Will Genia

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Rugby player born in Papua New Guinea; became a scrum-half for the Queensland Reds and the Australian national team.

Before Fame

He was introduced to rugby at age 12 after his family moved from their native Papau New Guinea to Australia.


He won a People's Choice award as a Reds fan favorite in 2010.

Family Life

His father, Kilroy Genia, worked in the Papau New Guinean government.

Associated With

He captained the Reds in 2010 after the previous captain, James Horwill, went down with an injury.