Player Details

Player name: Ben Garcia

Birthdate: 4/5/1993

Club: Catalans Dragons

Grade: NRL

Position: Lock, Second-row, Centre

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

2013 French debut
2014 French test match
2016 French test match

Biography

An Avignon junior and French International, Ben moved to Australia to play for the Wynnum Manly Seagulls in the FOGS Colts Challenge in 2012. After winning their Player of the Year award, he moved into the Broncos NYC squad in 2013. In June of the same year, he moved to the Catalans Dragons mid-season on a two-year contract, making his Super League debut against the Leeds Rhinos. Ben was then called into the French squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup where he made 3 appearances. After playing 42 games for the Catalans, Ben signed a 2-year contract with the Panthers, starting in 2016. He was named in the Panthers’ squad for the 2016 Auckland Nines, scoring a try in their match against the North Queensland Cowboys. After a stint in the NSW Cup, he re-joined the Catalans Dragons in June 2016.

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