Laurence Ovens

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Laurence Ovens
Full name Laurence William Ovens
Date of birth (1985-09-06) 6 September 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Bath, Somerset
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
School St Laurence, Bradford-on-Avon
University Milfield
Notable relative(s) Josh Ovens
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Current team Avonvale
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–2009
2009–2010
2010–2011
2011–2014
2015–
Bath Rugby
Newcastle Falcons
Bedford Blues
Rosslyn Park
Avonvale
21
15
10
54
4
(0)
(10)
(0)
(10)
(5)
Correct as of 21 November 2015

Laurence William Ovens (born 6 September 1985) is an English rugby union player who plays as a prop for Avonvale.

Career[edit]

After five seasons with Bath Rugby, he signed for Newcastle Falcons.[1]

In July 2010, Ovens signed for the Bedford Blues, giving him an opportunity to play every week for a promising championship side.[2] He left the club ahead of the 2011/12 campaign.[3]

For the 2011/12 season, Ovens joined Rosslyn Park.[4] He spent three seasons there, leaving ahead of the 2014/15 season.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Ovens is married with three children. His first cousin is Josh Ovens.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newcastle sign up Bath prop Ovens". BBC Sport. 7 July 2009. Retrieved 7 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "Bedford Blues sign Newcastle Falcons' Laurence Ovens". BBC Sport. 19 July 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "Blues look to the future". Sky Sports. 16 June 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Parknews1_of_2011-12 - Rosslyn Park FC" (PDF). Rosslyn Park FC. Retrieved 6 February 2016. 
  5. ^ "Parknews - Rosslyn Park FC" (PDF). Rosslyn Park FC. Retrieved 6 February 2016.