Liam Gill

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Liam Gill
Full name Liam Bradley Gill
Date of birth (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height 184 cm (6 ft 1/2 in)[1]
Weight 96 kg (15 st 2 lb)
School St Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2014−15
2016−
Brisbane City
Toulon
13
5
(40)
Correct as of 3 November 2015
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2011–16 Reds 76 (53)
Current local club Sunnybank
Correct as of 21 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2012-
2010–12
2009–2014
2009
Australia
Australia U-20
Australia Sevens
Australia Schoolboys
15
9
 ?
6
(0)
(10)
Correct as of 17 November 2013
Medal record
Men's rugby sevens
Representing  Australia
Commonwealth Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Delhi Team competition

Liam Gill (born 8 June 1992) is a professional rugby union player for RC Toulonnais.[2] He was born in Melbourne and lived in the United States before playing junior Rugby in Adelaide for the Old Collegians.[3]

He attended Gregory Terrace, a private school in Brisbane. He was not only captain of the first 15 in 2009 but also school vice-captain. At school he was compared to a fellow number 7 in Gerry Cross (St Patricks School Captain and flanker for the first 15 1972).

In 2010, he became the youngest ever to player to compete in the IRB Junior World Championship during which his Australian side lost to New Zealand in the final.[4] He was a member of the Australia U20s team that competed in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship, along with fellow Queenslanders: Joel Faulkner, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Lucas, Simon Morahan, Eddie Quirk, Siliva Siliva, Dom Shipperley, and Kimami Sitauti. He was named captain of the Australia U20s side that competed in the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.[4]

In 2012, Gill made his debut for the Australian Rugby Team, the 'Wallabies'. As well as being that year's Australian Under-20 captain, Gill became the 861st player to have represented Australia.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile, rugby.com.au; accessed 15 September 2014.
  2. ^ Harris, Bret (14 February 2012). "Liam Gill is seen as the emerging No 7 in Australian rugby". Australian. News. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Liam Gill". Player Profile. QLD Reds. 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "JWC 2012: Twenty players to watch". 

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