Dyldam Parramatta Eels hooker and utility, Isaac De Gois, is celebrating his 200th NRL game tonight when the Blue and Gold take on the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium for their Round 23 clash.
We caught up with Isaac’s partner Renee to chat about his upcoming milestone and more. Click play on the video above.
De Gois is from Portuguese decent, born in Sydney’s west and supporting the Eels from a young age. He played his junior football at All Saints Catholic College in Liverpool.
De Gois’s first grade career started in 2006 where he debuted for the Wests Tigers in Round 3 against the New Zealand Warriors and was with the club for one season before moving to the Cronulla Sharks, playing 50 games. Mid 2008, De Gois announced that he would play the next three years at the Newcastle Knights under Brian Smith before returning to the Sharks in 2012.
De Gois joined the Parramatta Eels in June of 2014 and played his first game for the club against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in Round 14.
At 30 years of age, the experienced De Gois is a popular member of the who has become a leader during his time at the club.
In 2005, De Gois represented his country when he made the Portuguese National team in their game against Fiji.
De Gois will be supported by partner Renee, daughter Lilah and extended family and friends on Saturday night when he runs out for his 200th first grade game