Anthony Blackwood

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Anthony Blackwood
Anthony Blackwood.jpg
Personal information
Born (1982-09-13) 13 September 1982 (age 33)
Wales
Height 6 ft 3 ins (1.91 m)
Weight 15 st 0 lb (95 kg)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
20?? Halifax
2007–10 Crusaders 68 30 0 0 120
Total 68 30 0 0 120
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–08 Wales

Anthony Blackwood (born 13 September 1982 in Wales) is a professional rugby league player who currently plays for the Crusaders in the Super League and the South Wales Scorpions in the Championship 1.[1] He has previously represented his country and plays at centre or on the wing.

Playing career[edit]

Formerly a back-row player, Blackwood signed for Crusaders in 2007 from Halifax.[2] He is a former Leigh Centurions academy captain.

International honours[edit]

Blackwood made his Wales debut against Scotland in 2005, winning caps for Wales while at Halifax, and Celtic Crusaders 2005…present 7(6?)-caps 3-tries 12-points.[3]

A regular and one of the most committed Welsh internationals, Anthony joined the Crusaders from Halifax at the start of last season following an impressive record with the Yorkshire-side. He continued to impress at the Crusaders in both the 2007 and 2008 season scoring 14 tries in year one followed by 11 in 2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.rleague.com/db/article.php?id=35406
  2. ^ "Crusaders sign centre Blackwood". BBC News. 17 October 2006. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 1 January 2009.