Craig Gower (born 29 April 1978) is an Australian-Italian professional rugby footballer for the London Broncos of Super League. He is a dual-code rugby international, having played rugby league for Australia, and rugby union for Italy. He played rugby union for French Top 14 side Bayonne but returned to play rugby league with the London Broncos for the 2012 season. He is eligible to play international rugby union for Italy due to an Italian grandfather, and made his debut against Australia in Canberra on 13 June 2009 in the first Test of Italy's tour to Australia and New Zealand.
He previously played rugby league for the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League, and captained the team to premiership victory in the 2003 NRL season. He represented New South Wales and Australia in rugby league, captaining Australia in 2005.
On August 10 2011 it was confirmed that Gower would be returning to Rugby League playing with the English Super League London Broncos for 2 seasons.
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