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Name  Glenn Hall
Career start  2002
Role  Rugby league rugby prop
Spouse  Kylie Butler (m. ?–2008)
Height  1.86 m
Children  Lachlan Mark Hall
Weight  103 kg

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Glenn Hall (born 21 March 1981) is an Australian retired professional rugby league footballer. He played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, South Sydney Rabbitohs, Sydney Roosters, Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, with which he won the 2008 NRL premiership and 2009 World Club Challenge with and North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League, while also had a stint in the Super League with the Bradford Bulls. He primarily played as a second-rower and prop.

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Background

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Born and raised in Sydney, New South Wales, Hall played his junior football in the Bankstown area for St Christopher's, Panania. Hall joined his local club, the Canterbury Bulldogs, as a teenager and played in their back-to-back Jersey Flegg Cup premiership-winnings teams in 1999 and 2000. He started 2001 in Jersey Flegg, before being elevated to the Bulldogs' First Division side mid-season.

2002-2003

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In Round 12 of the 2002 NRL season, Hall made his NRL début for the Bulldogs. In Round 15 he scored two tries, his first in the NRL, in the Bulldogs 46-6 victory over the Canberra Raiders. He finished the 2002 season playing in the Bulldogs premiership-winning Premier League side. In 2003, he played 5 more games for the Bulldogs before signing with the South Sydney Rabbitohs for the 2004 season.

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While at the Bulldogs, Hall played alongside future North Queensland Cowboys teammate Johnathan Thurston.

2004-2005

In 2004, Hall played a then career-high 16 NRL games for South Sydney, starting half of his games at prop. In 2005, he only managed 3 games for the club, before signing with the Sydney Roosters for 2006.

2006

Hall endured another disappointing season in 2006, only playing 2 games for the Roosters, before leaving the club and joining his fourth club, the Manly Sea Eagles.

2007-2009

In 2007, Hall became a regular member of Manly's first grade team, playing 23 games before he injured his shoulder late in the regular season, and missed Manly's finals campaign, including the grand final defeat by the Melbourne Storm.

In 2008, Hall played 20 games and scored 6 tries for the Sea Eagles. He started in the second-row in Manly's record-breaking 40-0 NRL Grand Final victory over Melbourne.

In February 2009, Hall was a member of the Manly side that won the 2009 World Club Challenge against the Leeds Rhinos. In his last season for Manly, he played 22 games and scored 3 tries.

2010

Hall moved to England to join the Bradford Bulls for the 2010 Super League season. He left the club by mutual consent after a season in which he found himself dropped to the Bulls' reserve team.

2011-2015

In January 2011, Hall signed a two-year contract to play for the North Queensland Cowboys. He was named in the Cowboys leadership group and was also one of their vice-captains. That season, Hall played 23 games for the club and was a member of the teams finals match against the Manly Sea Eagles, starting the game in the second-row. He averaged 24 tackles and 70 metres a game.

On 25 May 2012, Hall re-signed with the Cowboys until the end of the 2013 season. He played 23 games, scoring 4 tries and starting the majority of his games in the second-row.

In Round 10 of 2013 NRL season, Hall played his 150th NRL game in the Cowboys' 12-8 loss to the Sydney Roosters. Later that year, he-signed a one-year contract extension with the Cowboys.

On 10 October 2014, Hall extended his stay with the Cowboys for a further season, re-signing with the club until the end of 2015.

On 31 August 2015, Hall announced his retirement from rugby league at the end of the 2015 season.

On 27 September 2015, Hall played in the Townsville Blackhawks Intrust Super Cup Grand Final loss to the Ipswich Jets.

Individual

North Queensland Cowboys Club Person of the Year: 2015

Team

2008 NRL Grand Final: Manly Sea Eagles – Winners
2009 World Club Challenge: Manly Sea Eagles – Winners

Personal life

Hall resides in Townsville with his wife Kylie Hall (née Butler) and their two children, Indiana and Hendrix.

References

Glenn Hall (rugby league) Wikipedia