What does Matt Gillett do now?


What does Matt Gillett do now?

International second-rower Matt Gillett has announced his retirement from rugby league, effective immediately. Gillett suffered a severe shoulder injury during a match late in the 2019 season which resulted in the father-of-two being advised by medical experts to retire from contact sport.

Why did Matt Gillett retire?

On 31 October, Gillett announced his retirement from rugby league due to ongoing injuries.

How old is Israel Folau?

32 years (April 3, 1989)
Israel Folau/Age
The 32-year-old’s bid to return with the Southport Tigers was backed by mining magnate Clive Palmer, but the Queensland Rugby League (QRL) would not register the controversial star.

Who is Israel Folau playing for now?

Folau has been revealed as a new signing for NTT Communications Shining Arcs for the 2021-22 season of Japan’s Top League. The Shining Arcs are led by former Waratahs coach Rob Penney, who spent time with Folau during his Super Rugby days.

Is Israel Folau banned?

Israel Folau, one of rugby’s best players, will probably never play for Australia again. He has been banned from the Wallabies and New South Wales Waratahs because of an Instagram post where he said “hell awaits” homosexuals.

How tall is Israel Folau in feet?

1.93 m
Israel Folau/Height

Where is Israel Folau?

Israel Folau makes shock return to rugby union after signing deal in Japan. Israel Folau has signed with Japanese Top League side NTT Communications in a fresh twist after the sacked Wallabies fullback’s recent attempts to resurrect his rugby league career in Queensland.

Is Israel Folau allowed to play NRL?

Israel Folau will play rugby league again in Australia after the Queensland Rugby League confirmed the controversial dual-code international has been registered to play for the Southport Tigers in the Rugby League Gold Coast competition.

Where is Izzy Folau now?

Folau has been revealed as a new signing for NTT Communications Shining Arcs for the 2021-22 season of Japan’s Top League.

Where is Israel Folau now?

Why did Matt Gillett retire from the NRL?

Broncos back-rower Matt Gillett struggled to keep his emotions in check as he announced his immediate retirement from the NRL due to ongoing injuries on Thursday.

Who is Matt Gillett in State of Origin?

Matt Gillett. Matthew Gillett (born 12 August 1988) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who played as a second-row forward in the 2010s. He played for the Brisbane Broncos in the NRL and Australia at international level. Gillett also played for Queensland in the State of Origin series and the Prime Minister’s XIII.

Where did Matt Gillett grow up in Australia?

Gillett was born in Macksville, New South Wales, Australia and moved with his family to Bribie Island, Queensland at the age of three years.

Why did Matt Gillett leave the Brisbane Broncos?

Gillett recovered from the career-threatening blow to return for Brisbane in 2019, but was beset by back and knee issues, the latter forcing him out of Origin III in July. He will remain at the Broncos in an off-field capacity which he described as an ambassador role.