After playing with Auckland in the club’s debut season in the ARL he had a nomadic career in England with Halifax, Huddersfield, Wakefield Trinity, Doncaster and Salford. He was a member of the Salford team that won the First Division grand final in 2003.
1995 - Played for Auckland Warriors...
halifax blue sox
huntlyhuntly south chargers
new zealand maoris
salford city reds
Educated at Foxton Beach School and Manawatu College, Packer originally played rugby union from a young age for the junior Foxton rugby club and also for a junior Marist club in Nelson.
Packer also played in the Foxton Rugby League Under 14s side at the age of nine years in a curtain raiser...