Chris York

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Chris York
Full name Chris York
Date of birth (1989-12-27) 27 December 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Epsom, Surrey, England
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 104 kg (16 st 5 lb) [1]
School Epsom College
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Newcastle Falcons
Playing career
Position Number Eight, Flanker
Youth clubs
Sutton & Epsom RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Blackheath (loan)
Newcastle Falcons

Chris York (born 27 December 1989 in Epsom) is a rugby union player for Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership.

He was discovered by Quins through the EPDG system, and was offered a full Academy contract in 2007.[2] He has since worn the Quins shirt on numerous occasions, making his A league debut against Bristol last season, and his full XV debut in the pre-season friendly against Connacht Rugby in August 2008.[2] He spent the 2008–09 season on loan at Blackheath F.C.[2]

York's current position is no. 8, he can also play at flanker.

York represented the England Under 20 team at the 2009 IRB Junior World Championship.[3]

On 4 June 2013, York signed for Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership from the 2013-14 season.[4]


  1. ^ "Harlequins 1st XV". web page. Harlequins. 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Harlequins profile". Harlequins official site. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  3. ^ "Under 20s struggle in Tokyo but still too slick for Scots". RFU. 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2009-08-26. 
  4. ^ "Newcastle Falcons sign Harlequins back-rower Chris York". The Journal. 4 June 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 

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