Wendell Sailor

Elite rugby league and rugby union great.


He talks the talk, now he’s walking the walk. Wendell Sailor is a larger than life character who is never far from the headlines, just ask him, he’ll tell you himself!

“The most charismatic personality in Australian sport…”

Wendell is one of the highest profile and most charismatic athletes Australia. His ability to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds is a very special quality. In the corporate arena Wendell provides that something special, always professional yet never a dull moment!

Previous experience

State of Origin: Wendell Sailor is an exceptional athlete who is revered as one of rugby league’s greatest ever wingers. In a league career spanning nine seasons with the Brisbane Broncos, Wendell crossed for a phenomenal 126 tries in 209 club games, and represented Queensland in 17 State of Origin matches and Australia in 21 internationals. In 2007 he was named one of the 20 best Broncos’ players of the club’s 20 year history.

World Cup: Wendell’s switch to rugby union in October 2001 attracted a blaze of publicity but his playing performances lived up to the hype, as he proved a key strike weapon for the Queensland Reds and the Wallabies, scoring the first try of the 2003 Rugby World Cup and playing in the final.

NRL: Wendell return to the NRL in 2009, winning the minor premiership with the St. George Illawarra Dragons, before announcing his retirement later that year.