Plymouth Albion

Plymouth Albion 2015/16 player profiles

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ELLIOT BALEElliot Bale

Position: Fly-half

Date of birth: 02/12/1991

Height: 5ft 10in

Weight: 13st 9lbs

Former clubs: Saint-Savin (France), Shelford, Cambridge, Bedford

Honours: Eastern Counties

 

TOM BEDFORDTom Bedford

Position: Centre

Date of birth: 24/11/1988

Height: 6ft

Weight: 15st 12lb

Former clubs: Exeter, Bedford, Newcastle, Cornish Pirates, Ealing, Esher.

Honours:  England Under-19s U18s & U16s

Did you know? Tom Bedford is a tree surgeon

 

DEAN BROOKER DeanBrooker3

Position:  Prop/hooker

Date of birth: 05/04/1994

Height: 6ft 2in

Weight: 18st 3lbs

Former clubs:  Cornish Pirates, Hartpury College

Honours:  South West U20s

Did you know? Dean Brooker is the cousin of Bristol hooker Chris Brooker, who has also played for Harlequins, Bath and Worcester.

ANDY CHESTERS

Position:  Back-row

Date of birth: 12/02/1992

Height: 6ft

Weight: 15st 6lbs

Former clubs:  Launceston, Hartpury College, Auckland

Did you know? Andy Chesters was a talented swimmer who attended Kelly College

 

DAN COLLIERDan Collier

Position: Lock

Date of birth: 15/12/1984

Height: 6ft 6in

Weight:  18st 9lbs

Former clubs: Ealing, Albion, Manchester, London Welsh

Honours: England Counties, Middlesex, Devon

 

CHRIS COURTIERChrisCourtier5

Position:  Back-row

Date of birth:  29/09/1993

Height: 6ft 4in

Weight: 17st 1lbs

Former clubs:  Launceston, Sidmouth, Okehampton

Honours:  Devon U20s, Cornwall

 

HARRISON CULLY

Position:  Wing

Date of birth: 03/02/1997

Height: 6ft 1in

Weight: 14st 2lbs

Former clubs:  DR from Exeter Chiefs, Brixham, Newquay

 

NILE DACRESNile Dacres

Position:  back-row/lock

Date of birth: 09/10/1991

Height: 6ft 5in

Weight: 17st 5lbs

Former clubs:  Worcester, Rotherham (loan), Stourbridge, Moseley

Honours: North Midlands

Did you know? Nile Dacres’ dad played basketball for the Plymouth Raiders

 

JON DAWE

Position:  Wing

Date of birth: 01/11/1993

Height: 6ft 2in

Weight: 15st 1lb

Former clubs: Launceston

Honours:  Cornwall

OLLIE DAWEollie Dawe

Position: Prop

Date of birth: 14/03/1997

Height: 6ft 2in

Weight: 17st 8lbs

Former clubs:  Exeter Chiefs Academy

Honours: England U18s

 

DAVID FISHERDavid Fisher

Position: Lock

Date of birth:  05/06/1993

Height: 6ft 3in

Weight: 18st 2lbs

Former clubs: Varsity College Old Boys (SA), Natal Sharks Academy

Honours: Natal Sharks U21

 

ETHAN FORDEthan Ford

Position:  Full-back/Wing

Date of birth:  25/10/1991

Height: 5ft 10in

Weight: 14st 2lbs

Former clubs:  Randwick (Australia)

Honours:  Australia under-20s and schoolboys

Did you know? Ethan Ford loves Disney cartoon films

 

RUPERT FREESTONERupert Freestone

Position: Prop/hooker

Date of birth: 23/04/1991

Height: 6ft

Weight: 17st 3lb

Former clubs:  Clifton, Bristol, Albion

Honours:  England schoolboys, Devon, Cornwall

Albion debut: 22/01/11 against Worcester

BEN HAWLEYBen Hawley

Position: Back-row

Date of birth: 18/05/1995

Height: 6ft 4in

Weight: 15st 11lbs

Former clubs: Exmouth, Topsham

Honours: Devon, South West U18s

 

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JARRAD HAYLER

Position: Back-row

Date of birth: 09/03/1995

Height: 6ft 1in

Weight: 14st 10lbs

Former clubs: Havant

Honours: Royal Navy, South East England U18s, Hampshire

 

 

