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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)
Games15
Minutes played813
Tries1
Conversions7
Drop goals0
Penalties12
Points55
Try assists0
Tackles51
Carries68
Metres gained418
Turnovers won0
Turnovers conceded17
Lineouts Won1
Yellow cards0
Red cards0

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Priestland is an integral part of the game Bath Rugby want to play and acts as an ambassador to the younger players coming through the Player pathway at the Club.

The Welsh international fly-half joined Bath Rugby in 2015 from Scarlets and has since developed his game management, making 93 caps for the Club to date and having 49 in the European competitions.

The fly-half is a great game manager and knows what parts of the pitch to put the ball in to apply pressure to the opposition. An assured goal kicker, the number 10 is also relentless in defence and holds the element of surprise when going forward.

 

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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