Callum Phillips

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Callum Phillips
Personal information
Born (1992-02-19) 19 February 1992 (age 27)
Whitehaven, England
Playing information
PositionScrum-half, Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–17 Workington Town 112 21 1 0 86
2018– Whitehaven 28 8 0 0 32
Total 140 29 1 0 118
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014–17 Scotland 7 1 0 0 4
As of 19 February 2018
Source: [1][2]

Callum Phillips is a Scotland international rugby league footballer who plays as a hooker or scrum-half for Whitehaven in Betfred League 1.

Background[edit]

Phillips was born in Whitehaven, Cumbria, England.

Club career[edit]

Born in Whitehaven,[3] Phillips started his career as an amateur playing for Seaton. He was named Gillette National Youth League player of the year in 2010.[4] In November 2012, he signed a professional contract with Workington Town.[5]

He played for Workington Town in Kingstone Press League 1.

Representative career[edit]

As an amateur, Phillips played for England Community Lions under-18s. He is eligible to play for Scotland through his grandparents, and was called up to their squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup following the withdrawal of Gareth Moore due to injury.[6]

In October 2014, Callum was again selected for Scotland but this time he managed to escape injury and play in the 2014 European Cup tournament. He made his International début in the tournament's opening game against Wales. He also managed to score his first International try.

References[edit]

  1. ^ loverugbyleague
  2. ^ RLP
  3. ^ "World Cup 'home' game in county players' sights". News & Star. CN Group. 24 May 2013. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
  4. ^ "Phillips takes Youth League Award". The Rugby Football League. 29 July 2010. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Cumbrian half-back pens pro deal with Workington Town". Hexham Courant. CN Group. 16 November 2012. Archived from the original on 2013-11-06. Retrieved 2 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Half-back Callum Phillips added to Scotland squad for World Cup". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 14 October 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2013.

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