Tom Armstrong (rugby league)
|Full name||Thomas Armstrong|
12 September 1989 |
St. Helens, England
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||15 st 2 lb (96 kg) |
|Position||Centre, Wing, Second-row|
|As of 15 May 2016
Source: St Helens profile
Tom Armstrong is a professional Rugby League footballer who currently plays for Widnes in the Super League. He previously played for amateur side Pilkington Recs, before joining St.Helens. Armstrong has also played for Leigh and Swinton. Armstrong is primarily a centre but can comfortably deputise on the wings and the back row.
Debut season (2009)
Armstrong's debut game for Saints came against Warrington in the first round of Super League XIV. Standing in for New Zealand international Francis Meli, he scored a try in a 26-14 win. He went on from this to play against Huddersfield in the next round, Hull Kingston Rovers  and a try scoring performance in a 4-0 win over Crusaders (he was the only player to score in this game)  After a period in the reserves, he came back to play in the win over Harlequins RL where he scored a try in a 44-24 victory.
It took Armstrong 13 rounds to break back into the first-team. At the Magic Weekend, held at Murrayfield, he scored a try from left centre in a 54-0 win over Hull Kingston Rovers, in his first game of the season.
Armstrong was released from his contract with St. Helens and has decided to join Swinton ahead of the 2012 season.
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- "Saints 23-6 Huddersfield". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- "Saints 18-19 Hull KR". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
- "Saints 4-0 Celtic". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01.
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- "St Helens 54-0 Hull KR". superleague.co.uk. 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-05-02.