PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Andy
SURNAME Farrell
HEIGHT 190 cm
WEIGHT 102 Kg
BIRTH DATE 30 May 1975
BIRTH PLACE Wigan
PLAYER WRITE-UP
CLUB Saracens
POSITION Centre
Andy Farrell OBE has made considerable strides in rugby union since enduring an unlucky sequence of injuries after signing for Saracens in a joint deal with the RFU in March 2005. The former Great Britain rugby league player who won 34 caps, the first of which when he was 18, sustained a damaged toe in a training ground mishap and needed an operation on a prolapsed disc diagnosed after a car accident. It delayed his first union appearance until mid-September 2005 as a replacement in the Guinness Premiership match against Newcastle Falcons at Watford.
It contrasted with his dozen indestructible years with Wigan RLFC. He signed for them from local amateur club Orrell St James and made his senior debut when 16. He went on to win the prestigious Man of Steel award twice and, in 1998, led Wigan to victory in the inaugural Grand Final at Old Trafford. In 2000, he agreed a six-year contract with Wigan worth £1million and the following year set a club record of 429 points in a season and a Super League best in the same year of 388. He was famed for his cultured left boot when winning the reputation of being among rugby league’s most accurate goalkickers. Andy played his first representative match in the 15-a-side game for a World XV against a South African XV at the Walkers Stadium in Leicester last December and won the first of his three Test caps against Scotland in February.
Did you know?
Andy was one of rugby league’s most decorated players. He won the Challenge Cup and Super League and in 1996, he became the youngest captain of the Great Britain team at the age of 21 years four months. He had already been the youngest winner in a Challenge Cup final at 17 years 11 months and crowned a glittering rugby league career by being appointed OBE in 2005.
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
 
SQUAD LIST
England IRB Rugby World Cup - 2007
England Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
World XV Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006

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FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
2015 Free State Town Challenge Cup
Tuesday, May 05 2015
18:00 - UFS U/23 vs Old Greys
2015 Western Province Super League
Wednesday, May 06 2015
21:00 - FNB UCT vs FNB Victorians
21:00 - FNB Maties vs Belhar
2015 Eastern Province Grand Challenge
21:30 - FNB NMMU vs PE Crusaders
Vodacom Super Rugby
Friday, May 08 2015
09:35 - Crusaders vs Reds
AMI Stadium, Addington, Christchurch
11:40 - Rebels vs Blues
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Vodacom Cup
15:00 - Griffons vs Golden Lions
HT Pelatona Projects Stadium, Welkom
19:00 - EP Kings vs Sharks XV
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE

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