Ian Gough

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Ian Gough
Ian Gough 2008 (cropped).jpg
Full name Ian Mervyn Gough
Date of birth (1976-11-10) 10 November 1976 (age 40)
Place of birth Panteg
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 18 st 10 lb (119 kg)
School Llantarnam
Rugby union career
Position(s) Second row
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1995 Toronto Nomads ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–2000
1996–2003
2003–2007
2007–2013
2013–2014
2014–2015
Pontypridd
Newport
NG Dragons
Ospreys
London Irish
NG Dragons
57
139
92
119
13
10
((0)
(40)
(25)
(10)
(0)
(0))
Correct as of 10 May 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)




1998–2009
Wales Youth
Wales U-19
Wales U-21
Wales A
Wales




64
(



(5))
Correct as of 14 November 2011

Ian Gough (born 10 November 1976) is a former Wales international rugby union footballer. His usual position was lock forward. He made his debut for the Wales national rugby union team against South Africa in 1998, and was a regular thereafter, including playing in the 2006 Six Nations Championship, and the mid year series against Argentina. He also played within the Irish under-19 international team.

On 18 January 2010 he was named in the 35 man Wales national Squad for the 2010 Six Nations tournament.[1]

He retired from professional rugby 5 September 2013, only to be tempted back with the opportunity to play for London Irish in the Aviva Premiership. In May 2014 Gough rejoined Newport Gwent Dragons. He announced his retirement from playing in May 2015.

Personal[edit]

In March 2015 Gough was cleared on appeal of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Welsh glamour model Sophia Cahill.[2]

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