Craig Emmerson

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Craig Emmerson
Full name Craig Emmerson
Date of birth (1971-09-14) 14 September 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Halifax, West Yorkshire
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 13 st (182 lb; 83 kg)
Occupation(s) Electrician
Rugby union career
Position(s) Inside Centre
Current team Halifax RUFC
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

Craig Emmerson (born 14 September 1971) is an English-born rugby union player. He was the first player to ever have a transfer fee paid for them when he moved from Morley to Gloucester in 1995 just as professionalism had been passed by the International Board.[1]


Craig Emmerson was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England on 14 September 1971. He began his rugby union career at the age of 16 for Halifax RUFC. He also has played for West Hartlepool, Harlequins, Morley, Gloucester, Leeds Tykes and Wakefield.

He is an electrician by trade.


England Colts
North of England U21
North of England


  • Playfair Rugby Union Annual 1998/99