Ben Flower

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Ben Flower
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Personal information
Born (1987-10-19) 19 October 1987 (age 26)
Cardiff, Wales
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row, Loose forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–11 Crusaders 53 3 0 0 12
2010 South Wales Scorpions (loan) 4 1 0 0 4
2011– Wigan 47 7 0 0 28
Total 104 11 0 0 44
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–13 Wales 16 1 0 0 4
As of 9 February 2014
Source: RLP

Ben Flower (born 19 October 1987, Cardiff) is a Wales international rugby league player for Wigan and the Wales national rugby league team. He previously played for Crusaders. He started his career at loose forward/second row before moving mainly to prop when he joined Wigan.

An under-17 international when at Cardiff Demons, Flower also played for Wales in rugby union at under 18, under 19 and under 20 level. Signed by the Crusaders from Welsh Premiership rugby union side, Bedwas RFC, he has also turned out regional side Newport Gwent Dragons.

Flower progressed as a rugby league player throughout 2007 starting in Crusaders Colts before becoming a regular in the first team and winning his first full Welsh cap in 2008. He made his Wales debut against England while at Celtic Crusaders in 2008.[2] He scored his first international try in a match against Scotland.

He represented Wales in the 2010 European Cup and the 2011 Rugby League Four Nations, and was named in the squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crusaders Rugby League". web page. Crusaders Rugby League Club. Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Crusaders dominate Wales' squad". BBC. 3 October 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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