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Paul Arnold - Lock

Carmarthen Quins
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Paul Arnold
Height196
Weight97
Date Of Birth28/04/1968
Place Of BirthMorriston
EducationBishop Gore School, Swansea
ClubsSwansea, Carmarthen Quins, Ebbw Vale, Dunvant
HonoursWales, Wales A, Wales B, Wales RU U21
InvitationalCrawshays, Barbarians
· Joined the Quins in the Summer of 2001

· Captained the Quins in Seasons 2002/03 and 2003/04

· Has played a total of 240 games for the Quins 1st XV

· Played a key role in the Quins gaining promotion to the Premiership in 2003/04 and regaining their Premiership status in 2009/10

· He is the quickest player in the Premiership to achieve 100 League games missing just 4 matches in 104 games in the period between 01.09.2001 and 09.10.2004

· Was involved in the team’s highest Welsh Cup score against Tredegar Ironsides on the 18th December 2004 (also scoring a try) which they won by 81pts – 0

· Is the highest capped player to have joined the Quins at the end of an international career

RUGBY CAREER

Has played for Swansea; Carmarthen Quins; Ebbw Vale and Dunvant

· Played for Swansea RFC from 1987-2000 and 2009-2011

· Played a total of 308 games for Swansea scoring 41 tries

· Has played for the Barbarians; Wales Under 21; Wales ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams

INTERNATIONAL HONOURS

WALES: Gained the first of his 16 Welsh caps in 1989 and played his last international game in 1997

My thanks to Paul for providing me with this photograph
SEASON P W D L TRY CON PEN DG PTS
2001-2002 22 16 1 5 0 0 0 0 0
2002-2003 34 26 0 8 7 0 0 0 35
2003-2004 30 15 1 14 4 0 0 0 20
2004-2005 16 9 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
2005-2006 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009-2010 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 104 67 2 35 11 0 0 0 55