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Hooker

Finlay Gibson

Player Stats

  • Date of Birth10 Apr 2001
  • BirthplaceKenilworth

A former prop, Finlay Gibson has settled into the middle of the front row as an aspiring hooker.

“I played tighthead through junior rugby but when I came to Tigers it was Jamie Taylor who moved me to hooker,” says Finlay.

“It’s a position that better suits my body type and I’m enjoying it. It’s a technical position but you still get your hands on the ball.”

Gibson came through the Hinckley DPP set-up at the age of 13 and has close family ties with his local club Kenilworth adding: “All my family play – cousins, brothers and my dad used to play.”

Getting to know you

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?

The ability to fly, to go anywhere you like would be nice.

What three things would you want if you were stuck in a desert island?

A dinghy, food and some suncream.