Simmons Paul

by Geoff Pillinger
Player Paul Simmons

Paul Simmons

Position: Wing

Born: 9th December 1956 in Plymouth

Height: 5ft 9 ½in

Weight:  11st 10lb

Education: Wellsway School, Keynsham

Achievements:

Honours: Somerset (22 appearances)

Debut game: 19th January 1978 v Royal Air Force

Final game: 9th April 1986 v Clifton

Number of Appearances: 150

Career details:

Paul Simmons who was born in Plymouth on December 9th, 1956 has spent most of his life in the Bath area and learned his rugby at Wellsway School, Keynsham. On leaving school he joined Keynsham RFC, his local Combination club, and for three seasons played in their Colts XV. He then moved up to their 1st XV where his try-scoring ability attracted the attention of Bath. He moved to the Recreation Ground and made his debut against the RAF  and scored 10 tries in 17 games by the end of the season. Despite being unable to win a regular 1st XV place in 1978, he made his debut for Somerset against Monmouthshire and had his championship debut against Gloucestershire.

 

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