Defender Rhyan Grant
- Height 176cm
- Weight 79kg
- D.O.B. 26/2/91
- Born Canowindra
Debut: 20/11/2018 v Lebanon
Socceroos Cap Number: 600
Caps (Goals): 14 (0)
Major tournaments: AFC Asian Cup 2019
Current Club: Sydney FC
The Socceroos number four was given a scholarship by the AIS Program after the 17-year-old Canowindra local impressed scouts.
A move to Sydney FC NYL followed as the teenager rose up the ranks to eventually settle at right back as Vitezslav Lavicka's 2009/10 side finished champions.
He scored the equalising goal for the Sky Blues in the 2016/17 A-League Grand Final against Melbourne Victory which they went onto win.
In the 2019/20 season, Grant scored the winning goal for Sydney in the A-League Grand Final against Melbourne City and was awarded the Joe Marston Medal for best on the ground.
Best Socceroos Moment:
The dynamic wing-back emerged as a consistent starter in Graham Arnold's backline during the 2019 Asian Cup campaign in the UAE. Starting and finishing all five matches throughout the tournament highlighted his importance to the future of the Socceroos squad.
Rhyan Grant continues his stature as a cult figure in the A-League. He has surpassed the 10-year mark at current club Sydney FC, making 190 appearances and being crowned a champion on three occasions.
Qualifying World Cup 2022
Six Socceroos named in PFA A-League Team of the Season squad
Six members of the most recent Socceroos squad have been named as members of the Professional Footballers Australia (the PFA)'s annual A-League Team of the Season. The team was announced on Wednesday night as part of the virtual Dolan Warren Awards ceremony, and was calculate
‘An unreal debut’: Rhyan Grant welcomes fellow right-back into the fold
In the midst of a packed qualifying schedule coming up, Socceroos right-back Rhyan Grant has welcomed the competition Fran Karacic has provided within the national team setup. Karacic, who plays for Serie B club Brescia, was outstanding on his international debut as the Soccer
Socceroos matchups to headline weekend of A-League action
With the majority of our Aussies Abroad enjoying a week off, all attention turns to the A-League with a couple of tasty Socceroos match-ups! Check out where our Socceroos in the A-League will be in action - as well as Kenny Dougall in England and Brandon O'Neill in Thailand.
Grant celebrates milestone by firing Sydney past Western United
Socceroos fullback Rhyan Grant marked his 200th A-League appearance by scoring the decisive goal as Sydney FC snapped their winless streak with a 2-0 triumph against ten-man Western United at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium. Grant capped a typically relentless, all-action display by
'He's always been so consistent': How 200-game Grant impressed Jeggo as a teenager
Both James Jeggo and Rhyan Grant made their Socceroos debuts when Australia faced Lebanon in November 2018. However the start of their relationship spans back much further, as opponents at youth level nearly a decade earlier. As the Sydney FC fullback prepares to reach the
Socceroos at Home: Duke's Western Sydney Wanderers homecoming & Grant's unfortunate time in front of goal
Mitchell Duke emerged from quarantine to pull on a Western Sydney Wanderers shirt while Rhyan Grant so nearly snatched the headlines in his first mullet-less public appearance during another entertaining matchweek of A-League action. Here is a wrap of some of the highlights in
'It's very heartbreaking': Rhyan Grant's ACL advice to Sydney FC teammate Zuvela
In the wake of his rapid rise to a Socceroos shirt in recent times, many are quick to forget the difficult position Rhyan Grant found himself in just three years ago. Flashback to 2018, and the Sydney FC fullback was still on the comeback trail from a second serious knee inju
Rhyan Grant cuts mullet and raises over $25,000 for World's Greatest Shave
Socceroos defender Rhyan Grant has taken the clippers to his world-famous mullet, raising over $25,000 for charity in the process. Grant's haircut has gained cult-hero status since he first rocked it back in 2018 and after a few months of weighing up his options, the Sydney F
Socceroos Podcast | Rhyan Grant: Cutting the iconic mullet for a great cause
On the latest episode of The Socceroos Podcast we chat with Socceroo cap #600, Rhyan Grant. To mark the week that he farewells his iconic mullet, the Sydney FC fullback discusses the origins of the haircut, the not-so-original banter he has received as a result and his teammat
The fundraising effort behind Rhyan Grant's decision to farewell his mullet
To all of the Rhyan Grant mullet admirers out there, it's time to say goodbye. ... During the week he is set to chop his locks for charity, Grant joined The Socceroos Podcast to tell some entertaining stories of how fans, teammates and opposition players have reacted to the infam
Rhyan Grant's mullet to be chopped for charity
One of Australian sports' most famous mullets is set for the chop with Socceroo Rhyan Grant taking part in this years' 'World's Greatest Shave' to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation. The man who secured Sydney FC's record breaking fifth A-League Championship by scoring t
'We're very lucky': Rhyan Grant's emotional exchange that put 2020 in perspective
Rhyan Grant had just about established himself as a Socceroos mainstay when COVID-19 stopped him and the national team dead in their tracks. But as he returns for a 13th year with Sydney FC, the right back is refusing to rue the missed opportunities of the twelve months just p