Gareth Stephens

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Gareth Stephens
Personal information
Born (1974-04-15) 15 April 1974 (age 40)
Playing information
Position Scrum-half
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1991–94 Leeds
1994–96 Castleford 24 1 0 0 4
1996–97 Hull
1997–99 Sheffield Eagles
2000 Halifax Blue Sox
York Wasps
Total 24 1 0 0 4
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1993 Great Britain U-21 3
1995–98 Wales 4 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org

Gareth Stephens (born 15 April 1974) is a former rugby league footballer, playing at club level for Leeds, Castleford Tigers, Hull and Sheffield Eagles, and at representative level for Great Britain U-21 and Wales, as a Stand-off/Five-eighth, or Scrum-half/Halfback.

Career[edit]

Stephens started his career at Leeds, making his debut in September 1991.[1] He was signed by Castleford in July 1994.[2] He went on to play for Hull, Sheffield Eagles, Halifax Blue Sox and York Wasps.[3][4]

International honours[edit]

Stephens won four caps for Wales between 1995 and 1998, and played at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Stephens is the son of former Great Britain rugby league international, Gary Stephens.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whalley, John (23 September 1991). "Rugby League: Saints keep unbeaten run". The Daily Telegraph (London). p. 39. 
  2. ^ Fitzpatrick, Paul (12 July 1994). "Castleford invest in future by signing Stephens and Goddard". The Guardian (London). p. 15. 
  3. ^ "Extended Shay Stay For Gareth". Halifax Courier. 8 March 2000. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Backs to the future". Telegraph & Argus. Newsquest Media Group. 26 August 2000. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Robinson, John (9 February 1997). "RL bid to keep Lydon at `home'". The People. London. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 

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