Tom Grabham

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Tom Grabham
Birth nameTom Grabham
Date of birth (1991-06-20) 20 June 1991 (age 31)
Place of birth Bridgend, Wales
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight86 kg (13 st 8 lb; 190 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Scrum-half
Senior career
Correct as of 9 April 2023
National sevens team(s)
2012–2013 Wales

Tom Grabham (born 20 June 1991) is a Welsh former professional rugby union player who played as a wing or scrum-half. Prior to retirement, Grabham played for the Scarlets and the Ospreys.


Professional career

Grabham began playing for Tondu RFC, and came through the Ospreys development system, also playing for Bridgend Ravens and Aberavon RFC. [1] He made his Ospreys debut on 15 October 2011 in an Anglo-Welsh Cup match against Exeter Chiefs. [2] While with the Ospreys, Grabham underwent a positional change, moving from scrum half to wing. [1] Grabham signed a two year extension with the Ospreys in 2013. [3] He further extended his Ospreys contract in 2015 for another two seasons. [1]

On 27 June 2017, it was announced that Grabham would join the Scarlets for the 2017–18 Pro14 season. [4] Grabham made one appearance for the Scarlets, on 9 September 2017. During the match, Grabham suffered a serious knee injury, and announced his retirement on 13 April 2018. [5]

Grabham is a Wales Sevens international, and captained the team for an event in 2012. [6]

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  1. 1 2 3 "Grabham signs new Ospreys contract". BBC Sport. 25 March 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2023.
  2. "Ospreys team to face Exeter Chiefs". 14 October 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2023.
  3. "Ospreys wing Grabham sings new deal". BBC Sport. 21 March 2013. Retrieved 9 April 2023.
  4. "Scarlets confirm Prydie & Grabham signings". BBC Sport. 27 June 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2023.
  5. "Grabham forced to retire through injury". BBC Sport. 13 April 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2023.
  6. "Tom Grabham to captain Wales Sevens". 27 June 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2023.