Andy Saull

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Andy Saull
Andy Saull 2014 (cropped).jpg
Full name Andrew Saull
Date of birth (1988-09-27) 27 September 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth London
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)[1]
School Bancroft's School
University Birkbeck, University of London
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Yorkshire Carnegie
Youth Career
Woodford RFC
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–2013
2013–2015
2015–2017
Saracens
Newcastle Falcons
Yorkshire Carnegie
108
20
(50)
(25)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003-2004
2006-2007
2008‐2009
2009
England U16
England U18
England U20
England Saxons
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Andy Saull (born 27 September 1988 in London) is a rugby union player who plays at flanker.

Early life[edit]

He was educated at Bancroft's School and Birkbeck, University of London. He formative years were spent playing for Woodford R.F.C. in Redbridge.

Club career[edit]

Saull made his debut for Saracens in an EDF Energy Cup match against Bristol Rugby.[2] He made his first Premiership start on 12 September 2008 against Sale Sharks.[3]

He made his full debut for Saracens in 2007-08 season against Bristol in the EDF Energy Cup. A regular in the team in the 2010/11 title winning season, a leg injury picked up in the final prevented him from joining up with England Saxons that summer.[1] Saull made his 100th appearance for Saracens on 27 December 2011, after replacing the injured Jacques Burger in the squad.[4]

On 18 April 2013, Newcastle Falcons signed Saull to a two-year contract from the 2013-14 season.[5] On 17 April 2015, Saull signs for Yorkshire Carnegie, competing in the RFU Championship on a two-year contract from the 2015-16 season.[6] On 13 June 2017, Saull announces his retirement from professional rugby.[7]

International career[edit]

Saull was a member of the grand slam winning England Under 20 team in 2008,[8] although he missed much of the season with a broken leg.

Saull made his England Saxons debut against Portugal in January 2009.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Andy Saull". Saracens. Archived from the original on 12 June 2012. Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Saracens 45–15 Bristol". BBC. 4 November 2007. Retrieved 13 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Sale 18–15 Saracens". Saracens official site. 12 September 2008. Archived from the original on 3 July 2008. Retrieved 23 September 2008. 
  4. ^ "Harlequins 11-19 Saracens". BBC. 27 December 2011. Retrieved 28 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Newcastle Falcons sign Saracens flanker Any Saull". BBC Sport. 18 April 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie sign England Saxons flanker Andy Saull from Newcastle Falcons". Yorkshire Evening Post. 17 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie flanker Andy Saull announces retirement". Yorkshire Carnegie. 13 June 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2017. 
  8. ^ "England U-20 43–14 Ireland U-20". RTÉ. 14 March 2008. Retrieved 13 August 2009. [permanent dead link]
  9. ^ "England Saxons 66–0 Portugal". BBC. 30 January 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2009. 

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