Players & Staff at The Cornish Pirates...
DoB – 14th Oct 1991
Birthplace – Crymych
Height – 5’ 8” (1.73m)
Weight – 12st 13lbs (82kg)
Position – Scrum-half
Honours – Great Britain Student 7s, Wales 7s
It was announced ahead of the 2019/20 season that Welshman Rhodri had joined the Cornish Pirates on a two-year contract.
Having played rugby from the age of five to 18 for his home village club of Crymych in northeast Pembrokeshire, Rhodri next spent three years playing for UWIC (University of Wales Institute, Cardiff) in the BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) competition.
Following graduation, he represented Great Britain Students 7s in the Student Olympiad, which was, in his own words, “an unbelievable experience”, and sandwiched in between two spells playing for Llandovery in the Welsh Premiership he enjoyed two years involvement with Wales 7s.
A move to Rotherham for the 2017/18 Championship season proved a tough year, as the Titans were relegated, However, he certainly left his mark at the Mennaye Field, when in 62-47 loss against the Pirates he scored an impressive hat-trick.
Following his time ‘Up North’ Rhodri managed a move back to Wales to spend a season with the Dragons, and it was from there that he joined the Cornish Pirates.
Llandovery RFC, Rotherham, Dragons
What item can you not travel without when on an away trip?
iPhone and earphones
If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be?
Champions League Final
What training drill do you dread the most?
Watt Bike or contact
Where is your favourite place in cornwall?
If you were not working in high performance sport what job/career would you like to do?
I have an interest in doing/being an Iron Man