Stuart Commins

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Stuart Commins (born 20 December 1988)[1] is a South African rugby union footballer for London Wasps in the English Premiership. He attended Diocesan College (Bishops) in Rondebosch, Cape Town and was Head of School.

He plays scrum half for the Premiership club, after moving from Northampton Saints at the end of the 2011/2012 Season. Commins spent two years at Northampton, making 17 appearances for the club, including an appearance in the 2011 Heineken Cup Final in Cardiff against Leinster. After agreeing to join London Irish for the 2012/2013 season, Commins decided to leave London Irish at the end of October, and play for Oxford University against Cambridge in the Varsity Match at Twickenham. He helped them secure a 26-19 victory in the 131st Nomura Varsity Match.

In his early years, the scrumhalf was a member of the University of Cape Town (UCT) rugby team,[2] for four years. As vice-captain Stuart helped UCT reach the final of the 2010 South African Varsity Competition. He also played for Western Province in the u19 Currie Cup Competition in 2007, and then represented his home province in the u21 Currie Cup Competition in 2008 and 2009.

On 10 May 2013, it was announced he would join newly promoted Ealing Trailfinders RFC for their début season in the Championship for 2013/14 [3]

References

  1. ^ Stuart Commins, Northampton Saints website. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
  2. ^ "SA Rugby Player Profile – Stuart Commins". South African Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 May 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.ealingrugby.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2932:ealing-trailfinders-new-players-announced-100513&catid=146:featured

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/rugbyunion/news/9725491/Varsity-Match-Rob-Stephen-on-song-for-Cambridge-ahead-of-Oxford-clash.html http://oxford.tab.co.uk/2013/01/24/wasps-look-for-commins-touch/ http://www.wasps.co.uk/news/wasps33626.ink http://www1.skysports.com/rugby-union/news/12551/8421412/Aviva-Premiership-Wasps-strengthen-with-Stuart-Commins-and-Charlie-Hayter http://www.rugby365.com/article/51671-wasps-get-more-sting http://www.rugbyfancast.com/2013/01/blogs/new-kids-on-the-block-for-wasps http://uctrfc.co.za/commins-in-oxford-intervarsity-team/ http://www.ealingrugby.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2932:ealing-trailfinders-new-players-announced-100513&catid=146:featured

External links

  • Getreading.co.uk
  • Northamptonsaints.co.uk
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