Pellow Ricky

by Russell Gibbs and Geoff Pillinger

Ricky Pellow

Position: Scrum Half

Born: 19th February 1978 in Helston, Cornwall






Debut game: 14th December 1996 v Wakefield (replacement for Mike Horne)

Competitive Debut: 30th August 1997 v NEC Harlequins (replacement for Charlie Harrison)

Final game: 29th January 2000 v Glasgow

Number of Appearances: 22

Career details:

Scrum half Ricky Pellow had two spells with Bath Rugby after initially joining the club’s famous Academy in 1996. Ricky forced his way into the 1stXV reckoning in the first year of the professional era, making his debut as a replacement for Mike Horne (on the wing) in the 71-20 defeat of Wakefield. He went on to make a further substitute appearance, again on the wing for Jim Greenlees in a defeat at Bridgend. The following season saw Pellow returning to his more conventional role of scrum half, from where he made a league debut as a replacement for Charlie Harrison at Harlequins. A first start followed a week later in the Heineken Cup at Sardis Road, Pontypridd. Ricky made fourteen appearances in total for Bath’s during that campaign. The signing of Andy Nicol and Steve Hatley and the emergence of Gareth Cooper limited Ricky’s chances at the club and he left to join Exeter Chiefs, whilst also enjoying a spell at Worcester. He made a return to the Recreation Ground in 1999/2000 as cover as Bath suffered an injury crisis in the number nine position. He went on to play in a further four matches for the club, taking his overall total to 22, before enjoying spells at Worcester and Penzance & Newlyn.

Ricky joined Exeter Chiefs on 2009  and is currently the Skills Coach to the 1stXV and acts a Head Coach to the XV’s who playing in the Aviva A League as well as the Club’s 7’s squad.


Bath Rugby Appearances: 1996/1997 – 1997/1998 & 1999/2000: 10(11)

R. Pellow











Signed From: Bath Rugby Academy

Transferred To: Exeter Chiefs

Also Played For: Worcester, Manchester and Cornish.

This page was added on 23/12/2014.

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