Gillies Craig

by Russell Gibbs and Geoff Pillinger

Craig Gillies

Position: Second Row

Born: 6th May 1976 in Paisley

Height: 6ft 9in

Weight:  15st 5lb

Education: Brunel College, Bristol.


Honours: England Colts, England U21, England A

Debut game: 26th November 1994 v Combined Services

Final game: 2nd December 1996 v Western Samoa

Number of Appearances: 6

Career details:

Member of Bath U21 squad. Huge lineout presence with ball skills coming from his early basketball days.

Lock forward Craig Gillies signed for Bath upon completing his studies at Brunel College, but found chances restricted in a competitive second row area. Craig made only two appearances for Bath, with his debut coming in a 40pts-20pts win over the Combined Services at the Rec. in November 1996.

Craig was transferred to Richmond and later gained rave reviews at Llanelli, before signing on loan for Gloucester at the tail end of the 2001/2002 season. Craig joined Worcester for season 2002/2003.

Signed From: Brunel College

Transferred To: Richmond

Also Played For: Llanelli, Gloucester, Worcester


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