Aled Thomas

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Aled Thomas
Personal information
Full name Aled Thomas
Date of birth (1985-01-02) 2 January 1985 (age 30)
Place of birth Bancyfelin, Wales
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 90 kg (14 st; 200 lb)
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
Newport Gwent Dragons
London Welsh
Gloucester Rugby
Representative teams
2015 Barbarians
Sevens National teams
2009–2015 Wales
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.

Aled Thomas (born 2 January 1985) is a Welsh rugby union player. A fly-half, who plays for Gloucester in the Aviva Premiership.

Aled Thomas first joined the Scarlets in 2004, making his first appearance in the Celtic League match against Ulster in Ravenhill. Following spells playing for Newport Gwent Dragons and London Welsh, He signed for the Scarlets as cover for the 2011 Rugby World Cup .

Thomas has represented Wales at all Junior age group levels and at Sevens level. On 7 March 2009, Thomas was part of the squad that won the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens, scoring the winning try in the final against Argentina.

On 24 March 2014, Thomas has signed a two year deal to play for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership for the 2014-15 season.[1]

On 13 February 2015, Thomas made a surprise return to the Wales Sevens squad to take part in the 2015 USA Sevens held in Las Vegas, as part of the 2014–15 Sevens World Series.[2]

After one season with Gloucester, Thomas was granted his early release to rejoin his home region Scarlets in Wales from the 2015-16 season.[3]

On 22 April 2015, Thomas was selected for the Barbarians, as they defeated Scottish club Heriot RFC 97-13 in a friendly match, as part of their 125th Anniversary Special for both clubs.[4]

Aled Thomas
Medal record
Rugby Sevens
Competitor for  Wales
Rugby World Cup Sevens
Gold medal – first place Dubai 2009


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