|Full name||Chris Dean|
17 January 1988 |
Higher End, Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||16 st 1 lb (102 kg) |
Christopher David Dean (born 17 January 1988 in Higher End, Wigan, Greater Manchester) is a rugby league player for Widnes Vikings in the engage Super League. Dean's position of choice is as in the Centre but he can also operate as a Second-row or on the Wing. Chris signed for St. Helens aged 15 from the Orrell St James club in the Orrell district of Wigan. An exciting prospect for the future, he made 23 first team scoring 10 tries. In December 2010, Wakefield announced that Dean had joined the club on a one-year contract from Saints and has been given the number 18 jersey for the coming season. After an impressive first season picking up 9 tries from 21 appearances he signed for Widnes where he has made a further 115 appearances scoring 25 tries. He also had a brief loan spell at Widnes in 2008 scoring 4 tries in 10 appearances.
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