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Tommy Reffell

Tommy Reffell
Birth nameTommy Reffell
Date of birth (1999-04-27) 27 April 1999 (age 20)
Place of birthBridgend, Wales
Height6 ft (183 cm)
Weight16 st 3 lb (227 lb; 103 kg)
SchoolPencoed Comprehensive School
Wyggeston and Queen Elizabeth I College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Current team Leicester Tigers
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017– Leicester Tigers 7 (5)
2017–2018 Loughborough Students 5 (5)
Correct as of 19 May 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2018–2019 Wales Under 20s 15 (10)

Tommy Reffell (born 27 April 1999)[1] is a Welsh professional rugby union player for Leicester Tigers in Premiership Rugby. His usual position is flanker.[2]


Reffell began his junior career at his local club Pencoed RFC aged 4.[3] He was part of the Ospreys under 16s[2] and joined Leicester aged 15.[3]

Reffell captained Wales at under 18s and under 20s.[4][5]

Reffell made his debut for Leicester Tigers on 10 November 2017 in a 33–31 defeat against Bath at the Rec in the Anglo-Welsh Cup.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Tommy Reffell ESPN profile". ESPN. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Leicester Tigers profile". Leicester Tigers. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Hotshot: Wales U20 flanker Tommy Reffell". Rugby World. 30 April 2018. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Leicester Tigers Tommy Reffell is ready for the world stage with Wales". Leicester Mercury. 29 May 2018. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Leicester Tigers' Tommy Reffell is taking Wales under-20s captaincy in his stride". Leicester Mercury. 5 June 2018. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Leicester Tigers give senior debuts to three academy graduates for Bath Rugby visit". Bath Chronicle. 9 November 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  7. ^ Jones, Paul. "Bath 33-31 Leicester Tigers verdict: Gallant young side go down to last-gasp defeat". Leicester Mercury. Retrieved 28 January 2018.