Ashley Gibson

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Ashley Gibson
Ashley Gibson Leeds.jpg
Personal information
Full name Ashley Gibson
Born (1986-09-25) 25 September 1986 (age 31)
Leeds
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 14 st 5 lb (91 kg)[1]
Playing information
Position Wing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–09 Leeds Rhinos 35 11 4 0 52
2010–13 Salford City Reds 87 43 0 0 172
2014–15 Castleford Tigers 28 11 0 0 44
2016–17 Wakefield Trinity 12 5 0 0 24
2017– Bradford Bulls 17 5 0 0 20
Total 179 75 4 0 312
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2006 England A 3 2 0 0 8
As of 17 June 2018
Source: [2][3][4]

Ashley Gibson is a professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Bradford Bulls in Betfred League 1.[2][3][4][5]

He has previously spent time with Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 1370) in Super League, having previously played for Leeds Rhinos, Salford City Reds, and Castleford Tigers. He is primarily a wing but can also play at centre. He is also known to kick goals. He played only 29 times for Leeds over four years, despite scoring a hat-trick in his début, a 74-0 win against Leigh. A combination of limited first team opportunity and injury halting his chances in the first team. He signed for Salford City Reds at the end of 2009's Super League XIV. As a youth he played for Stanningley Rangers. He gained national honours with England "A", winning the Federation Shield.[5]

Bradford Bulls[edit]

RFL Championship side Bradford Bulls signed Gibson in June 2017 on a year and a half deal.[6]

2017 - 2017 Season

He featured in Round 20 (Halifax) to Round 21 (Hull Kingston Rovers).

2018 - 2018 Season

Ashley featured in the pre-season friendlies against Halifax, Sheffield Eagles, and Toronto Wolfpack.

Gibson featured in Round 1 (York City Knights) to Round 5 (Oldham) then in Round 7 (Coventry Bears) to Round 13 (Whitehaven R.L.F.C.). Gibson also played in the 2018 Challenge Cup in Round 3 (West Wales Raiders) to Round 5 (Warrington Wolves). He scored against York City Knights (1 try), West Wales Raiders (2 tries), Coventry Bears (1 try) and London Skolars (1 try).

Statistics do not include pre-season friendlies.

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2017 Bradford Bulls 2 0 0 0 0
2018 Bradford Bulls 15 5 0 0 20
Total 17 5 0 0 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Castleford Tigers 1st Team Ashley Gibson". Official Castleford Tigers web site. Castleford Tigers Rugby League Football Club Ltd. 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Profile at loverugbyleague.com". loverugbyleague.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  4. ^ a b "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl.co.uk. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018. 
  5. ^ a b "Ashley Gibson Profile". rleague.com. 2010-01-25. Archived from the original on 6 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  6. ^ "Bradford Bulls sign Wakefield Trinity centre". The Yorkshire Post. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2018. 

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