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Peter Short (rugby union)

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Full name  Peter Thomas Short
Role  Rugby player
Height  1.96 m

Current club  Exeter Chiefs
Weight  123 kg
Name  Peter Short
Positions  Flanker
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Date of birth  (1979-06-20) 20 June 1979 (age 36)
Education  Adams' Grammar School, Loughborough University, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Club  Moseley Rugby Football Club, Leicester Tigers, RC Narbonne, Bath Rugby, Exeter Chiefs

Place of birth  Liverpool, England

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Peter Short (born 20 June 1979 in Liverpool, England) was a rugby union footballer who played as a lock forward predominantly for Bath in the Aviva Premiership.

Short began his career with Moseley, before moving to top English side Leicester Tigers. There he mostly played in the back row at blindside flanker. He spent four years at Leicester as part of the squad that became 2000,01 and 02 premiership champions and back to back Heineken Cup winners making 49 first XV appearances, he moved to RC Narbonne of France and then to Bath.

He has converted from flanker to lock,

He has been called into the England Saxons squad to face Italy A in Ragusa, Sicily on 9 February 2008.

The signing of Short was confirmed by Exeter Chiefs official website on 14 June 2011. Unfortunately, Short was forced to retire from rugby in 2012 having failed to recover from a badly broken leg.

Short represented England Saxons at the 2009 Churchill Cup.

Short now coaches sport at Canford School in Dorset.


Peter Short (rugby union) Wikipedia