David Mills (rugby league)

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David Mills
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Personal information
Nickname The Beast
Born (1981-06-01) June 1, 1981 (age 33)
Widnes, England
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.97 m)
Weight 18 st 9 lb (118 kg)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2002–05 Widnes 93 8 0 0 32
2006–07 Harlequins RL 44 2 0 0 8
2008–09 Hull Kingston Rovers 36 2 0 0 8
2010 Harlequins RL 14 0 0 0 0
2011 Leigh Centurions
2012– Swinton Lions
Total 187 12 0 0 48
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2003–0? Wales
Lancashire

David Mills (born 1 June 1981 in Widnes) is an English professional rugby league footballer for Swinton in the Championship as of autumn 2011. He previously played for Hull Kingston Rovers, and Widnes. He is also a Wales international representative. David Mills' usual position is as a prop-forward.

David is the son of 'Big' Jim Mills, a former Widnes, Wales and Great Britain player. David Mills has previously played for his hometown club Widnes.

He joined Hull Kingston Rovers for the 2008 season after they avoided relegation in 2007's Super League XII.[1][2]

He has been named as captain of the Wales squad to face England at the Keepmoat Stadium prior to England's departure for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[3]

Crusaders and Castleford are interested in signing Mills due to Hull Kingston Rovers looking to release him to make way for Joel Clinton[4] however he has joined newly formed Welsh club South Wales Scorpions.[5]

On 14 May 2010, he returned to Harlequins in a one-month loan agreement.[6]

Mills spent the 2011 season with Leigh Centurions, winning the 2011 Northern Rail Cup in the process before signing for Swinton Lions ahead of the 2012 season.

Super League tries[edit]

Scores and results list David's try tally first.[7]
Date Venue Opponent Result Tournament Scored
29 April 2002 Headingley Leeds 10-14 Super League 1
4 June 2002 Halton Stadium Castleford 26-20 Super League 1
9 June 2002 The Shay Halifax 10-28 Super League 1
11 August 2002 KC Stadium Hull 30-18 Super League 1
23 March 2003 KC Stadium Hull 38-18 Super League 1
22 February 2004 The Willows Salford 24-12 Super League 1
19 March 2004 Knowsley Road St Helens 38-20 Super League 1
8 August 2004 Halton Stadium London Broncos 24-38 Super League 1
17 April 2006 JJB Stadium Wigan 18-30 Super League 1
29 April 2006 Twickenham Stoop Huddersfield 22-16 Super League 1
25 April 2008 Craven Park Leeds 22-36 Super League 1

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