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Greg Bird (born 2 October 1984) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Gold Coast Titans of the National Rugby League. An Australian international and New South Wales State of Origin representative lock or second-row forward, Bird previously played for the NRL's Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, and the Catalans Dragons of Super League.
Born in Newcastle, New South Wales, Bird played junior football for the Maitland Pumpkin Pickers before being signed by the Newcastle Knights. He played for the Knights' Harold Matthews and SG Ball teams before being signed by the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks. In 2001, while playing for Rutherford Technology High School, Bird was selected for the Australian Schoolboys team team and captained the side.