Rhodri Lloyd

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Rhodri Lloyd
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Personal information
Full name Rhodri John Lloyd
Born (1993-07-22) 22 July 1993 (age 25)[1]
Penpedairheol, Caerphilly, Wales
Height 6 ft 3 in (190 cm)[1]
Weight 15 st 6 lb (98 kg)[1]
Playing information
Position Second-row, Centre

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011–13 South Wales Scorpions 21 7 0 0 28
2012–15 Wigan Warriors 8 0 0 0 0
2013(loan) Leigh Centurions 3 0 0 0 0
2013(loan) London Broncos 4 1 0 0 4
2014(loan) Widnes Vikings 5 0 0 0 0
2015(loan) Swinton Lions 12 9 0 0 36
2015(loan) Whitehaven 6 1 0 0 4
2015(loan) Workington Town 6 4 0 0 16
2016– Swinton Lions 47 14 0 0 20
Total 112 36 0 0 108
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010- Wales 15 4 0 0 16
As of 19 February 2018
Source: [2][3]

Rhodri Lloyd (born 22 July 1993) is a Welsh professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Swinton Lions in the Betfred Championship. He plays as a second-row.[2][3]

He has played at representative level for Wales, and at club level for Wigan, and the London Broncos in the Super League,[4][5]

Background[edit]

Lloyd was born in Penpedairheol, Caerphilly, Wales.

Playing career[edit]

A junior player with South Wales Scorpions, Lloyd joined Wigan in 2012 and made his Super League début in the same season. He attended Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni a Welsh language secondary school in Caerphilly county.

In January 2014, he joined Widnes on loan.[6] In February 2015, he joined Swinton on loan. In February the following year (2016) he resigned for Swinton on a permanent basis.

International honours[edit]

Lloyd made his début for Wales against Italy in 2010 while just 17 years old. In doing so, he became the youngest ever player to win a senior cap for Wales.

In 2013, Lloyd played in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. He scored his first ever international try against Italy on the opening day of the tournament. He went on to score another try later on in the tournament.

In October 2015, Lloyd played in the 2015 European Cup.

In October 2016, Lloyd played in the 2017 World Cup qualifiers, he also captained the side in a friendly against Jamaica in Wakefield.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Rhodri Lloyd Wigan Warriors". www.superleague.co.uk. Rugby Football League. 2015. Retrieved 2 August 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Profile at loverugbyleague.com". loverugbyleague.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Wigan to develop Welsh youngsters". BBC News. 17 November 2011.
  5. ^ "Gareth Thomas scores on Wales début in loss to Italy". BBC. 6 October 2010. Retrieved 6 October 2010.
  6. ^ "Wigan Warriors' Rhodri Lloyd joins Widnes Vikings on loan". BBC Sport. 13 January 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

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