Sonny Parker (rugby union)

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Sonny Parker
Personal information
Full name Sonny Toi Parker
Date of birth (1977-08-27) 27 August 1977 (age 37)
Place of birth Thames, New Zealand
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 16 st 3 lb (103 kg)
School(s) attended Sacred Heart's College, Auckland
Club information
Position(s) Centre
Current club London Welsh
Youth clubs
Years Club
New Zealand Maori Colts
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)

Arix Viadana
Pontypridd RFC
Celtic Warriors
London Welsh

74 (95)
Representative teams**
2002-2008 Wales 31 (30)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.
** Representative team caps and points correct
as of 11 September 2010.

Sonny Toi Parker (born 27 August 1977 in Thames, New Zealand) is a Welsh rugby union footballer who plays for the Wales national rugby union team, he played for Pontypridd and the Celtic Warriors, before moving to the Ospreys when the Warriors region collapsed. He has 21 Wales caps as of 24 December 2006. He retired from Wales because of the demands of international rugby at the end of 2005 but was brought back by Gareth Jenkins for the 2006 Autumn internationals, and was subsequently selected in Wales' 2007 World Cup squad. In 2012, it was confirmed that he was leaving Ospreys for newly promoted English side London Welsh [1][2]


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