Over the years Fletcher would gain 13 caps for the Australian national side and also play 14 games for New South Wales in the State of Origin matches.One of the highlights of Fletcher's Sydney Roosters career was his appearance at second-row forward in the 2000 NRL Grand Final, their first in 20 years.Fletcher has begun pre season training with Wigan for the 2007 season, and played in the club's first friendly over the weekend against Huddersfield Giants in which Wigan lost 24–22.At the end of the 2007 Super League season, Bryan Fletcher retired from competitive rugby league.A New South Wales State of Origin and Australian international representative forward, he played club football with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, Wigan Warriors, Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and North Queensland Cowboys.In 1995 Roberts became the first high-profile Australian sports person and first rugby footballer in the world to come out to the public as gay.Fletcher left the Roosters and moved to perennial strugglers the South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2003.Fletcher was soon installed as the club's captain after signing due to his playing pedigree.
He started his top-level career at the Sydney Roosters in the second row in the 1997 ARL season.
It turned out to be the turning point in the Rabbitohs' season, with Ashley Harrison taking the captaincy from him and the Rabbitohs winning most of their matches under him in a late season surge which saw them avoid a third consecutive wooden spoon.
He later apologised for the event, saying: "I apologise unreservedly for comments that I made to Dean Widders in yesterday's game.
In 2003 he won the George Piggins Medal as the club's best and fairest player of the season.
The Rabbitohs' captaincy was stripped from him after an altercation on the pitch with Parramatta Eels player Dean Widders in which Fletcher made a racially based comment towards Widders.