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Sam Lockwood

Sam Lockwood
Birth nameSamuel Lockwood
Date of birth (1988-04-08) 8 April 1988 (age 31)
Place of birthDewsbury
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight18 st 12 lb (264 lb; 120 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Current team Newcastle Falcons
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–2014 Leeds Carnegie 42 (10)
2014–2016 Jersey Reds 47 (20)
2016– Newcastle Falcons 42 (0)
Correct as of 19 May 2019

Samuel Lockwood (born 28 April 1988)[1] is an English rugby union player for Newcastle Falcons in Premiership Rugby. His primary position is prop.

Career

Amongst various early jobs including a lifeguard and a firefighter in Suffolk, Lockwood began playing rugby at Middlesbrough RUFC and did not start playing prop until he was 21 years old.[2] Lockwood was a student at Leeds Metropolitan University and began playing for Leeds Carnegie in the RFU Championship, England's second tier.[3] Lockwood joined Jersey in January 2014, initially on loan until the end of that season.[4] His form for Jersey saw him named in the 2014-15 RFU Championship Dream Team.[5] Then in 2016 Lockwood joined Newcastle Falcons in Premiership Rugby, England's top tier.[3] On 30 January 2019 Lockwood signed a new two-year contract with Newcastle.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Sam Lockwood ESPN profile". ESPN. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  2. ^ "GET TO KNOW: SAM LOCKWOOD". The RPA. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Newcastle sign Jersey prop Sam Lockwood". The Rugby Paper. 5 April 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Sam Lockwood: Jersey sign Leeds prop on loan". BBC Sport. 29 January 2014. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Championship Dream XV 2014/15". RFU. 7 May 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2019.
  6. ^ "Sam Lockwood: Newcastle Falcons prop agrees new deal until 2021". BBC Sport. 30 January 2019. Retrieved 3 April 2019.