Tom Wright (rugby, born 1997)

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Tom Wright
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Personal information
Full nameThomas Wright
Born (1997-07-21) 21 July 1997 (age 23)
Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight98 kg (15 st 6 lb)
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Five-eighth, Fullback
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2018 Manly Sea Eagles 51004
Rugby union
Position Wing
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2020– Brumbies
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2020– Australia 11005
As of 7 Nov 2020
Source: [1]

Tom Wright (born 21 July 1997) is an Australian national representative rugby union footballer who play as a winger for the Brumbies in Super Rugby and Australia at international level.

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He previously played rugby league as a five-eighth for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the NRL. He made his Australian representative rugby union debut for the Wallabies in the 2020 Bledisloe Cup series.

Background

Wright was born in Randwick, New South Wales, Australia. Tom played his junior rugby league for Clovelly Crocodiles and La Perouse Panthers. His junior rugby union was played with the Clovelly Eagles and then at high school while attending St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill.

Rugby league

Wright made his NRL debut in Round 10, 2018 for Manly Sea Eagles against the Brisbane Broncos. [2]

Rugby union

In September 2018 Wright joined rugby union club, the ACT Brumbies on a two year deal. [3]

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References

  1. Rugby League Project
  2. "Round 10 Sea Eagles vs Broncos". NRL. 12 May 2018.
  3. "ACT Brumbies sign Tom Wright from Manly to land coup for rugby union". Sydney Morning Herald. 12 September 2018.