Tom Holmes (rugby union)

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Tom Holmes
Date of birth (1990-01-05) 5 January 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Manchester, England
Height 193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 98 kg (15 st 6 lb) [1]
School Sandbach School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Sale Sharks
Rotherham Titans
19 (0)
Correct as of 3 June 2013
Current local club Nottingham RFC
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

Tom Holmes (born 5 January 1990) is an English rugby union player for Nottingham RFC[2] in the RFU Championship. He signed from the Rotherham Titans in 2016. He previously played for Sale Sharks. He plays as a lock.

Born in Manchester, Holmes was scouted by Sale Sharks at 16. He played for England each year until Under 20 level when a severe ankle injury left him out of action for six months. Holmes was dropped from Sale and played for Sedgley Park before re-signing for Sale in 2013.[3]

On 1 May 2014, Holmes signed a permanent deal with Rotherham Titans who compete in the RFU Championship.[4]


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Sale Sharks - Tom Holmes profile". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Nottingham Rugby sign 'proven leader' Tom Holmes". 2016-05-26. Retrieved 2016-08-30. 
  3. ^ "Tom Holmes resigned with Sale Sharks". BBC Sport. 2 May 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "Rotherham Titans sign Sale Sharks lock Tom Holmes". Rotherham Rugby. 1 May 2014. Retrieved 24 December 2014. 

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