Adam Thompstone

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Adam Thompstone
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Full name Adam Thompstone
Date of birth (1987-09-04) 4 September 1987 (age 30)
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) [1]
Weight 101 kg (15 st 13 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Current team Leicester Tigers
Youth Career
London Irish
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2012
2012–
London Irish
Leicester Tigers
52
119
(85)
(145)
Correct as of 22 May 2017

Adam Thompstone (born 4 September 1987) is a rugby union player who plays at Wing for Leicester Tigers in the English Aviva Premiership.

Club career[edit]

Thompstone was signed by the London Irish Academy. His debut first-team start was against Worcester Warriors in the EDF Energy Cup in 2008.[1] A serious ankle injury in October 2009 kept him out of the side until January 2011.[2]

Thompstone signed with Leicester Tigers for the 2012–13 season.[3]

Thompstone ended his first season with the Tigers as their top try scorer with 9 in all competitions, including a hat trick on his Premiership debut for the club. He made 22 appearances the following season, scoring 4 tries.

Thompstone made 22 appearances in the 2014/15 season, scoring 5 tries for the club. He started the 2015/16 season making 10 consecutive starts.

In the 2016/17 season, he scored eight tries in thirty games, and was named the Player's Player of the Season [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "London Irish profile". London Irish. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Winger Adam Thompstone looking to make up for lost time". bbc.co.uk. 27 January 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Leicester Tigers set to sign London Irish pair". thisisleicestershire.co.uk. 10 February 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  4. ^ Jones, Paul (2017-07-10). "Leicester Tigers will come back stronger, insists Adam Thompston". leicestermercury. Retrieved 2017-09-12. 

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