Pedro Leal (rugby union)

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Pedro Leal
Pedro Leal 2016-05-15.jpg
Date of birth (1984-04-28) April 28, 1984 (age 34)
Place of birth Lisbon, Portugal
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Scrum-half / Fullback / Fly-Half
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)


2011-2012
2013-2014
Direito
Brive
Nice
Lusitanos XV


10
2


(111) 5t
(3)
Correct as of 11 February 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004-present [2] Portugal 71 (259) 5t
Correct as of 11 February 2014
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2005-present Portugal

Pedro Leal (born 28 April 1984, in Lisbon) is a Portuguese international rugby player and a regular on the World Rugby Sevens World Series circuit. He is widely considered Portugal's best player in rugby sevens, and in the 2006/07 IRB Sevens World Series he scored 20 tries from eight tournament appearances.[3] He was the top scorer at the 2008 Hannover Sevens event, with 74 points. Leal is one of only nine players to have scored more than 1,000 points in the World Rugby Sevens World Series.

Leal has 37 full caps for Portugal and can play at full-back or scrum-half. He played three games at the 2007 Rugby World Cup.

References

  1. ^ "Federação Portuguesa de Rugby - Notícias". Fpr.pt. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. ^ "Pedro Leal | Rugby Union | Players and Officials | ESPN Scrum". Scrum.com. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  3. ^ "Player Statistics (Tries) for 2006/07 IRB Sevens series". irbsevens.com. 2007-09-08. Archived from the original on 2007-12-09. Retrieved 2007-09-08.


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