Charlie Beech

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Charlie Beech
Full name Charles Beech
Date of birth (1987-07-21) 21 July 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Stevenage, Hertfordshire[citation needed]
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 120 kg (18 st 13 lb; 265 lb) [1]
School Oakham School
Notable relative(s) Ian McGeechan[2] Graham Poll
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Current team Yorkshire Carnegie
Youth Career
1995–2002 Biggleswade Rugby Club
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003–2007
2007–2011
2011–2014
2014–
Northampton Saints
Wasps
Bath Rugby
Yorkshire Carnegie
1
15
17
(0)
(10)
(10)
Correct as of 21 February 2012

Charlie Beech (born 21 July 1987 in Stevenage, England) is a rugby union player for Yorkshire Carnegie in the RFU Championship. He plays as a prop.

Beech represented England at the U19 World Championship in 2006.[3] Beech also represented the England under-20 team in the 2007 Six Nations.[4]

Beech joined the academy of Northampton Saints in 2003,[5] he made one appearance for their senior side, against Rugby Viadana in the European Challenge Cup.[6] After Saints were relegated in the 2006–07 season, Beech signed for London Wasps.[7]

Beech made his competitive debut for Wasps against London Irish, in their first win of the 2007–08 Guinness Premiership.[8] He would have to wait another 13 months before his next appearance,[5] when he scored a match winning try against the Newcastle Falcons.[9] In April 2009, Beech signed a contract.[10]

It was announced on 8 March 2011 that Beech had signed for Bath on a three-year deal.[11] On October 2013, Beech signed for Yorkshire Carnegie on an indefnite loan from the rest of the 2013-14 season.[12] However, he signed a permanent deal with Yorkshire Carnegie, effectively leaving Bath.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Bath Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 24 August 2011. 
  2. ^ McRae, Donald (2009-05-19). "Details on relationship". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  3. ^ "Life's a Beech". RFU. 20 April 2006. Archived from the original on 21 September 2012. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  4. ^ "Wales U20 21–21 England U20". BBC. 2007-03-16. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  5. ^ a b "Wasps profile". London Wasps official site. 2007-10-14. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  6. ^ "Captain Thompson back at hooker and debuts awarded to two Academy players". Northampton Saints official site. 2005-10-20. Retrieved 2010-01-01. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Beech to surf Wasps wave". Sky Sports. 2007-08-01. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  8. ^ "Wasps 28–14 London Irish". BBC. 2007-10-14. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  9. ^ "Newcastle 17–23 Wasps". BBC. 2008-11-28. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  10. ^ "Beech and Veale sign Wasps deals". BBC. 2009-04-27. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  11. ^ "Young Stars commit future to Bath Rugby". Archived from the original on 11 March 2011. 
  12. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie sign Bath prop Charlie Beech on loan". Sky Sports. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 
  13. ^ "Charlie Beech signs permanent deal to leave Bath for Yorkshire Carnegie". Bath Chronicle. Retrieved 1 April 2014. 

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