Stuart Olding

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Stuart Olding
Full name Stuart Olding
Date of birth (1993-03-11) 11 March 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 88 kg (13 st 12 lb)
School Belfast Royal Academy
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre / Fullback
Current team Ulster
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011– Ulster 58 (67)
Correct as of 12 March 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Ireland U20
Correct as of 30 Jun 2016

Stuart Olding (born 11 March 1993) is an Irish rugby union footballer playing for Ulster in the Pro14. He has also represented Ireland. He plays at the position of centre and can play fullback. [1]


A versatile back, who can play at out-half, full-back or in the centre, Stuart Olding has represented Ireland at both Under 18 and Under 20 level He made his debut for Ulster as a substitute against Leinster in December 2011, but just over a year later he established himself as a valued member of the senior squad. He scored his first try for Ulster against Glasgow in February 2013 and scored four in quick succession. Man-of-the-match awards against the Dragons and Connacht soon followed and he is now regarded as one of the most exciting young players in Irish Rugby.

Personal life[edit]

On the 25th July 2017 Olding was one of four men the PPS name that are to be prosecuted for offences relating to allegations of rape The Public Prosecution Service said: "Following a careful review of all of the available evidence, in accordance with our Code for Prosecutors, it has been decided that there is sufficient evidence to prosecute four individuals."[2]