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Will Bailey

Player Stats

  • Date of Birth17 Sep 2001
  • BirthplaceNottingham

Will is a recent addition to the Tigers set-up joining from his local club Nottingham Corsairs under a year ago. The 16 year old second row already stands at 203cm and has learnt a lot from Jamie Taylor and the academy team.

“In less than a year, I’ve already learnt even more about my job as a second row as well as the detail I need to add to my game,” he says.

“My club coach at Corsairs Andy Stout helped shape my knowledge of the game, so it’s been a fast learning curve in my short time here.

Will followed his brother into rugby, adding: “I actually started out as a winger. I then played at prop before falling in at second row and with players such as Martin Johnson, the club is a hugely inspiring place.”

Getting to know you

Favourite song to train to?

‘The Beast’ by Tech N9ne.

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

It would be great to be able to read minds – sure that would come in use.

If you could meet any famous person (dead or alive), who would it be?

Barack Obama – he seems interesting - and such a nice guy.