Ben Evans (rugby league)

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Ben Evans
Personal information
Born (1992-10-30) October 30, 1992 (age 21)
Bridgend, Wales
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011– Warrington Wolves 18 2 0 0 8
2013 Bradford Bulls (Loan) 17 1 0 0 4
Total 35 3 0 0 12
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–13 Wales 4 1 0 0 4
As of 22 June 2014
Source: RLP

Ben Evans (born 30 October 1992 in Bridgend, Wales) is a Welsh professional rugby league player for Warrington Wolves in the Super League. He primarily plays second-row and prop. He is the twin brother of Warrington centre Rhys Evans.

Warrington Wolves[edit]

Ben signed for Warrington Wolves alongside his twin brother Rhys Evans and progressed through the youth system, appearing for the first-team in several pre-season friendlies but never in a competitive match.

2014

Evans featured in Round 1 (St Helens RLFC) to Round 5 (Salford Red Devils). He then featured in Round 7 (Huddersfield Giants) and then in Round 9 (Widnes Vikings) to Round 17 (Salford Red Devils). Evans featured in Round 4 (Hull KR) to the Quarter Final (Bradford Bulls) in the Challenge Cup. He scored against Hull FC (1 try) and Hull KR (1 try).

Bradford Bulls[edit]

In 2013 he was offered the chance to go to another Super League side on loan, the Bradford Bulls. Ben signed a 1 year loan deal with the Bulls before pre-season started in time for the 2013 season. However, his debut was delayed as a hip injury ruled him out for the start of the season. He left at the end of the season to return to his parent club Warrington Wolves where he has played this season repeatedly and scored 1 try.[1]

International career[edit]

Having represented Wales at youth level, in 2012 Ben was called up by the senior squad to play in the 2012 Autumn International Series. He made his international debut in a 20-6 loss to France, and made a further appearance against England that year. He made his international debut before making a first-team appearance at club level.

He was selected in Wales 2013 Rugby League World Cup squad. He featured in the 32-16 loss to Italy and in the 16-24 loss to the United States. He scored against Italy (1 try).

Statistics[edit]

Season Appearances Tries Goals F/G Points
2013 Bradford Bulls 17 1 0 0 4
2014 Warrington Wolves 18 2 0 0 8
Total 35 3 0 0 12

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