Olly Woodburn

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Olly Woodburn
Ollie-woodburn.jpg
Date of birth (1991-11-18) 18 November 1991 (age 27)
Place of birthBristol, England
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight97 kg (214 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Centre
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011-2015
2015–
Bath
Exeter Chiefs
44
79
(70)
(155)
Correct as of 07 May 2018

Olly Woodburn (born 18 November 1991) is an English rugby union player. He plays for Exeter Chiefs, on the wing and occasionally at centre.

Bath[edit]

A product of the Bath Rugby academy, Woodburn made his debut for the senior side on 15 October 2011, against Newport Gwent Dragons in the 2011-12 LV= Cup. He scored a try two minutes into the game.[1]

Exeter[edit]

On 29 January 2015, Woodburn made his move to local rivals Exeter Chiefs from the 2015-16 season. With the promise of more first team action.[2]

He enjoyed a hugely successful 2015/2016 Aviva Premiership season, helping Exeter to reach a first-ever Premiership final at Twickenham. Scoring eight tries in 24 appearances. Three of those scores came in a man-of-the-match display at home to rivals Worcester Warriors.

Woodburn's 2016-17 season marked the first English Rugby Union Premiership title for Exeter. Woodburn helped Exeter beat Wasps in the final.[3] He also picked up the club’s Player of the Year award and was nominated for the Premiership’s Player of the Year accolade. A further 11 tries in 27 appearances ensured his presence as an important first team player for the Chiefs, heading into the 2017/2018 campaign. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bath Rugby put seven past Newport Gwent Dragons". Bathrugby.com. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Exeter Chiefs welcomes Bath winger Olly Woodburn". Exeter Express and Echo. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Premiership final: Wasps 20-23 Exeter Chiefs (aet)". BBC. 27 May 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Olly Woodburn, About Olly". Exeter Chiefs. Retrieved 7 May 2018.

Links[edit]

https://www.exeterchiefs.co.uk/players/olly-woodburn