Player

Thomas Young - Back Row

Thomas Young
Height181
Weight102
Date Of Birth18/05/1992
Place Of BirthMerthyr Tydfil
ClubsWasps, Wasps A, Cardiff, Pontypridd, Gloucester Rugby
RegionsCardiff Blues, Blues U18, Blues North U16
HonoursWales, Wales U20, Wales U18
Having come through the Cardiff Blues Academy system and gaining age group honours at U18 and U20 levels for Wales, promising back row forward Thomas Young (son of Cardiff and Wales Legend, Dai) played 50 games for Cardiff between 2009 and 2013. Seeing his opportunities limited at Cardiff with the presence of other talented back row forwards of about the same age (Sam Warburton, Ellis Jenkins and Josh Navidi amongst others) Tom made the decision to join English Premiership side Gloucester. Before long, though he had moved on to join Wasps (where father, Dai, was head coach.) The move proved a good one as Tom was able to get the opportunities to develop his skills and showcase his talents becoming a vital member of the Wasps back row. He soon gained international recognition being in the Welsh international squad, although it was not until a 2017 trip to the South Sea Islands that he gained his first international caps playing in games against Tonga and Samoa.
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
2009-2010 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 14 6 1 7 1 0 0 0 5
2011-2012 15 3 2 10 0 0 0 0 0
2012-2013 19 5 1 13 1 0 0 0 5
TOTAL 50 14 4 32 2 0 0 0 10
TEAM P W D L PF PA PTS
Merthyr 23 18 0 5 651 393 91
Cardiff 23 18 1 4 696 469 89
Pontypridd 21 16 0 5 730 374 79
Llandovery 24 16 1 7 652 408 79
Newport 25 15 2 8 629 551 77
Ebbw Vale 24 16 1 7 541 423 76
Aberavon 22 14 2 6 485 415 69
Swansea 24 13 0 11 537 451 65
Rygbi Gogledd Cymru 1404 22 11 1 10 552 456 64
Carmarthen Quins 25 11 1 13 526 469 61
Bedwas 24 8 1 15 515 667 43
Bridgend Ravens 22 8 0 14 427 517 43
Llanelli 25 7 1 17 503 632 40
Cross Keys 23 5 1 17 464 734 34
Bargoed 23 4 0 19 400 756 22
Neath 24 1 0 23 350 943 3