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Liam Bradley Gill (born 8 June 1992) is a professional rugby union player for Lyon.[2] He was born in Melbourne and lived in the United States before playing junior Rugby in Adelaide for the Old Collegians.[3]

Liam Gill
Birth nameLiam Bradley Gill
Date of birth (1992-06-08) 8 June 1992 (age 27)
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight96 kg (15.1 st; 212 lb)
SchoolSt Joseph's College, Gregory Terrace
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Lyon
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014–15
2016–17
2017–
Brisbane City
Toulon
Lyon
13
29
12
(40)
(35)
(10)
Correct as of 28 June 2017
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–16 Reds 76 (53)
Correct as of 21 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009
2010–12
2012–
Australia Schools
Australia U20
Australia
6
9
15
(?)
(10)
(0)
Correct as of 17 November 2013
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2009–14 Australia 7s

He attended Gregory Terrace, a private school in Brisbane. He was not only captain of the first 15 in 2009 but also school vice-captain.

In 2010, he became the youngest ever to player to compete in the IRB Junior World Championship during which his Australian side lost to New Zealand in the final.[4] He was a member of the Australia U20s team that competed in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship, along with fellow Queenslanders: Joel Faulkner, Tevita Kuridrani, Matt Lucas, Simon Morahan, Eddie Quirk, Siliva Siliva, Dom Shipperley, and Kimami Sitauti. He was named captain of the Australia U20s side that competed in the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship.[4]

In 2012, Gill made his debut for the Australian Rugby Team, the 'Wallabies'. As well as being that year's Australian Under-20 captain, Gill became the 861st player to have represented Australia.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Profile, rugby.com.au; accessed 15 September 2014.
  2. ^ Harris, Bret (14 February 2012). "Liam Gill is seen as the emerging No 7 in Australian rugby". Australian. News. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Liam Gill". Player Profile. QLD Reds. 2012. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  4. ^ a b "JWC 2012: Twenty players to watch".

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