Jonathan Thomas

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Jonathan Thomas
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Full name Jonathan James Thomas
Date of birth (1982-12-27) 27 December 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Pembroke, Wales
Height 196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 112 kg (17 st 9 lb; 247 lb)
School Pembroke Comprehensive School
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Worcester Warriors
Playing career
Position Flanker, Number 8, Lock
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Worcester Warriors
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2003–2011 Wales 67 (35)

Jonathan Thomas (born 27 December 1982 in Pembroke) is a Welsh international rugby union player who plays at flanker. He has also played at number eight and lock. He currently plays for the Worcester Warriors.

He started out playing for Pembroke RFC juniors before playing for Swansea RFC and played for Wales at Under 16, Under 19 and Under 21 level. He made his international debut against Australia in 2003. He became noticed by many during the 2003 Rugby World Cup in the match against New Zealand.

Thomas has been part of two Six Nations Grand Slams in 2005 where he only started one of the matches and more recently in 2008 where he started every game.

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

In his appearances for Wales he has scored seven tries.

On 28 May 2013, Thomas will leave the Ospreys to join English team Worcester Warriors from the 2013-14 season.[2] He was soon made club captain for Worcester Warriors for the 2013-14 season. On 23 January 2015, Thomas signed a new two-year contract extension with Worcester until the end of the 2016-17 season.[3]


  1. ^ Wales 2010 Six Nations Squad
  2. ^ "Worcester Warriors sign Ospreys and Wales flanker Jonathan Thomas". BBC Sport. 28 May 2013. Retrieved 25 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Jonathan Thomas: Worcester flanker pens new two-year contract". BBC Sport. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2015. 

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