Marcus Holden

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Marcus Holden
Marcus Holden.jpg
Holden in action against Spain
Full name Marcus Louis Sogie Holden
Place of birth Aigburth, Liverpool, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 13 st 12 lb (88 kg)
School Calderstones School
Occupation(s) Semi-Professional rugby union footballer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback, Fly-half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007– 2009 Paphos Tigers 29 (422)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007– Cyprus 18 (249)
Correct as of 6 7 February (UTC)

Marcus Holden is an English-born Cypriot semi-professional rugby player who previously played his rugby in Wales for the North Wales region team RGC 1404. The team consists of all the best players in North Wales. As of now he plays his rugby in the Netherlands for Rugby Club Hilversum the current Dutch Champions. He also currently plays for Cyprus national rugby union team and is the leading points scorer. Holden initially started as a Winger but quickly moved to Fullback because of his kicking ability. He currently has 18 international caps and has started 16, scoring in all games he has started in. He has also trialled for Ospreys but failed to make a big impression over former coach Lyn Jones.

He is an ex footballer who played for Liverpool Academy. He has also played Cypriot division 1 football playing centre back for APEP Pitsilia.

His father is ex Port Vale midfielder Stephen Davies.[1]

International[edit]

International Tries[edit]

Try Opposing team Location Venue Competition Date Result
1  Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan Baku Stadium European Nations Cup 21 September 2008 Won
2  Monaco Monaco, Monaco Stadia Drome European Nations Cup 26 November 2009 Won
3  Azerbaijan Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 7 March 2010 Won
4  Bulgaria Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 12 March 2011 Won
5  Bulgaria Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 12 March 2011 Won
6  Finland Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 26 March 2011 Won
7  Finland Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 26 March 2011 Won
8  Finland Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 26 March 2011 Won
9  Bulgaria Pernik, Bulgaria Pernik Stadium European Nations Cup 28 April 2012 Won
10  Bulgaria Pernik, Bulgaria Pernik Stadium European Nations Cup 28 April 2012 Won
11  Greece Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 26 May 2012 Won
12  Greece Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 26 May 2012 Won
13  Greece Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 26 May 2012 Won
14  Slovenia Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 8 Dec 2012 Won
15  Slovenia Paphos, Cyprus Pafiako Stadium European Nations Cup 8 Dec 2012 Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marcus Holden". bsynergiesports.com. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 

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