Ed Holmes

ED HOLMES

Position:  Lock

Date of birth:  27/12/1995

Height: 6ft 5in

Weight: 17st 6lbs

Former clubs: Exeter (DR), Launceston (loan)

Honours: England Students

 

CHRISTIAN JUDGEChristianJudge4

Position:  Prop

Date of birth:  08/01/1993

Height: 5ft 11in

Weight: 18st 4lbs

Former clubs:  Launceston, York University

Honours:  Cornwall

 

 

Marc KoteczkyMARC KOTECZKY

Position: Centre/fly-half/full-back

Date of birth: 25/01/1990

Height: 5ft 10in

Weight: 14st 1lb

Former clubs:  Randwick (Australia), Reggio (Italy), Eastern Suburbs (Australia)

Honours:  Australia 7s training squad

Albion debut: 20/09/14 against Rotherham

Did you know? Marc Koteczky has a Hungarian passport

 

Jack MaunderJACK MAUNDER

Position:  Scrum-half

Date of birth: 05/04/1997

Height: 5ft 11in

Weight: 12st 10lbs

Former clubs:  DR from Exeter, Cullompton

Honours:  England Under-18s

Did you know: Jack Maunder’s dad was a former captain of Exeter Chiefs

 

Jake MurphyJAKE MURPHY

Position: Centre/full-back

Date of birth:  01/01/1988

Height: 6ft

Weight: 15st

Former clubs: Launceston

Honours: Cornwall

 

 

JamesPenmanJAMES PENMAN

Position:  Hooker/Prop

Date of birth:  25/06/1988

Height: 6ft 1in

Weight: 17st 6lb

Former clubs:  Cambridge, East Coast Bay (NZ), North Habour (NZ)

Albion Debut:  11/04/15 against Bristol

Did you know? Penman was once a vegetarian.

 

Dan PullingerDAN PULLINGER

Position: Prop

Date of birth:  08/12/1994

Height: 6ft 1in

Weight: 18st 6lb

Former clubs:  Exeter Chiefs, Exmouth (loan), Devonport Services juniors

Honours: England U16s

Albion Debut:  13/09/14 against Nottingham

TOM PUTT

Position: Fly-half/Full-back

Date of birth: 16/07/1997

Height: 5ft 11in

Weight: 14st 2lbs

Former clubs: Newton Abbot, Exeter Academy

 

Seti RaumakitaSETI RAUMAKITA

Position: Back-row/wing/centre

Date of birth: 02/03/1988

Height: 5ft 10in

Weight: 15st 6lbs

Former clubs: Taunton, Devonport Services, Argaum

Honours: Combined Servies, Royal Navy

 

Billy SearleBILLY SEARLE

Position:  Fly-half/full-back

Date of birth:  25/03/1996

Height: 5ft 10in

Weight: 12st

Former clubs:  Launceston, Okehampton

Honours:  Cornwall, South West U18s

 

Cameron SetterCAMERON SETTER

Position: Scrum-half

Date of birth:  20/05/1993

Height: 5ft 10in

Weight: 14st 5lb

Former clubs:  Ivybridge, UWIC

Honours:  Devon

Debut: 10/01/14 against Stirling

Did you know? Setter’s dad is director of rugby at Ivybridge

 

Matt ShepherdMATT SHEPHERD

Position:  Scrum-half/wing/full-back

Date of birth: 07/003/1990

Height: 5ft 9in

Weight: 12st 4lbs

Former clubs: Launceston, St Austell, Cornish Pirates (B&I Cup)

Honours: England Counties, Cornwall

Did you know? Matt Shepherd has a St Austell RFC badge tattooed on his right thigh.

 

Herbie StuppleHERBIE SUPPLE

Position:  Back-row

Date of birth:  16/11/1990

Height: 6ft 3in

Weight: 18st 3lb

Former clubs:  Exeter, Launceston (loan), Taunton (loan), Redruth (loan)

Albion debut: 03/09/2011 against Esher

Honours: England U19s

Did you know? Herbie won Albion’s young player of the year award in the 2011/12 season

 

RobinWedlakeROBIN WEDLAKE

Position: Winger

Date of birth:  16/08/1994

Height: 6ft 1in

Weight: 14st 1lb

Former clubs:  Redruth

Honours: Cornwall

Did you know? Robin Wedlake’s dad is Belgian. On official team-sheets he is called Robin Wedlake-Millecham.

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