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Position: Fly Half
Honours: Wales (48 caps)
Date of birth: 9 January 1987
Birthplace: Llangathen, Wales
Height: 183cm (6')
Weight: 95kg (14st 13lb)
Games4
Minutes played243
Tries0
Conversions3
Drop goals0
Penalties11
Points39
Try assists0
Tackles30
Carries17
Metres gained80
Turnovers won0
Turnovers conceded5
Lineouts Won1
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.

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 

Priestland set for Twickenham this Sunday

27 May 2016

Rhys Priestland has been named among the replacements for Wales's visit to Twickenham this Sunday, as Warren Gatland’s side begin their five-match summer tour. Read more 

Priestland named for England/NZ series

10 May 2016

Bath Rugby fly-half Rhys Priestland has been named in an experienced 35-man squad to face England at Twickenham and the All Blacks in New Zealand this summer. Read more