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Back row

Oliver Arnold

Player Stats

  • Date of Birth21 Jan 2004
  • BirthplaceBoston, Lincolnshire

Oliver Arnold has experience in a number of sports, including bobsleigh, as well as reaching academy status with Leicester Tigers.

A national representative in bobsleigh, he also competed in shot putt and discus as an athlete, and only took up rugby as a 12-year-old when he wanted to try another sport.

His first club was Market Rasen & Louth RFC, playing centre, fly-half and hooker before settling into the back row and joining the Tigers Development Programme.

He is now a student at Uppingham School and joined the Tigers Academy in 2020/21.

Getting to know you

If you could meet a famous person, dead or alive, who would it be?
Muhammad Ali

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
The ability to read minds because then I’d never have to assume what people are thinking.

Who was your favourite Tigers player growing up?
Alesana Tuilagi.