Player Profiles for 1st XV for 2017 - 2018 (26 Players) 
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Photo 2116559579Lewis Bean cropped.jpg  Lewis Bean
Postion: Second Row
Height: 6’ 8" (2.03M)    Weight: 20st (127kg)
Born: Yorkshire
Date Joined: 15/05/2017
Prev Clubs: 2 Rifles Rugby
Honours: British Army Rugby Union
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Photo Jonah Boyce 2.jpg  Jonah Boyce
Postion: Prop
Height: 6’ 2" (1.87M)    Weight: 18st 1lb (115kg)
Born: 25th July 1994 in Birmingham
Date Joined: 24/03/2017
Prev Clubs: Loughborough Students, Birmingham & Solihull
Honours: England Colleges, Midlands U20, North Midalnds U20
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Photo 762858032Chris Brightwell.jpg  Chris Brightwell
Postion: Back Row / Strength & Conditioning Coach
Height: 6 3" (1.9m)    Weight: 16st 11lb (107kg)
Born: 3rd December 1984 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Date Joined: 18/06/2013
Prev Clubs: Sale Sharks, Bedford Blues, Leicester Lions, Birmingham & Solihull, Hawes Bay, Poneke, Taradale, Hastings
Honours: England 7s (18 Events)
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Photo 309855820Sam Brown.jpg  Sam Brown
Postion: Scrum Half
Height: 1.78M (5 10")    Weight: 82kg (12st 12lb)
Born: 24th July 1987 in Birmingham
Date Joined: 2011
Prev Clubs: Cinderford, Birmingham & Solihull
Honours: Somerset
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Photo James Burgoyne.jpg  James Burgoyne
Postion: Prop
Height: 1.78M    Weight: 114kg
Born: 22nd Feb 1997 in Birmingham
Date Joined: 02/09/2016
Prev Clubs: Moseley Oak, Moseley Colts
Honours: North Midlands U20
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Photo Laurence Cowen.jpg  Laurence Cowen
Postion: Back Row
Height: 6’ 2" (1.88M)    Weight: 16st 7lb (105kg)
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Date Joined: 22/03/2017
Prev Clubs: Hull Ionians, Birkenhead, University of Bath
Honours: Yorkshire
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Photo Aaron Crofts.jpg  Aaron Crofts
Postion: Second Row
Height: 6 6" (1.98M)    Weight: 16st 9lb (106kg)
Born: 26th March 1989
Date Joined: 16/08/2016
Prev Clubs: Old Coventrians, Broadstreet
Honours: Warwickshire
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Photo Simon Cross.jpg  Simon Cross
Postion: Head Coach
Height: 6’ 4" (1.93M)    Weight: 16st 11lb (107kg)
Born: 3rd February 1981 in Mauritius
Date Joined: 12/05/2017
Prev Clubs: Coaching:Worcester Warriors, Glasgow Warriors, Edinburgh Accies, Murrayfield Wanderers, Penicuik - Playing: Edinburgh, Wasps, Selkirk
Honours: Coaching: Scotland U20, Playing: Scotland 7s, Scotland U19
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Photo 39141646James Dixon cropped.jpg  James Dixon
Postion: Fly Half / Centre / Full Back
Height: 5’ 9" (1.75M)    Weight: 13st 7lb
Born: 23rd May 1994 in Aberdare
Date Joined: 15/05/2017
Prev Clubs: Bedwas, Royal Engineers, Newport Gwent Dragons, Taunton, Cardiff Blues Academy
Honours: UK Armed Forces (Combined Services), British Army Rugby Union
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Photo 1856746821Tom Fidler.jpg  Tom Fidler
Postion: Prop
Height: 1.91M (6 3")    Weight: 125kg (19st 10lb)
Born: 22nd October 1986 in Newbury
Date Joined: 14/05/2015
Prev Clubs: Plymouth Albion, Jersey, Ealing, Cambridge, Newbury, Dings Crusaders
Honours: England Students, England Counties
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Photo Mark Harrison.jpg  Mark Harrison
Postion: Wing
Height: 6 0" (1.83M)    Weight: 14st 2lb (92kg)
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Date Joined: 16/08/2016
Prev Clubs: Hartpury College, Gloucester Academy
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Photo Sam Hollingsworth.jpg  Sam Hollingsworth
Postion: Fly Half / Full Back / Centre
Height: 6’ 0" (1.83M)    Weight: 13st 3lb (84kg)
Born: 7th October 1997 in Coventry
Date Joined: 18/04/2017
Prev Clubs: Broadstreet, Old Coventrians, Coventry Development, Worcester Warriors U18
Honours: England Counties U18, Warwickshire U20 & U18
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Photo 1081824116Greg King.jpg  Greg King
Postion: Centre
Height: 5 10" (1.78M)    Weight: 14st 7lb (92kg)
Born: 24th April 1988 in Chipping Norton
Date Joined: 2011
Prev Clubs: Worcester, Hartpury College
Honours: England U20, U19, U18, North Midlands
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Photo 679963316Buster Lawrence.jpg  Buster Lawrence
Postion: Back Row / Second Row
Height: 1.93M (6 4") including hair    Weight: 104kg (16st 7lb)
