|Full name||Liam Matthew Farrell|
2 July 1990 |
Wigan, England, UK
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||14 st 9 lb (93 kg)|
|As of 1 April 2016
Liam Farrell (born 2 July 1990) is an English rugby league player. He currently plays for Wigan and England as a second-row or loose forward. His younger brother Connor Farrell also plays for Wigan. He is a distant cousin of former Wigan captain Andy Farrell.
Farrell started the 2010 season on a dual registration loan at Widnes. He made a try scoring home début against Barrow. Wigan Head Coach Michael Maguire gave Farrell his Wigan first team début in the victory over Wakefield Trinity on 5 April, coming off the bench and scoring a try.
He played in the 2010 Super League Grand Final for Wigan coming away with a victory.
Farrell played from the substitutes' bench in the 2011 Challenge Cup Final victory over Leeds.
Farrell played in the Rugby League World Cup warm up match v Italy at Salford on 19 October 2013 when England were beaten 15 -14, and should figure for England in the Rugby League World Cup matches in October & November 2013.
In October 2015, Farrell was selected in the England team for their test series against New Zealand. Before the series began England played a test match against France. Farrell scored a try in England's rout of their opponents.
In October 2016, Farrell was selected in the 24-man England squad for the 2016 Four Nations tournament.
- "Liam Farrell". englandrl.co.uk. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
- "Farrell do nicely". Wigan Today. 7 July 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
- Wilson, Andy (26 February 2011). "Wigan's Liam Farrell hopes to live up to the famous against St George Illawarra". TheGuardian.com. The Guardian. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- "Wigan trio head to Widnes". Sky Sports. 4 February 2010.
- "Warriors on the charge". Sky Sports. 5 April 2010.
- "England demolish France 84-4 in record win". Skysports.com. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
- Liam Farrell Wigan Career Page on the Wigan RL Fansite.
- England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk
- Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org
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