Alex Gray (rugby union)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alex Gray
Date of birth (1991-05-01) 1 May 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Bishop Auckland, England
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb) [1]
School Barnard Castle School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Number 8
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011–2013 London Irish

Alex Gray (born 1 May 1991) is a professional rugby union player for London Irish. The former Barnard Castle and Newcastle Falcons Schoolboy has captained England to Grand Slams at both Under-16s and 18s levels, making his Under-18s debut three years young when they toured Australia in 2007. He then skippered the Under-18s through a clean sweep in the 2008 Home Nations tournament, before leading them to six wins from six on their summer tour to Argentina. 2009 saw more success at age group level as he led England 18s again, before signing a two-year first team contract at the age of just 17. His primary position is number eight, but he can also play openside flanker. Announcement he will be joining London Irish on 8 Aug 2011. Gray now plays number 12, for the England Rugby Sevens squad.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Newcastle Falcons". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 17 September 2011. 

External links[edit]