Charlie Beech

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Charlie Beech
Full name Charles Beech
Date of birth (1987-07-21) July 21, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Stevenage, Hertfordshire[citation needed]
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 120 kg (18 st 13 lb) [1]
School Oakham School
Notable relative(s) Ian McGeechan[2] Graham Poll
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Yorkshire Carnegie
Playing career
Position Prop
Youth clubs
Biggleswade Rugby Club
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Northampton Saints
Bath Rugby
Yorkshire Carnegie

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]


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Bath Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. 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. 2006-04-20. 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". 
  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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