Richie Rees

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Richie Rees
Full name Richard Scott Rees
Date of birth (1983-05-21) 21 May 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Swansea, Wales
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
School Olchfa School
Swansea College
University UWIC
Cardiff University
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Scrum Half
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Dunvant RFC & Swansea RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2004–2006
2006–2007
2007–2012
2012–2013
2013-
Ospreys
London Irish
Cardiff Blues
Edinburgh
Newport Gwent Dragons
16
19
100
23
27
(10)
(10)
(30)
(0)
(15)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010– Wales U-21's
Wales

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Richie Rees (born 21 May 1983) is a Wales international professional rugby union player who plays for Newport Gwent Dragons. He plays as a Scrum Half.

Club[edit]

Rees started his rugby career at Dunvant RFC. He then played for the Ospreys regional team in Wales for two years, winning the Magners League in the 04/05 season. He then joined London Irish. In 2007 he returned to Wales when he signed for the Cardiff Blues going on to win the EDF Energy Cup in the 08/09 season and the Amlin Challenge Cup in 09/10. Rees gained his one hundredth cap for the Cardiff Blues, playing against the Scarlets at Parc Y Scarlets on 5 May 2012. In March 2012, Rees announced that he was leaving the Cardiff Blues for Edinburgh Rugby. On March 2013 it was announced Rees would join Newport Gwent Dragons on a 2 year deal for the 2013-14 season.[1]

International[edit]

On 18 January 2010 he was named in the 35 man Wales national Squad for the 2010 Six Nations tournament.[2] Rees made his international debut against England on 6 February 2010 as a second half replacement and scored his first International try versus Australia in the 2010 Autumn series.

Rees made his debut for the Barbarians versus Ireland on 29 May 2012, one week later he went on score versus his home nation of Wales on 2 June 2012.

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