Thirlby Paul

by Russell Gibbs and Geoff Pillinger

Paul Thirlby

Position: Fly Half

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Debut game: 2nd March 2001 v Bristol

Final game: 2nd March 2001 v Bristol

Number of Appearances: 1

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Brother of Full back/wing Rob, Paul made only one appearance in the Bath Rugby colours, starting the Phil de Glanville and Adedayo Adebayo Testimonial match with local rivals the Bristol Shoguns. His pace, sleight of hand and tactical brain were very much in evidence that evening as he crossed for a brace of well-taken tries and added one conversion to finish with a tally of twelve points. Despite this, he never had the chance to establish himself in the Bath Rugby squad and returned to his home of Cornwall where he starred for Redruth, for whom Rob also appeared earlier in his career. As with his brother, Paul was an adept Sevens player and starred for Somerset in the Tetley’s County Championship Sevens at Twickenham that they won in 2003.

Bath Rugby Friendly Appearances 2000/2001 – to date: 1

Bath Rugby Friendly Points 2000/2001 – to date: 12 – 2t, 1c

Signed From: Unattached when signed

Transferred To: Released

Also Played For: Redruth and possibly others that were untraceable

This page was added on 30/12/2014.

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