Willi Heinz (born rugby union player who represents England. He plays as a scrum-half for Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership. He previously played for the Crusaders in the Super Rugby and for Canterbury in the ITM Cup.24 November 1986) is a New Zealand-born
|Birth name||Willi Heinz|
|Date of birth||24 November 1986|
|Place of birth||Christchurch, Canterbury Region, New Zealand|
|Height||181.5 cm (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (14 st 0 lb; 196 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Heinz played four years in his XV rugby team at school, which is a record for the school.
In August 2019 he was selected as the starting scrum-half and vice-captain for England’s first summer international against Wales. That game marked his international debut for the England national team. Only one day after his international debut, Heinz was named in the England 31-man squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
- "Gloucester sign Crusaders scrum-half Willi Heinz". Sky Sports. 24 February 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015.
- "England rugby: Willi Heinz and Jason Woodward selected for training camp". BBC. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
- "Heinz honours grandmother with England call-up". Sport. 10 August 2019. Retrieved 11 September 2019.
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