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Richard Wigglesworth

Player Stats

  • Date of Birth9 Jun 1983
  • BirthplaceBlackpool
  • Height1.76m (5' 9)
  • Weight78kg (12st 4lbs)

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Premiership Rugby’s record appearance-holder and a six-time league champion, Richard Wigglesworth joined Leicester Tigers during the close season in 2020.

After coming the through the ranks of the Sale Sharks junior system, he made his professional debut in 2002 and represented England at Under-18, 19 and 21 age group levels, becoming an integral part of Premiership rugby with Sharks and then Saracens.

By the end of 2019/20, he stood on 288 games in the top flight, winning six league titles and a European Cup, plus 33 caps for England including selection for back-to-back Rugby World Cup campaigns in 2011 and 2015. His Test debut was against Italy in Rome during 2008.