Michael Stephenson (rugby union)

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Michael Stephenson
Full name Michael Stephenson
Date of birth (1980-09-28) 28 September 1980 (age 36)
Place of birth Tynemouth, England
Height 6 ft 0 in / 1.83 m
Weight 13 st 0 lb / 83 kg
School Durham School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Current team Percy Park RFC
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Leeds Carnegie
Percy Park RFC
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2001 England 3 ((0))

Michael Stephenson (born 28 September 1980 in Tynemouth)[1] is a rugby union footballer, who plays at Fullback for Percy Park RFC and formerly for England. Stephenson began his career with the Newcastle Falcons, winning two English Cups in 2001[2] and 2004[3] during five years in the Falcons' first team before moving to Bath in the Summer of 2005, Stephenson then joined Leeds Carnegie before signing for Percy Park RFC and Percy Park Sharks.

Stephenson's rugby career was nurtured at Durham School where he reached two National Cup semi-finals and played at first team level for three years in a team which has produced other internationals such as Garath Archer.

He made his international debut against Canada in Markham on 2 June 2001.


  1. ^ Michael Stephenson player profile ESPN Scrum.com
  2. ^ "Newcastle snatch Cup glory". BBC. 24 February 2001. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Newcastle 37–33 Sale". BBC. 17 April 2004. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 

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