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George Catchpole

  • Date of Birth22 Jan 1994
  • BirthplaceNorwich, England
  • Height1.85m (6' 1)
  • Weight99kg (15st 8lbs)

A Tigers academy graduate, George Catchpole made his Aviva Premiership debut in a win over Gloucester in February 2015 and ended the season as Players’ Young Player of the Year.

With Tigers centres suffering a frustrating run of injury problems, Catchpole made a big impression in a team that went unbeaten through the pool stages of the Anglo-Welsh Cup during 2014/15 and retained his place in the squad for a tough run in the Aviva Premiership.

A year earlier Catchpole had made his Tigers debut in a Cup victory over the Ospreys at Welford Road and won a World Junior Championship with England Under-20s.

He has gained further senior experience during loan spells with Championship sides Nottingham and Doncaster Knights as well as playing in the Premiership Sevens series with Tigers as a teenager.

As a teenager George represented Eastern Counties while at Norwich School and played at North Walsham before joining the Tigers academy.

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