Omari Caro

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Omari Caro
Omari Caro.jpg
Caro playing for Hull KR in 2014
Personal information
Born (1991-03-07) 7 March 1991 (age 25)
Hammersmith, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 16 st 10 lb (106.1 kg; 234.0 lb)
Playing information
Position Wing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009–12 London Broncos 13 4 0 0 16
2012–14 Hull KR 22 20 0 0 80
2013–14 Gateshead DR 13 12 0 0 48
2015– Bradford Bulls 27 25 3 0 106
Total 75 61 3 0 250
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011–15 Jamaica 2 0 0 0 0
As of 24 July 2016
Source: [1]

Omari Caro (born 7 March 1991 in Hammersmith) is an English born Jamaican professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for Bradford Bulls in the Championship and at international level for Jamaica. He previously played for London Broncos and Hull Kingston Rovers in the Super League[2] and spent time on loan at Gateshead Thunder in League One. His usual position is Wing.[3] Caro is known for his pace, having won "Super League's fastest man" in 2012, with a time of 10.28 seconds for 90 metres while carrying a ball.[4]

Bradford Bulls[edit]

Caro joined the Bradford Bulls for the rest of the 2015 season.

2015 - 2015

He featured in Round 21 (Sheffield Eagles) to Round 23 (Halifax RLFC). Caro played in Qualifier 2 (Wakefield Wildcats) to Qualifier 5 (Hull KR) then in Qualifier 7 (Halifax RLFC). He scored against Leigh Centurions (3 tries), Halifax RLFC (1 try) and Widnes Vikings (1 try).

2016 - 2016

Caro featured in the pre-season friendlies against Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers. He scored against Castleford Tigers (1 try).

Omari featured in Round 1 (Featherstone Rovers) to Round 4 (Leigh Centurions) then in Round 6 (Batley Bulldogs) to Round 16 (Dewsbury Rams). Caro played in Round 20 (Leigh Centurions) then in Round 22 (Oldham Roughyeds) to Round 23 (Featherstone Rovers). Caro played in the Challenge Cup in the 4th Round (Dewsbury Rams). He scored against Featherstone Rovers (3 tries), Swinton Lions (3 tries), Leigh Centurions (2 tries), Batley Bulldogs (1 try), Dewsbury Rams (3 tries, 3 goals), Sheffield Eagles (1 try), Workington Town (2 tries) and Oldham Roughyeds (5 tries). Midway through the season Caro signed an extension keeping him at the Bulls until 2017.

Statistics do not include pre-season friendlies.

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2015 Bradford Bulls 8 5 0 0 20
2016 Bradford Bulls 19 20 3 0 86
Total 27 25 3 0 106

International career[edit]

Omari Caro made his début for Jamaica playing Centre in the 4-40 defeat by United States in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup qualifying match at Campbell's Field, Camden, New Jersey on Sunday 23 October 2011.[5] In 2015, Caro played for Jamaica in their 2017 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ "Omari Caro leaves London Broncos for Hull KR". bbc.co.uk. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 1 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Caro delighted after being crowned rugby league's fastest man". londonbroncosrl.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Profile at londonbroncosrl.com". londonbroncosrl.com. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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