Rhodri Hughes

Rhodri Hughes

Second Row

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Position:Second Row
Age:28
Weight:105kg
Height:197cm
Birthplace:Swansea
Previous Clubs:Hendy
Honours:Ospreys, Wales U16, U18 and U20s

Biography

Rhodri stands at 6 feet 5 inches and weighs in at just over 17 stones. He was educated at Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr (Gowerton) and Gower College (Swansea) and played senior rugby with Hendy, Swansea (32 games, 1 try) and Bridgend (17 games). He gained caps for Wales under-20s in 2012 v I,S,E,It,Fiji(WCrep),NZ(WC),Sam(WC), NZ(WC-semi),Arg(WC-3rd);  then in 2013 v I,F,It,S.E, Sam,S(WC), E(WC),SA(WC-semi),E(WC-final). For Wales under-16s he gained caps in 2010 v E,F,It; then Wales under-18s in 2011 v F,It,S,E,F. He signed for the Ospreys and played for Aberavon v Gala, Bristol and Leeds in 2013-14 in the GB/I Cup, but also assisted Swansea before quitting Premier rugby. However, coach Jason Hyatt brought him to Aberavon and he became a postman in Baglan, then becoming a manager. He has yet to score a try for Aberavon.