Phoenix Battye

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Phoenix Battye
Full name Phoenix Battye
Date of birth (1990-09-28) 28 September 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Cooma, New South Wales, Australia
Height 2.04 m (6 ft 8 12 in)
Weight 115 kg (18 st 2 lb)
School Marist College Canberra
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014- Béziers 43 10
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2014 Force 12 (0)
Correct as of 3 June 2014

Phoenix Battye (born 28 September 1990) is an Australian rugby union player. He plays lock for the Western Force.[1]

Off the field, Battye has a passion for the arts, with his portrait Battye Blue appearing on the National Portrait Gallery's website.[2]

Career[edit]

In early 2012, Battye upgraded from a rookie to professional contract with the Western Force Super Rugby club. Battye made his Super Rugby debut on 3 March 2012 against the Queensland Reds.

After three seasons playing for the Western Force, Battye joined French side Béziers prior to the 2014–15 Rugby Pro D2 season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile - Phoenix Battye". Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Battye Blue". Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "L'effectif 2014-2015" (Press release) (in French). AS Béziers Hérault. 22 April 2014. Retrieved 22 April 2014. 

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