Rory Thornton

Rory Thornton (born 16 March 1995) is a rugby union player who plays for the Cardiff Blues. His position is lock forward.

Rory Thornton
Birth nameRory Thornton
Date of birth (1995-03-16) 16 March 1995 (age 26)
Place of birthSwansea, Wales
Height201 cm (6 ft 7 in)
Weight115 kg (18 st 2 lb; 254 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Current team Cardiff Blues
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014-2017
2017-
Ospreys
Cardiff Blues
55
25
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 11 December 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014
2017
Wales U20
Wales
4
1
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 23 June 2017

Thornton began his rugby career at Bonymaen RFC before joining the Swansea RFC and then the Ospreys. Thornton joined the Cardiff blues on a season long loan prior to the 2018-2019 Pro 14 season and then signed a permanent contract with Cardiff for the following season.

InternationalEdit

Thornton captained the Wales Under 20 team.

In January 2014 he was called up to the Wales national rugby union team training squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.[1] In May 2017 he was named in the Wales senior squad for the tests against Tonga and Samoa in June 2017[2]

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