Ricky Wright (rugby league)

Ricky Wright is a former professional rugby league footballer who played as a centre or in the second-row for Whitehaven in National League One and for the Sheffield Eagles in the Super League.

Ricky Wright
Personal information
Full nameRicky Wright
Born (1978-03-15) 15 March 1978 (age 44)
Workington, Cumbria, England
Height187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Playing information
Positionforward Centre, Prop, Loose forward
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1997–01 Sheffield Eagles 42 0 0 0 0
2002 Saint-Estève
2002–07 Workington Town 103 15 0 0 0
2007–08 Whitehaven RLFC 27 0 0 0 0
Total 172 15 0 0 0
As of 25 May 2021

Ricky played in the Super League for three seasons with Leeds Rhinos and the Sheffield Eagles and also playing a season in France for French outfit St Esteve before they merged and were re-named the Catalans Dragons in 2006. Ricky moved back to his roots in West Cumbria in 2002 and went on to play semi-professional for Cumbrian clubs Workington Town and Whitehaven.

Ricky Wright retired from Rugby League in 2008 at the age of 30 due work commitments.

In 2009-2011 Ricky Wright took over the first team coaches position of his former Amateur team Seaton Rangers currently playing the rugby in the Cumberland league.Taking time out from the game Ricky returned to his local club again in 2021 to coach Seaton Rangers u11s

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