|Full name||Glenn Patrick Lazarus|
|Date of birth||11 December 1965|
|Place of birth||Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||180 cm (5 feet 11 inches)|
|Weight||110 kg (17 stone 5 pounds)|
|Nickname(s)||The brick with eyes|
| New South Wales (State of Origin)|
New South Wales (Super League)
Australia (Super League)
* Professional club appearances and points
Glenn Patrick Lazarus (born on 11 December 1965 in Queanbeyan, New South Wales) is an Australian former rugby league player who primarily played as a front-rower. Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 1965 ( MCMLXV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. Queanbeyan is a city and local government area ( Queanbeyan City Council) in south eastern New South Wales, Australia. For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. History See also History of rugby league The grass roots of rugby league can be traced to early football history, through the playing of ball games A typical Rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench He had a playing career which spanned between 1987 and 1999, during which he played for premiership-winning teams with the Canberra Raiders, Brisbane Broncos and Melbourne Storm. The Canberra Raiders are an Australian professional Rugby league football team based in the city of Canberra Australian Capital Territory. The Brisbane Broncos are an Australian professional Rugby league club based in the city of Brisbane Queensland. The Melbourne Storm is a professional Rugby league football club based in the city of Melbourne, Australia Also known as 'the brick with eyes', he was, at his peak, widely-regarded as the best front-row forward in the game. A typical Rugby league team consists of thirteen players on the field plus four substitutes on the bench
Lazarus began his first grade career with the Canberra Raiders in 1987, going on to win the 1989 New South Wales Rugby League premiership with them. The Canberra Raiders are an Australian professional Rugby league football team based in the city of Canberra Australian Capital Territory. 1987 's New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eightieth season of professional Rugby league football in Australia 1989 's New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eighty-second season of professional Rugby league football in Australia He would play in the next two seasons' grand finals with Canberra, winning the 1990 championship but losing the 1991 grand final, both against the Penrith Panthers. 1990 's New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eighty-third season of professional Rugby league football in Australia The 1991 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eighty-fourth season of professional Rugby league football in Australia The Penrith Panthers is an Australian professional Rugby league football team
In 1992, Lazarus joined the Brisbane Broncos, with whom he would play the the largest portion of his career. The 1992 New South Wales Rugby League premiership was the eighty-fifth season of professional Rugby league football in Australia The Brisbane Broncos are an Australian professional Rugby league club based in the city of Brisbane Queensland. He won two more premierships with them in 1992 and 1993 (both against the St. George Dragons). This is the Brisbane Broncos ' sixth New South Wales Rugby League premiership season The St George Dragons were a team in the National Rugby League competition in Australia This was a remarkable feat of playing in consecutive grand finals for five seasons. In fact, it was only a broken leg suffered during a World Club Challenge match in 1997 that prevented Lazarus from also playing in that year's premiership-winning Brisbane side as well. In 1997, the World Club Challenge was restructured to include 22 clubs from the Australasian and European Super League competitions and was known as the
Lazarus joined the newly established Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League's inaugural season in 1998, and was named as the club's first captain. The Melbourne Storm is a professional Rugby league football club based in the city of Melbourne, Australia 1998 saw the inaugural season of the reunited National Rugby League premiership the 91st season of professional Rugby league football in Australia He went on to win another premiership with the Storm in 1999. 1999 saw the second season of the National Rugby League premiership the 92nd season of professional Rugby league football in Australia Lazarus announced his retirement from the game with five premierships for three different clubs (Canberra 1989-90, Brisbane 1992-93 and Melbourne 1999), a truly unique achievement.
Lazarus played 19 matches for New South Wales in State of Origin between 1989 and 1999, scoring two tries. The New South Wales Rugby League team represents the state of New South Wales annually in the Rugby League State of Origin competition against arch-rivals Queensland State of Origin is an annual best-of-three series of Rugby league matches between the Maroons, representing the state of Queensland, and the Blues A try is the major way of scoring points in Rugby league and Rugby union. He is the equal ninth most capped New South Wales player (with Benny Elias and Michael O'Connor) and, at the time of his retirement, was second only to Paul Harragon as the most capped New South Wales forward in Origin history. Benjamin Elias ( لبني الياس in Arabic) (born November 15, 1963, Tripoli, Lebanon) is a former Rugby league Michael David O'Connor (born 1960 Nowra New South Wales) is a former Australian Rugby league and Rugby union player - a dual international Paul "The Chief" William Harragon OAM (born 12 October, 1968) is an Australian Rugby league identity  He was known for his powerful, relentless charges and in his prime was the first prop chosen for any NSW State of Origin side.
He was selected for the 1990 and 1994 Kangaroo tours, although his appearances in the latter tour were restricted due to injuries. The 1994 Kangaroo Tour was the last played in the conventional format where the Australian side plays a number of matches against British provincial outfits
Opposing Great Britain and New Zealand sides, when quizzed, frequently regard Glenn Lazarus as unmatched as a forward. Great Britain was traditionally one of the major national teams playing Rugby league. The New Zealand national rugby league side represents New Zealand in the sport of Rugby league. It is widely recognised that Lazarus is one of the best props of the modern era.
In 2000, Lazarus was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his contribution to Australia's international standing in the sport of rugby league. The Australian Sports Medal was an award given during 2000 to recognise achievements in Australian sport.  In 2005, the western grandstand of Olympic Park Stadium was named the Glenn Lazarus stand in his honour. Olympic Park Stadium is a multi-purpose outdoor Stadium located in Olympic Boulevard in inner Melbourne. 
For the Storm's tenth year, Lazarus was named captain of the decade.
In February 2008, Lazarus was named in the list of Australia's 100 Greatest Players (1908–2007) which was commissioned by the NRL and ARL to celebrate the code's centenary year in Australia. In late 2007 the Australian Rugby League and National Rugby League commissioned 130 experts to select the 100 best rugby league players in the game's 100-year history in The Australian Rugby League (ARL is the governing body for the Sport of Rugby league in Australia 
|NAME||Lazarus, Glenn Patrick|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Australian rugby league player|
|DATE OF BIRTH||11 December 1965|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia|
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