The thing I love most about rugby league is making new brothers and watching kids smile when we visit them.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

My biggest influence would have to be Ruben Wiki.

What is your best moment in league so far?

My best memory would have to be playing for New Zealand for the first time.

Best piece of advice you have been given?

Work hard but always enjoy yourself.

What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?

Enjoy what you do.

Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?

The players I most looked up to were Reuben Wiki and Stacey Jones.

What are your memories of your first NRL game?

Getting smashed by P.J Marsh!

Favourite sportsman and why?

My favourite sportsman is Dwyane Wade – he is the complete athlete.

What can’t you live without?

I can’t live without my wife and kids.

What player do you most enjoy playing with/against?

Probably Isaac Luke, he is such a talented player.

What is the TV show you never miss?


What is on your bucket list?

I think to go to Vegas!

If you could play another sport, what would it be?

I think if I didn’t play rugby league I would be playing Soccer, I played it as a kid.

If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?

If I was not playing league right now I would be running a burger joint… haha.

How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?

Someone everyone wants to play with.