Phil Thiel

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Phillip Thiel
Full name Phillip Thiel
Date of birth (1984-10-29) October 29, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Traverse City, Michigan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 113 kg (249 lb; 17 st 11 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop, Hooker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Life University
Traverse Bay Blues RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)

2014
Cinderford
Saracens
9
0
10
(0)
correct as of 1 Sep 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009-present United States 26 (5)
correct as of 23 November 2014.

Phillip Thiel (born 29 October 1984), is an American rugby union who currently plays for Life University#Men.27s_Senior_Rugby in the American Rugby Premiership as a hooker and prop. He was selected to tour with the United States national rugby union team, the Eagles, for the Autumn 2010 tour of Europe and most recently for the 2015 Rugby World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and the Eagles' 2014 End of Year Tour of Europe. His debut with the Eagles was in November 2009 against Uruguay. He has 25 caps for the USA, including 3 in the 2011 Rugby World Cup.


After taking nearly 18 months off, Thiel returned to play for Life University for the 2013 Division 1 and Elite Cup Series[1] and was selected to represent Life University rugby at the Rugby Showdown against the Golden Lions as a member of the North American All-Stars before the event was canceled.[2] Thiel co-captained the USA Eagles Select team at the 2013 Americas Rugby Championship [3] where the Eagles finished second.[4] In August 2014 Thiel signed a short-term deal with Saracens.[5]


References[edit]

http://rugbymag.com/international-news/7560-north-american-all-stars-named.html http://rugbymag.com/super-league-/7589-life-big-over-boston-in-elite-cup-opener.html

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