Oliver Saunders

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Oliver Saunders
Date of birth (1986-03-23) March 23, 1986 (age 31)
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 14 st)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012 - NTT Shining Arcs ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008-  Philippines 21 (179)
National team(s)
Years Team Comps
2007-  Philippines 7

Oliver Saunders (born 23 March 1986)[1] is an AustralianFilipino rugby union player for the Philippines national rugby union team where his position is at fly half. Saunders is a former rugby league footballer with Norths in the Jersey Flegg Cup.[2] He is one of the leading try-scores in the Philippines team. Oliver is brothers with fellow Philippines players Matt Saunders and Benjamin Saunders. In 2011, he and his brother Matt signed to the NTT Shining Arcs for the 2012/2013 season of the Japanese Top League competition.

Personal life[edit]

He was born in the United Kingdom with a British father and a Filipina mother from Pangasinan. He has two younger brothers Matt and Benjamin.[3]


  1. ^ "Philippine national team profiles". RugbyInAsia.com. Retrieved 10 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Bears lose out to top class Roosters". RLeague.com. 15 June 2005. 
  3. ^ "Here’s some good cheer before you go back to work". Jessicarulestheuniverse.com. Retrieved 5 November 2010.