Tom Armstrong (rugby league)

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Tom Armstrong
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Personal information
Full nameThomas Armstrong
Born (1989-09-12) 12 September 1989 (age 34)
St. Helens, England
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight15 st 2 lb (96 kg) [1]
Playing information
Position Centre, Wing, Second-row
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2009–12 St Helens 17100040
2011Leigh Centurions (DR)23100040
2012 Swinton Lions 25130052
2013 Sheffield Eagles 35190076
2014–16 Leigh Centurions 714500180
2017 Widnes Vikings 111004
2018 Toronto Wolfpack 00000
Total1829800392
Source: [2] [3] [4]
As of 4 March 2018

Tom Armstrong is an English professional rugby league footballer who last played for the Toronto Wolfpack in the Betfred Championship. After Being released from the club. Armstrong is primarily a centre but can comfortably deputise on the wing and the back row.

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He previously played for amateur side Pilkington Recs, before joining St Helens. Armstrong has also played for Leigh and Swinton and the Widnes Vikings.

début season (2009)

Armstrong's début 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. [5] He went on from this to play against Huddersfield in the next round, [6] Hull Kingston Rovers [7] and a try scoring performance in a 4-0 win over Crusaders (he was the only player to score in this game) [8] 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. [9]

2010

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. [10]

2011

Armstrong was dual registered with Leigh for 2011's Super League XVI. [11] Armstrong scored the winning try in Leigh's 20-16 win over Halifax in the 2011 Northern Rail Cup Final.[ citation needed ]

2012

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

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References

  1. "Meet the Teams First Team Players". web page. Saints RFC. 2011. Retrieved 11 June 2011.
  2. loverugbyleague
  3. St Helens profile
  4. RLP
  5. "Saints 26-14 Warrington". saintsrlfc.com. 1 July 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2009.
  6. "Saints 23-6 Huddersfield". saintsrlfc.com. 1 July 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2009.
  7. "Saints 18-19 Hull KR". saintsrlfc.com. 1 July 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2009.
  8. "Saints 4-0 Celtic". saintsrlfc.com. 1 July 2009. Retrieved 1 July 2009.
  9. "Saints 44-24 Harlequins". saintsrlfc.com. 25 July 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2009.
  10. "St Helens 54-0 Hull KR". superleague.co.uk. 2 May 2010. Retrieved 2 May 2010.