Olly Kohn

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Olly Kohn
Ollie Kohn harlequin.jpg
Birth name Oliver Kohn
Date of birth (1981-03-19) 19 March 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Bristol, England
Height 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Weight 138 kg (21 st 10 lb)
School The Ridings High School
St. Brendan's Sixth Form College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Youth Career
Clifton
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1999-2002
2002-2003
2003-2006
2006-2013
Bristol
Plymouth Albion
Bristol
Harlequins
0
23
38
140
(0)
(25)
(10)
(20)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 Wales 1 (0)

Olly Kohn (born 19 March 1981, in Bristol) is a Wales international rugby union player for Harlequins having previously played for Bristol and Plymouth Albion.[1]

A lock forward, Kohn won the English Premiership with Harlequins in 2011-12, starting in the final against Leicester Tigers.[2]

Kohn was forced to retire at the end of the 2012/2013 season due to injury.

International[edit]

In January 2013 Kohn announced that he was eligible to play for Wales as his grandfather was from the Rhymney Valley.[3] On 25 January 2013 Kohn was called up to the Wales squad for the 2013 Six Nations Championship.[4] Kohn made his international debut for Wales in their first match of the 2013 Six Nations Championship against Ireland at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff on 2 February 2013 as a second-half replacement.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kohn gets Wales call-up". WRU Newsroom. Welsh Rugby Union. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Harlequins 30-23 Leicester". BBC Sport. 26 May 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Kohn eligible for Wales
  4. ^ "Six Nations: Shock Wales call up for Quins lock Olly Kohn". BBC Sport. BBC. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2013.