Throughout these years he maintained his strong affection for Rugby League as a Captain/Coach to various “A” grade teams in the South-Sydney Competition where he came into contact with many Polynesian team mates.
It was in 1999 that he discovered his fascination for the Pacific Islands when he project managed the renovation of a Hotel in Tonga. Bred from a long line of Australian story tellers, it was his interest in human history and his love of the Polynesian people that brought him to complete his first Novel “Lords of the Pacific” in 2008.
Today Grant is a highly sought after Personal Trainer specialising in weight loss through strength training, sports specific coaching and running/boxing. He is coach to the Maroubra Lions Rugby League “A” grade team and a novelist. He has completed four novels to date.