Tom Armstrong (rugby league)

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Tom Armstrong
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Personal information
Full name Thomas Armstrong
Born (1989-09-12) 12 September 1989 (age 27)
St. Helens, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 15 st 2 lb (96 kg) [1]
Playing information
Position Centre, Wing, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009–10 St. Helens 17 10 0 0 40
2011 Leigh Centurions 23 10 0 0 40
2012 Swinton Lions 25 13 0 0 52
2013 Sheffield Eagles 35 19 0 0 76
2014–16 Leigh Centurions 71 45 0 0 180
2017- Widnes Vikings 0 0 0 0 0
Total 171 97 0 0 388
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)[edit]

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.[2] He went on from this to play against Huddersfield in the next round,[3] Hull Kingston Rovers [4] and a try scoring performance in a 4-0 win over Crusaders (he was the only player to score in this game) [5] 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.[6]

2010[edit]

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.[7]

2011[edit]

Armstrong was dual registered with Leigh for 2011's Super League XVI.[8] Armstrong scored the winning try in Leigh's 20-16 win over Halifax in the 2011 Northern Rail Cup Final.

2012[edit]

Armstrong was released from his contract with St. Helens and has decided to join Swinton ahead of the 2012 season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet the Teams First Team Players". web page. Saints RFC. 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Saints 26-14 Warrington". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Saints 23-6 Huddersfield". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Saints 18-19 Hull KR". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  5. ^ "Saints 4-0 Celtic". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-01. Retrieved 2009-07-01. 
  6. ^ "Saints 44-24 Harlequins". saintsrlfc.com. 2009-07-25. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  7. ^ "St Helens 54-0 Hull KR". superleague.co.uk. 2010-05-02. Retrieved 2010-05-02. 

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