Player

Iestyn Harris - Flyhalf

Iestyn Harris
Height178
Weight90
Date Of Birth25/06/1976
Place Of BirthOldham
EducationNorth Chadderton
ClubsFeatherstone Rovers, Bradford Bulls, Cardiff, Leeds Rhinos, Warrington Wolves
RegionsCardiff Blues
HonoursWales RL, Great Britain, Wales, Wales Nines
ManagedSalford Red Devils, Wales RL, Wigan Warriors, Celtic Crusaders
Iestyn Harris was born 1976 in Oldham, Greater Manchester and played Rugby League, first for Warrington (in 1993) and then joining Leeds Rhinos in 1997. As a Rugby League player he represented both Wales and Great Britain – playing in 31 test matches. In 2001 he was persuaded by the WRU to switch codes and jnoined Cardiff. As an experienced player he was fast tracked into the national team and made his debut for Wales against Australia having little more than three hours of union experience to call on. After four years as a Union player he returned to League (citing family reasons for the return north) signing for Bradford Bulls before finishing his career with Featherstone Rovers
At the conclusion of his playing career in 2009 he was named as coach of the Welsh Rugby League team.
Following his career in both rugby codes Harris wrote a book entitled "There and Back - My journey from League to Union and back again”.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
2001-2002 18 10 1 7 6 29 37 0 199
2002-2003 24 11 1 12 1 29 47 0 204
TOTAL 42 21 2 19 7 58 84 0 403
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Cardiff 2 2 0 0 57 33 9
Aberavon 2 2 0 0 51 40 8
Merthyr 2 1 0 1 59 44 6
Swansea 2 1 0 1 47 29 5
Llandovery 1 1 0 0 26 20 5
Newport 1 1 0 0 29 23 5
Pontypridd 2 1 0 1 43 41 5
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 2 1 0 1 43 43 5
Ebbw Vale 2 0 0 2 44 71 1
Carmarthen Quins 1 0 0 1 17 20 1
Bridgend Ravens 1 0 0 1 26 27 1
Llanelli 2 0 0 2 15 66 0