Charlie Sharples

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Charlie Sharples
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Date of birth (1989-08-17) 17 August 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Hong Kong
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 93 kg (14 st 9 lb) [1]
School St Peter's High School, Gloucester & Wycliffe College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
Moseley (D-R)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
England Saxons



Charlie Sharples (born 17 August 1989) is an English rugby union footballer, currently playing in the Aviva Premiership for Gloucester. He plays as a wing.

Sharples was born in Hong Kong. As a former Gloucestershire district athlete, Sharples ran a time of 11.30 seconds over the 100m distance at the age of 17. He also ran 40m in a time of 4.82 seconds at the England RWC training camp in 2011, the fastest time recorded in the England squad.[2] He made his début for Gloucester during the 2007/08 season coming on as a substitute against London Irish at Kingsholm. He made his first start for Gloucester against Sale Sharks at Edgeley Park.[3]

Sharples was dual registered with Moseley for both the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons. Sharples scored 18 tries in the 2010/11 season including four tries against the Newport-Gwent Dragons, and made his England debut against Wales in a World Cup warm-up match on 6 August.


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Gloucester Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Rugby World Cup 2011: Charlie Sharples is making rapid strides for England". web page. Telegraph. Retrieved 25 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Sharples first start for Gloucester [permanent dead link]

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