Michael Stephenson (rugby union)

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Michael Stephenson
Personal information
Full name Michael Stephenson
Date of birth (1980-09-28) 28 September 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Tynemouth, England
Height 6 ft 0 in / 1.83 m
Weight 13 st 0 lb / 83 kg
School Durham School
Club information
Position Fullback
Current club Percy Park RFC
Senior clubs*
Years Club Apps (points)
2000–05
2005–10
2010–12
2012-13
Newcastle
Bath
Leeds Carnegie
Percy Park RFC
163 (208)
94 (165)
48 (40)
22 (35)
Representative teams
2001 England 3 (0)
* Professional club appearances and points
counted for domestic first grade only.

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 and 2004 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.

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