Andy Coley

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Andy Coley
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Personal information
Full name Andrew Coley
Born (1978-07-07) 7 July 1978 (age 36)
Warrington, Cheshire, England
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 104 kg (16 st 5 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2001–07 Salford City Reds 191 34 0 0 136
2008–11 Wigan Warriors 215 13 0 0 52
Total 406 47 0 0 188
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004 England 1 1 0 0 4
2007 Great Britain 1 0 0 0 0
Lancashire
As of 21 April 2009
Source: Rugby League Project

Andy Coley (born 7 July 1978 in Warrington) is an English retired professional rugby league footballer of the 2000s and 2010s. A Great Britain and England international representative forward, he played in super League for English clubs Salford City Reds and Wigan Warriors.

Biography[edit]

Andy was born in Warrington, and signed for Swinton Lions.

Playing career[edit]

Salford City Reds[edit]

In 2001, Coley signed for Salford City Reds as a Second-row prior to the 2001 season, but has since moved up into the front row. Coley agreed a deal to join Wigan Warriors in September 2007 from Salford City Reds who were relegated in the 2007 Super League season.

Coley represented Lancashire and scored a hat trick of tries on his England debut against Russia, during England’s victorious European Nations Cup campaign in 2004.

In June 2007 Coley was called up to the Great Britain squad for the Test match against France [2]

Wigan Warriors[edit]

Coley was first team prop at the Wigan Warriors since his arrival. He went on to win the Super League in 2010. Coley played for Wigan in the 2011 Challenge Cup Final at prop forward, helping defeat Leeds 28-18.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wigan Warriiors Player Profile Andy Coley". web page. wiganwarriors.com. Retrieved 16 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Eight new faces in Lions squad". BBC. 2007-06-12. Archived from the original on 26 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-12. 

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