Nathan Thomas (rugby union)

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Nathan Thomas
Birth nameNathan Thomas
Date of birth (1976-01-22) 22 January 1976 (age 43)
Place of birthBridgend, Wales
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight112 kg (17 st 9 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Number 8/Flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1994-96
1996-03
2003
2005-06
2007
2008-09
Bridgend
Bath
Cardiff
Leeds Tykes
Llanelli
Llandovery
23

1

1
6
(20)

(0)

(5)
(0)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003-05
2006-09
Cardiff Blues
Scarlets
50
50
(5)
(15)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1996-98 Wales 9 (0)

Nathan Thomas (born 22 January 1976 in Bridgend, Wales) is a Welsh former international rugby union footballer who played in the back row.

Thomas has played for various clubs during his career, including Bridgend, Bath, Cardiff Blues, Leeds Tykes, the Scarlets and Neath. He started for Bath in the victorious 1998 Heineken Cup Final as they defeated Brive.[1] He played 9 times for Wales between 1996 and 1998,[2] his last being against South Africa.[3]

In November 2009 he joined Gloucester on a short-term loan deal, but he did not make an appearance for them and now plays for their feeder club, Hartpury College. He is a lecturer at the college.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Third Heineken Cup Final". epcrugby.com. 31 January 1998. Retrieved 24 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Nathan Thomas Wales". ESPN.
  3. ^ Howell, Andy. "The redemption of the Wales rugby star cast aside at 22 after the national team's biggest humiliation". Wales Online. Retrieved 28 April 2019.

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