Tom Arscott

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Tom Arscott
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Birth nameThomas Arscott
Date of birth (1987-08-25) 25 August 1987 (age 35)
Place of birth Plymouth, England
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb; 198 lb)
Notable relative(s) Luke Arscott
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Fullback
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2005–2007 Plymouth Albion 25 (45)
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2007–2010
2010–2012
2012–2013
2013–2017
2017
2017–2018
2018–2021
Bristol Rugby
Worcester Warriors
London Welsh
Sale Sharks
Yorkshire Carnegie
Rouen
Newcastle Falcons
37
33
24
72
6
15
19
(34)
(70)
(25)
(114)
(0)
(20)
(12)
Correct as of 6 September 2020
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
England U19

Tom Arscott (born 25 August 1987) is a rugby union player most recently with Newcastle Falcons.

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Arscott joined Bristol from Plymouth Albion before the start of the 2007–08 Guinness Premiership season, joining his brother Luke who had joined from the same team the season before.

He made an immediate impact, performing well in the pre-season friendlies impressing and then making his first competitive start in the Guinness Premiership at Sale before scoring in front of the home crowd the week after.

He joined Worcester Warriors in June 2010 but left in July 2012. [1]

On 13 July 2012, Arscott joined newly promoted club London Welsh in the Aviva Premiership. [2]

On 21 March 2013, Tom Arscott joined Sale Sharks from London Welsh to stay in the Aviva Premiership. [3]

On 19 January 2017, Arscott had his contract terminated by Sale Sharks after an internal investigation found that he leaked confidential team information to Bristol before their Premiership game on 1 January. [4] After been sacked from Sale, Arscott signed for Yorkshire Carnegie in the RFU Championship for the remainder of the 2016–17 season. [5]

He then signed for third division club in France named Rouen who compete in Federale 1 for the 2017–18 season. On 18 April 2018, Arscott returned to England to sign for Newcastle Falcons from the 2018–19 season. [6]

The 2018–19 season saw Arscott featuring at wing and full-back. A notable achievement playing a prominent part in Newcastle Falcon's reserves, reaching the A-League final in 2019. [7] He was rewarded with a new contract in January 2020 [8] but left the club over the Summer of 2021 [9]

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References

  1. "Worcester Warriors sign versatile back Tom Arscott from Bristol". BBC Sport. 29 June 2010.
  2. "Tom Arscott left Worcester Warriors to join London Welsh". BBC Sport. 13 July 2012.
  3. "Sale Sharks to sign versatile London Welsh back Tom Arscott". BBC Sport. 21 March 2013.
  4. "Latest News - the Official Home of Sale Sharks Rugby".
  5. "Tom Arscott: Yorkshire Carnegie sign winger after Sale sacking". BBC Sport. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  6. "Tom Arscott: Newcastle sign former Sale winger from next season". BBC Sport. 18 April 2018. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  7. "Tom Arscott player bio". Newcastle Falcons. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  8. "Arscott commits for another two seasons". Newcastle Falcons. Retrieved 20 September 2021.
  9. "Newcastle Falcons 2021-22 Season Preview". Premiership Rugby. Retrieved 20 September 2021.