Who is John Grant?
John Grant is an Australian businessman, rugby league football administrator and current chairman of the Australian Rugby League Commission which controls rugby league in Australia. A former player of the 1970s, he was a Queensland interstate representative three-quarter back and a member of the Australian team which lost the 1972 World Cup to Great Britain in France. Grant had been playing his club football for the Brisbane Rugby League's Souths club under Wayne Bennett. Following the World Cup, Grant joined English club Warrington, playing for them during their tble-topping 1972-73 season.
Grant had completed an engineering degree at the University of Queensland before taking up a scholarship with Brisbane City Council. He went on to head the IT company Data#3 and become chairman of the Australian Information Industry Association. In 2011 Grant was named as the inaugural chairman of the Australian Rugby League Commission. The 2012 NRL season was the Commission's first in control of the League.
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- Mar 19, 1950
on July 23, 2013
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