Harry Robinson (rugby player)

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Harry Robinson
Full name Harry Rhys Robinson
Date of birth (1993-04-16) 16 April 1993 (age 23)
Place of birth Pentyrch, Wales
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 91 kg (14 st 5 lb; 201 lb)
School Radyr Comprehensive School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2010–2014
2014–2016
Cardiff Blues
Scarlets
50
30
(25)
(45)
Correct as of 3 March 2016
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2012–2013 Wales 3 (10)
Correct as of 3 March 2016
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team   Comps
2011–2012 Wales

Harry Rhys Robinson (born 16 April 1993) is a former rugby union player who played on the wing for Cardiff Blues and the Scarlets and won 3 caps at international level for Wales.

Robinson started playing rugby at Pentyrch RFC, made his professional debut aged 17 for the Cardiff Blues in January 2011. He spent much of the next season playing for Wales in the Sevens World Series, but caught the eye in the shorter form of the game was called up to the senior XVs squad in January 2012 before Six Nations despite having made just 4 senior appearances for the Cardiff Blues.[1] He then went on to make his debut that June against the Barbarians where he scored a try.

He became a regular starter for the Cardiff Blues over the 2012/13 season and won two further caps on the tour of Japan in June 2013. However the following season he only scored one try and dropped out of the international frame, and subsequently moved to the Scarlets.[2]

In March 2015 he suffered a severe neck injury playing against Edinburgh that required surgery, despite making a brief comeback later in the year,[3] the injury ultimately forced him to retire aged 23 on medical advice in April 2016.[4]

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