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Paul Grayson
England
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Full name Paul James Grayson
Born May 30, 1971, Chorley, Lancashire
Current age 43 years 109 days
Major teams Northampton Saints, England
Position Fly-half
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 195 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1995-2004 32 24 8 400 2 78 72 6 21 9 2 68.75
Five/Six Nations 1996-2004 17 15 2 232 2 30 48 6 13 4 0 76.47
IRB Rugby World Cup 1999-2003 6 3 3 84 0 27 10 0 4 2 0 66.66

Career statistics
Test debut England v Samoa at Twickenham, Dec 16, 1995 match details
Last Test England v Ireland at Twickenham, Mar 6, 2004 match details
Test Statsguru Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list

English Premiership
Team Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All matches 1997-2005 119 104 15 1238 9 148 290 9 67 51 1 56.72
Northampton Saints 1997-2005 119 104 15 1238 9 148 290 9 67 51 1 56.72
Profile

Grayson played 32 times for England and scored 400 points for the national team in an international career that spanned nine years - second on the English all-time list behind Jonny Wilkinson.

He made his debut against Western Samoa in 1995 and was a member of the 2003 World Cup winning squad.

Domestically Grayson spent his career at the Northampton Saints the pinnacle of which was in 2000 when he kicked the Saints to European glory in a tightly fought 9-8 win over Munster.

Late in 2004 Grayson moved into coaching while still a player during the tumultuous reign of Alan Solomons at Franklins Gardens, along with fellow former player Budge Pountney. Together they masterminded a last day-of-the-season escape from relegation.

Grayson retired from the game in 2004 and remains at the Saints where he is an assistant to Jim Mallinder.

Latest Articles
Mallinder denies Doran-Jones rift (Mar 1, 2013) Dickens steps up for Saints (Nov 21, 2012) Grayson departs from Northampton (Nov 20, 2012) England head north for latest Calcutta Cup clash (Mar 8, 2010) Ireland out for back-to-back victories (Feb 22, 2010) Paul Grayson news and articles (19) »
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Mar 22, 2003
England pose with the Calcutta Cup 2003
England pose with the Calcutta Cup 2003
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May 27, 2000
Paul Grayson kicks for goal against Munster
Paul Grayson kicks for goal against Munster
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May 27, 2000
Paul Grayson tackles Keith Wood
Paul Grayson tackles Keith Wood
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