Craig Hill (rugby union)


Craig Hill (rugby union)
Craig Hill
Personal information
Full name Craig Hill
Date of birth 4 May 1982 (1982-05-04) (age 29)
Place of birth Cardiff, Wales
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 91 kg (14 st 5 lb)
Club information
Position(s) flanker
Current club Newport Gwent Dragons
Sevens National teams
Wales Sevens
Medal record
Rugby Sevens
Competitor for  Wales
Rugby World Cup Sevens
Gold Dubai 2009

Craig Hill (born 4 May 1982, Cardiff), is a Welsh rugby union player. An openside flanker, he first played his senior rugby for Caerphilly aged 18, before joining Newport in 2002, and moving to Pontypridd RFC in 2003. He currently plays his club rugby for Newport RFC after returning in 2005 and the Newport Gwent Dragons regional team. He made his debut for the Dragons 9 May 2009 against Edinburgh.

Hill made his Wales Sevens debut in 2008 at the Dubai leg of the IRB series and also represented the Wales national rugby union team (sevens) in other IRB competitions throughout 2009, most notably winning the Sevens Rugby World Cup in Dubai,and also along the way to lifting the trophy scored the first hat trick of the competition in the opening game against Zimbabwe.

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