Warren Spragg

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Warren Spragg
Date of birth 1982-11-01
Place of birth Manchester, England
Height 183 cm
Weight 86 kg
School Kirkham Grammar School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing, Fullback
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002-2003
2003-2004
2004-2006
2006-2008
2008-2012
2012-
Sale Sharks
Wakefield
Orrell
Calvisano
Petrarca
Fylde
1
 
 
29
63
 
0
 
 
45
105
 
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006 Italy 1 (0)

Warren Spragg (born 1 November 1982 in Manchester) is an English-born Italian Rugby Union international. He is a versatile back and goalkicker.

Education[edit]

Warren Spragg was educated at Audenshaw School, he then went on to Kirkham Grammar School. He played for the school rugby union first XV in 1999/00 and 2000/01 when the school side went unbeaten.[1]

Clubs[edit]

He started his career at Aldwinians RUFC before moving to Sale Sharks where he made his Guinness Premiership debut. He also helped Sale Sharks win the Melrose Sevens and Caldy 7s tournaments in 2003.

He then moved to Wakefield RFC where he won the 2003/04 Eva Orbell Trophy for best newcomer. On Wakefield's demise he moved to Orrell R.U.F.C..

He currently plays for Petrarca Padova Rugby in the National Championship of Excellence.

Representative honours[edit]

While at Kirkham Grammar School, Warren was a member of the England Schools 18 group team that toured Australia and New Zealand in 2001. He scored a try in the England victory over the Australia Schoolboys.[2]

He then represented the England under 21's in the 2002-03 U21 Six Nations Championship.

In the summer of 2004, he was a member of the England Counties XV squad that toured Canada.

In November 2006, he made his debut for Italy for whom he qualifies through an Italian grandmother. He has also represented Italy in the IRB Sevens World Series in 2007.

He also played for Lancashire when they won the County Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schools Rugby Team Fixture List
  2. ^ Rugby.Com.Au | England Schoolboys Defeat Australians