Daryl Clark

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Not to be confused with the American football quarterback Daryll Clark.
Daryl Clark
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Personal information
Born (1993-02-10) 10 February 1993 (age 24)[1]
Castleford, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)[1]
Weight 14 st 5 lb (91 kg; 201 lb)[1]
Playing information
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011–14 Castleford Tigers 94 37 0 0 148
2015– Warrington Wolves 63 16 0 0 64
Total 157 53 0 0 212
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014–16 England 6 1 0 0 4
Source: RLP Love Rugby League

Daryl Clark (born 10 February 1993) is an English professional rugby league footballer for the Warrington Wolves of Super League. An England national representative hooker, he previously played for the Castleford Tigers between 2011 and 2014.

Born in Castleford, Clark attended Airedale High School and played amateur rugby for Fryston Warriors.[2][3] He started his professional career with hometown club Castleford, making his debut in February 2011.[4] He made 21 appearances in his first season at the club, and was rewarded with a five-year contract.[5] In 2011, Clark was named in the Scotland squad, but did not make an appearance. After playing ne match for England Knights in 2012, Clark confirmed he would no longer be putting himself forward to play for Scotland, as he would prefer to play for England.[6]

In August 2014, it was confirmed that Clark had been signed by Warrington for a fee of £185,000.[7] In his final season with the club, he won the 2014 Steve Prescott Man of Steel award. He then made his debut for England in the 2014 Four Nations tournament in Australia.

In October 2016, Clark was selected in England's 2016 Four Nations squad. Before the tournament, England played a test match against France in which saw Clark score his first ever test try in England's 40-6 win.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Daryl Clark". http://warringtonwolves.com. Warrington Wolves. 2014. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 29 July 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ Smith, Peter (22 August 2014). "Castleford Tigers: Clark and Burrow set to go head to head". Yorkshire Evening Post. Johnston Press. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  3. ^ Hadfield, Dave (20 August 2014). "Daryl Clark inspired by Castleford's Challenge Cup history even as tradition points to a future elsewhere". The Independent. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Daryl Clark". rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "Castleford Tigers hooker Daryl Clark signs long-term deal". BBC Sport. 20 October 2011. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  6. ^ Wilson, Zack (7 February 2013). "Daryl Clark rules himself out of Scotland World Cup place". Love Rugby League. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  7. ^ Bower, Aaron (28 August 2014). "Clark cost £185,000, says Warrington Wolves owner". Total Rugby League. League Publications. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

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