Born: 7th November 1991
Date Joined: 12/5/2015 & 26/06/2012
Prev Clubs: Wasps, Moseley, Dings Crusaders, Colstons School
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Photo 1787657204Jaques Le Roux.jpg  Jacques Le Roux
Postion: Back Row
Height: 6 4" (1.93M)    Weight: 16st 11lb (107kg)
Born: 8th August 1984 in Cape Town SA
Date Joined: 15/06/2016
Prev Clubs: Coventry, Agronomia (Portugal), Pretoria Police Academy
Honours: Portugal national team (13 international matches)
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Photo Chris_Leathem 3.jpg  Chris Leathem
Postion: Wing / Full Back / Centre
Height: 5’ 11" (1.8M)    Weight: 14st 4lb (91kg)
Born: 23rf July 1991 in Lisburn
Date Joined: 03/04/2017
Prev Clubs: Cambridge, Irish Guards, Bainbridge, Malone
Honours: Eastern Counties, British Army, Ulster U20
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Photo Rob Lewis.jpg  Rob Lewis
Postion: Scrum Half
Height: 6’ 2" (1.88M)    Weight: 14st 9lb (93kg)
Born: 20th Nov 1987 in Abergavenny
Date Joined: 11/03/2017
Prev Clubs: London Welsh, Cardiff Blues, Newport Gwent Dragons, Ebbw Vale
Honours: Wales U18, U19, U20, Wales 7s, Barbarians
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Photo Callum McBurnie.jpg  Callum MacBurnie
Postion: Centre
Height: 6’ 1" (1.83M)    Weight: 14st 0lbs (87kg)
Born: 8/1/90 Oxford
Date Joined: 2009 & 3rd April 2017
Prev Clubs: Coventry, Moseley (3 seasons 38 appearances), Moseley Colts, Whitney
Honours: North Midlands, Scotland Development XV, Scotland U20
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Photo 1225654411Tim Molenaar.jpg  Tim Molenaar
Postion: Centre / Backs Coach
Height: 6 3" (1.90m)    Weight: 16st 5lb (104kg)
Born: 19th February 1981 in Masterton New Zealand
Date Joined: 08/06/2015
Prev Clubs: London Welsh, Harlequins (21 Appearances), Gloucester (79 Appearances), Nottingham (115 Appearances), Wellington, Old Boys University
Honours: New Zealand Universities
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Photo Ciaran Moore.jpg  Ciaran Moore
Postion: Back Row / Second Row
Height: 6’ 3" (1.92M)    Weight: 17st 6lb (111kg)
Born: 12th August 1993 in Bath
Date Joined: 24/03/2017
Prev Clubs: Stourbridge, Darlington Mowden Park, Moseley, Midsomer Norton
Honours: Southern Counties, Irish Exiles, Somerset U20
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Photo Mike Penn 2.jpg  Mike Penn
Postion: Full Back / Wing / Fly Half
Height: 5 9" (1.75M)    Weight: 13st 4lb (85kg)
Born: 7th August 1989 in Wordsley
Date Joined: 22/05/2013
Prev Clubs: Edinburgh, Heriots (Loan), Worcester Warriors, Nottingham (Loan), Birmingham & Solihull (Loan)
Honours: England U18
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Photo Sam Pointon 3 edit.jpg  Sam Pointon
Postion: Scrum Half / Full Back / Wing
Height: 5’ 7" (1.7M)    Weight: 12st 3lb (78kg)
Born: 27th September 1993 in Northampton
Date Joined: 18/04/2017
Prev Clubs: Loughborough Students, Northampton Saints Academy, Rugby School
Honours: England Students, GB Students 7s (World Champions 2014), Midlands U20 & U18, England U16
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Photo Richard Protherough.jpg  Richard Protherough
Postion: Director of Rugby
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Born: 9th November 1976 in Cheltenham
Date Joined: 19/08/2016
Prev Clubs: (Coaching) North Midlands U20, Bromsgrove, Moseley Oak, Old Coventrians (Playing) Moseley, Coventry, Worcester, Loughborough University
Honours: (Playing) England Students, England Schools U16, U18, U21
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Photo Sam Smith 2.jpg  Sam Smith
Postion: Centre / Wing / Full Back
Height: 6’ 3" (1.91M)    Weight: 16st 7lb (105kg)
Born: 30th April 1992 in Derby
Date Joined: 03/04/2017
Prev Clubs: Coventry, Burton, Leicester Lions, Hartpury College, Melbourne
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Photo Ollie Thomas.JPG  Ollie Thomas
Postion: Skills and Kicking coach
Height: 1.52M (5 10")    Weight: 85kg (13st 6lbs)
Born: 13th June 1983 Birmingham
Date Joined: 2002
Prev Clubs: Cornish Pirates, RC Challonas
Honours: England Counties, North Midlands
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Photo James Tideswell London Welsh cropped.jpg  James Tideswell
Postion: Tight Head Prop
Height: 6’ 1" (1.85M)    Weight: 18st 2lb (115kg)
Born: 6th November 1983 in Burton-on-Trent
Date Joined: 29/03/2017
Prev Clubs: Cinderford, Yorkshire Carnegie, London Welsh, London Irish, Plymouth Albion, Stourbridge, Hartpury College
Honours: England Counties
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