2 May 1980 |
Ulverston, Cumbria, England
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||107 kg (16 st 12 lb) |
|As of 18 April 2010|
|Source: Rugby League Project|
Oliver Wilkes, (born 2 May 1980 in Ulverston, Cumbria) is an English born Scottish professional rugby league footballer for the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats club of Super League. A Scotland international representative forward, he has played for Sheffield, Huddersfield, Keighley, Leigh, Whitehaven, Wigan, Widnes, Wakefield Trinity Wildcats where he played all games but one due to a training injury, and Harlequins.
Wilkes was a consistent feature within the 2009 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats squad and they managed to secure a fifth place finish within the Engage Super League reaching the play-offs.
He was named to the Scotland training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup and was named to the full Scotland squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup. He scored the winning try over Fiji in Scotland's first ever World Cup win.
Wilkes has won caps for Scotland while at Keighley Cougars, Leigh Centurions, Widnes Vikings, and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 2003…present 7-caps + 1-cap (sub).
Wilkes is the current leader of consecutive appearances in Super League.
- "Harlequins Rugby League". web page. Harlequins Rugby League. 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
- "Oliver Wilkes". Widnes. 2007-07-20. Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
- "Player Stats". Widnes. 2007-07-20. Archived from the original on 2007-06-21. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
- "Henderson trio in Scots cup squad". BBC. 2008-08-29. Retrieved 2008-10-03.
- "Logan back in Scotland cup squad". BBC. 2008-10-08. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
- Harlequins profile
- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats profile
- Widnes Profile
- Wigan Profile
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org