1st XV Squad 2019/20 – Surnames R-Z

Wharfedale RUFC 1st XV Playing Squad 2019/20 – Surnames R-W.


Andy Rhodes. Position – Flyhalf/Centre/Fullback. Born – 27 February 1988. Joined club – 23 July 2015. Previous clubs – Ilkley and Otley.


Richard Rhodes. Position – Lock. Born – 1 February 1991. Joined club – 4 September 2009. Previous clubs – Ilkley, Otley and Leeds. Representative honours – England U18s, Yorkshire U20s, and Yorkshire.


Sam Smith. Position – Back Row. Born – 8 November 1994. Joined club – 18 October 2016 from Juniors.


Will Smith. Position – Back Row. Born – 30 January 2001. Joined club – 6 September 2019. Previous clubs – Wensleydale and Ripon.


Matt Speres. Position – Hooker/Back row. Born – 3 March 1987. Joined club – 6 September 2019. Previous clubs – Sharks Academy (South Africa) U19 and U21, Skipton and North Ribblesdale.


Jake Starkey. Position – Hooker. Born – 15 July 1991. Joined club 31 October 2013 from Juniors.


Dan Stockdale. Position – Hooker. Born – 9 February 1990. Joined club – 27 March 2012. Previous clubs – Ballymena and Queen’s University, Belfast. Representative honours – Yorkshire.


Elliot Stockton. Position – Lock. Born – 12 April 1999. Joined club 18 October 2018 from Juniors.


Jacob Taylor. Position – Lock/Back Row. Born – 11 October 1998. Joined club 4 September 2019 from Juniors.


James Tyson. Position – Wing forward. Born – 28 October 1992. Joined club – 20 June 2014. Previous clubs – Leeds, Wharfedale and Hull Ionians. Representative honours – Yorkshire U20s and Yorkshire.


Louis Verity. Position – Flyhalf/Centre. Born – 4 November 2000. Joined club – 20 September 2019 from Juniors.


Chris Walker. Position – Back row. Born – 21 January 1992. Joined club – 25 August 2018. Previous clubs – North Ribblesdale, Wharfedale, Leeds, Doncaster, Otley and Rennes. Representative honours – England U20s.


Ralph Wellock. Position – Wing. Born – 5 April 1996. Joined club 11 September 2015 from Juniors. Representative honours – Yorkshire U20s.


Tom Whyte. Position – Back Row. Born – 19 January 1993. Joined club 3 May 2013 from Juniors.

Adam Williamson. Position – Centre. Born – 29 October 1999. Joined club – 4 September 2019. Previous clubs – Northampton Academy.


Phillip Woodhead. Position – Scrumhalf. Born – 16 January 1991. Joined club – 27 September 2009 from Juniors. Representative honours – Yorkshire and England Counties.

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