Leroy Houston

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Leroy Houston
Personal information
Full name Leroy Houston
Date of birth (1986-11-10) 10 November 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Levin, New Zealand
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 117 kg (18 st 6 lb)
School(s) attended Asquith Boys High School
Youth clubs
Years Club
Beecroft
Youth representative teams
Years Team Apps (points)
2007
2006
Australia U-21
Australia U-19
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
2007
2011–12
2012–13
2013–
Ballymore Tornadoes
Bordeaux
Colomiers
Bath Rugby
7 (5)
19 (0)
18 (5)
19 (15)
Super Rugby
Super Rugby
2005–06
2008–11
Waratahs
Queensland Reds

46 (10)
Representative teams
2010– Australia A
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.

Leroy Houston, (born 10 November 1986 in Levin) grew up in Shannon, New Zealand. Houston who plays for Bath Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. He played for the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby and previously played in France, in the Pro D2 for US Colomiers, after playing for Union Bordeaux Bègles in the Top 14.

Career[edit]

Born in New Zealand, Houston's family moved to Australia in 2000. Houston was educated at Asquith Boys High School in Sydney. Houston originally played for the New South Wales Waratahs from 2005 where he was picked to tour with the Wallabies, he also played for Australia A before playing a Super 14 game.

Houston took time off from rugby in 2007 and eventually decided to sign with the Queensland Reds for the 2008 Super 14 season,[1] receiving the Rookie of the Year Award. Houston made his debut for Queensland in a pre-season trial against his old club the Waratahs.

In February 2013, it was announced that Houston would join English Premiership side Bath Rugby from US Colomiers for the 2013/14 season.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Reds sign Houston". Television New Zealand. 2 May 2007. Retrieved 14 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "BBC Bath Sign Leroy Houston". 

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