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Sam Perrett

Sam Perrett
  • Date of Birth: 14-05-1985
  • Height: 179cm
  • Weight: 93kg
  • Position: Wing
  • Rep. Honours: New Zealand
  • Junior Clubs: Burleigh Bears
  • Previous Clubs: Sydney Roosters (2004-12)
  • FG Debut: Sydney Roosters v Newcastle, Aussie Stadium, 18/06/2004 (Rd 15)
  • Club Debut: v Wests Tigers, Allianz Stadium, 06/07/2012 (Rd 18)
  • Twitter: Sam_Perrett
  • Instagram: Sam_Perrett

Name: Sam Perrett

Junior Club: Burleigh Bears               

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

What do you like to do away from football?

Away from football I spend time with my family and friends. I also enjoy playing the guitar and am continuing to work on my building business.

What was your first job?

My first job was a construction labourer.

What are your goals in Rugby League?

My goal is to win the 2016 NRL premiership.

What do you love about Rugby League?

The thing I love most about rugby league is the teamwork, skills and talents the game provides.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

The biggest influence on my career has been my family.

What is your earliest league memory?

My earliest memory in Rugby League was playing the game at age 8.

What is your best moment in league so far?

My best memory in rugby league would be my NRL debut and winning the 2008 rugby league world cup.

Best piece of advice you have been given?

Enjoy what you do.

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

Always love what you do.

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

The player I most looked up to was Ruben Wiki. He is an awesome leader and role model.

What are your memories of your first NRL game?

My first memories of playing NRL was the noise, the fireworks, the excitement and playing amongst some giants.

Favourite sportsman and why?

My favourite sportsman is Roger Federer – he’s a humble and loving human.

What can’t you live without?

My family.

What player do you most enjoy playing with/against?

I always enjoy playing against Manu Vatuvei from the Warriors.

What is the TV show you never miss?

Gordon Ramsey – Kitchen Nightmares.

What is on your bucket list?

To run a charity.

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

I would love to be a professional Golfer.

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

If I wasn’t playing league I would be involved in residential construction.

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

I would love to be remembered as a good friend, teammate and competitor who made a difference for the better.