Of Māori descent specifically the Ngāti Ākarana Iwi (tribe), Beale was born in Brisbane, Queensland. He played his junior rugby league for Logan Brothers before signed professionally for the Brisbane Broncos. Beale is a cousin of All Black great Zinzan Brooke.
Beale played for the Brisbane...
[Signing] Beale confirmed for three years
Richard Becht | Image: www.photosport.nz
Fri 8th September, 05:58PM
With the contract signed only today, the Vodafone Warriors have been able to confirm Kiwi and Cronulla utility Gerard Beale will join the club on a three-year deal from next season...