Josh Griffin

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Josh Griffin
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Personal information
Full name Joshua Griffin
Born (1990-05-09) 9 May 1990 (age 27)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)[1]
Weight 16 st 12 lb (107 kg)[1]
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Wing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 1 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Huddersfield Giants 2 0 0 0 0
2010(loan) Batley Bulldogs 14 5 0 0 20
2011 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 20 6 20 0 64
2012 Castleford Tigers 21 14 1 0 58
2014 Batley Bulldogs 10 6 0 0 24
2014–16 Salford Red Devils 43 30 86 0 292
2017– Hull F.C. 31 3 0 0 12
Total 142 64 107 0 470
Rugby union
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–14 Leeds Carnegie 39 12 0 0 60
As of 18 February 2018
Source: [2][3]

Josh Griffin (born 9 May 1990) is an English rugby league footballer who plays for Hull F.C. in the Super League. He plays as a wing or centre.[4]

He has previously played for the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats, Huddersfield, Batley, Castleford and the Salford Red Devils.[4]

Background[edit]

Griffin was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.

Club career[edit]

Having joined the club as a junior, Griffin made his professional début for Wakefield Trinity in a Challenge Cup victory against Salford on 20 April 2008.[5] He joined Huddersfield at the end of the 2008 season.

He made his début for Huddersfield in the Challenge Cup victory over Rochdale Hornets on 11 May 2009, and made his Super League début later that year.

Griffin spent most of 2010 on loan at Batley, and rejoined Wakefield Trinity in 2011.

He signed for Castleford in September 2011, and played for them in 2012 before leaving the club to join rugby union outfit Leeds Carnegie with immediate effect at the end of the season. He returned to rugby league in 2014 with Batley.

In 2014 Griffin initially joined Salford on a trial for the end of the 2014 season before securing himself a permanent 2-year deal.

In 2017 Griffin joined Hull and played in Hull's 18-14 Challenge Cup final win over Wigan Warriors.

Personal life[edit]

Griffin is the younger brother of rugby league player Darrell Griffin,[6] and the older brother of George Griffin. All three brothers played together for Salford in 2015.

Honours[edit]

  • Challenge Cup: (1) 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Josh Griffin Salford Red Devils". www.superleague.co.uk. Rugby Football League. 2015. Retrieved 18 July 2015. 
  2. ^ LRL
  3. ^ Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
  4. ^ a b Laybourn, Ian (2008-04-11). "Wakefield forced to turn to youth". London: Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2008-04-21. 
  5. ^ "Salford City Reds 8-38 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats". Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. 2008-04-21. Archived from the original on July 24, 2011. Retrieved 2008-04-21. 
  6. ^ Wilson, Andy (2008-04-12). "Wakefield injury crisis offers Griffin brothers chance to face off for Yorkshire bragging rights". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2008-04-21. 

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