Paul Gallen

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Friday, 14th August, 1981
Current Age
40 years and 72 days
Place Of Birth
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Awards & Accolades

RLIF Lock Of The Year
2008, 2011, 2012
Harry Sunderland Medal
2010, 2011
RLW Player of the Year
2010
Brad Fittler Medal
2011
Dally M Lock Of The Year
2011, 2012, 2017
Peter Frilingos Memorial Award
2011
Wally Lewis Medal
2014

Known Family Links

Cousin
Matt Eisenhuth

Career Statistics

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 2008-14, 2016 32 3 -   - 12 29 2 1 90.63% List
Overall 2008-2016 32 3 0   0 12 29 2 1 90.63% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 2008, 2013 11 1 -   - 4 10 1 0 90.91% List
Overall 2008-2013 11 1 0   0 4 10 1 0 90.91% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
New South Wales 2006-16 24 1 1   - 6 9 15 0 37.50% List
NSW City 2006, 2017 2 - 1   - 2 1 1 0 50.00% List
NRL All Stars 2011-12, 2015 3 1 -   - 4 2 1 0 66.67% List
Overall 2006-2017 29 2 2   0 12 12 17 0 41.38% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Sharks NRL 2001 2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Sharks NRL 2002 21 1 -   - 4 16 5 0 76.19% List
Cronulla NRL 2003 17 5 -   - 20 6 11 0 35.29% List
Cronulla NRL 2004 19 5 -   - 20 8 11 0 42.11% List
Cronulla NRL 2005 25 6 -   - 24 12 13 0 48.00% List
Cronulla NRL 2006 18 7 -   - 28 8 10 0 44.44% List
Cronulla NRL 2007 19 2 -   - 8 9 10 0 47.37% List
Cronulla NRL 2008 20 4 -   - 16 13 7 0 65.00% List
Cronulla NRL 2009 16 7 -   - 28 2 14 0 12.50% List
Cronulla NRL 2010 23 3 -   - 12 7 16 0 30.43% List
Cronulla NRL 2011 20 6 -   - 24 6 14 0 30.00% List
Cronulla NRL 2012 16 3 -   - 12 8 8 0 50.00% List
Cronulla NRL 2013 16 2 -   - 8 8 8 0 50.00% List
Cronulla NRL 2014 9 2 -   - 8 2 7 0 22.22% List
Cronulla NRL 2015 18 1 -   - 4 11 7 0 61.11% List
Cronulla NRL 2016 20 4 -   - 16 16 3 1 80.00% List
Cronulla NRL 2017 25 3 -   - 12 15 10 0 60.00% List
Cronulla NRL 2018 22 1 -   - 4 13 9 0 59.09% List
Cronulla NRL 2019 22 1 2 / 2 100.00% 1 9 12 10 0 54.55% List
Overall 2001-2019 348 63 2 / 2 100.00% 1 257 173 174 1 49.71% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Sharks 2001-19 348 63 2 / 2 100.00% 1 257 173 174 1 49.71% List
Overall 2001-2019 348 63 2 / 2 100.00% 1 257 173 174 1 49.71% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Sharks 2001-2019 16 1 -   - 4 7 9 0 43.75% List
Overall 2002-2019 16 1 0   0 4 7 9 0 43.75% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Sharks 2001-19 349 63 2   1 257 173 175 1 49.57% List
Overall 2001-2019 349 63 2   1 257 173 175 1 49.57% List

Your Say

Paul Carter says: In 2011 Gallen became the First ever player to get a 10 in Rugby League Week in a State Of Origin Game.He got a 10 after he captained New South Wales to an 18-8 win over Queensland at ANZ Stadium in Game 2 of the State Of Origin Series on June 15. (22/06/2011)

Paul Carter says: Just for good measure.Gallen has since become the Third player to get a 10 on Two occasions in Rugby League Week.He got a 10 after his performance for Cronulla in their 20-14 over North Queensland at the Willows on March 24 2012. (28/03/2012)

Warrick Ford says: Paul Gallen became the oldest forward to play an Origin game for NSW at 33 years 307 days when he captained NSW to win Game 2 2015 at MCG before 91,513. He was also the oldest to captain the Blues. The previous oldest forward to play for the Blues in Origin was Steve Menzies at 33 years 231 days in 2006.

Gallen extended both records by 3 weeks when he played in Game 3 of the 2015 Series at Suncorp (09/07/2015)

Andrew says: What an incredible player for Cronulla nsw and Australia. He has all the skills plus he is tough uncompromising and loyal. These are rare skills a once in a lifetime champion. (28/02/2017)

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