Rhys Priestland

Position: Fly Half
Honours: Wales (50 caps)
Date of birth: 9 January 1987
Birthplace: Llangathen, Wales
Height: 188cm (6' 2")
Weight: 92kg (14st 7lb)
Minutes played965
Drop goals0
Try assists0
Metres gained314
Turnovers won1
Turnovers conceded15
Lineouts Won0
Yellow cards0
Red cards0

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Welsh international fly-half Rhys Priestland joined Bath Rugby in 2015 from Scarlets, for whom he made over 150 appearances.

During Priestland’s playing career in West Wales, he became the region’s top points scorer with over 1000 points.

He burst onto the international scene in the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, where he steered Wales to their first semi-final since 1987.

Priestland signed a contract extension during the 2018/19 season, which keeps the fly-half at the Club until the end of the 2020/2021 season.

Six changes to the side for trip to Wasps

1 November 2019

Bath Rugby have made six changes the starting line-up, with Charlie Ewels captaining the side against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 15:00). Read more 

Priestland signs two-year deal with Bath Rugby

5 April 2019

“It’s taken a while to get to this point but the process has been completely transparent all the way. This has always been an incredibly important contract for me at this stage of my career and I am delighted to be staying at the Club. We are all striving to be better at what we do every day from the squad to the coaches and I really believe that our best performances lie ahead of us.” Read more 

Dogged derby encounter ends in one-point defeat for Bath Rugby

26 February 2017

A dogged derby was played out at Ashton Gate in the Aviva Premiership, with Bath Rugby having to settle for a losing bonus point after encountering a determined Bristol Rugby, final score 12-11. Read more 

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