Chris Fortey

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Chris Fortey
Date of birth (1975-08-25) 25 August 1975 (age 41)
Place of birth Gloucester, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb)[1]
Notable relative(s) Lee Fortey (brother)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1996–2005
2005–2012
Gloucester
Worcester
134
120
(20)
(10)

Chris Fortey (born 25 August 1975 in Gloucester) is a retired English rugby union player for Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership. He previously played for Gloucester. Whilst at Gloucester he was a replacement in the 2003 Powergen Cup Final in which Gloucester defeated Northampton Saints.[2]

Fortey was called up to the senior England squad for the 2001 England rugby union tour of North America.[3]

In 2011, Fortey was torn between the idea whether to retire or not. Deciding to continue playing until the end of the 2012 season, he then retired.

Chris is the identical twin off Lee Fortey who has also played for Worcester.

He played as a hooker.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Worcester Warriors". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Clockwatch: Powergen Cup final". BBC. 5 April 2003. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bracken will lead England". BBC. 30 April 2001. Retrieved 14 October 2016. 

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