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Scott Quinnell
Wales
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Full name Leon Scott Quinnell
Born August 20, 1972, Llanelli
Current age 42 years 71 days
Major teams British and Irish Lions, Richmond, Wales
Position No. 8
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 264 lb
Relations Father - DL Quinnell, Brother - JC Quinnell, Brother - DG Quinnell

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 1993-2002 55 53 2 60 12 0 0 0 31 23 1 57.27
Wales 1993-2002 52 50 2 55 11 0 0 0 30 21 1 58.65
British and Irish Lions 2001-2001 3 3 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 33.33
Five/Six Nations 1994-2002 25 24 1 35 7 0 0 0 11 13 1 46.00
IRB Rugby World Cup 1999-1999 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 33.33

Career statistics
Test debut Wales v Canada at Cardiff, Nov 10, 1993 match details
Last Test Wales v Canada at Millennium Stadium, Nov 16, 2002 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 1997-1998 23 23 0 70 14 0 0 0 15 8 0 65.21
Richmond 1997-1998 23 23 0 70 14 0 0 0 15 8 0 65.21
Profile

Son of legendary Wales flanker Derek, Quinnell made a name for himself as a gutsy, world class No.8 at a time when the game in Wales was struggling. His Test debut came against Canada in 1993 but it was against France in 1994, as Wales were on their way to the Five Nations title, that he announced himself with a stunning solo try. A move to rugby league with Wigan followed but after two successful seasons, and a run to the semi-finals of the 1995 Rugby League World Cup, he returned to union with Richmond in 1996. He won selection for the 1997 Lions tour to South Africa but a hernia operation prevented him from playing in the Tests, a feat he would later achieve in 2001 - scoring a try against Australia in the first Test victory. He retired in 2005 to concentrate on coaching Llanelli, eventually becoming a popular television pundit.

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Jun 10, 2014
Simon Shaw shakes hands with Scott Quinnell after the pool draws
Simon Shaw shakes hands with Scott Quinnell after the pool draws
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Mar 6, 1999
Wales' Scott Quinnell celebrates victory
Wales' Scott Quinnell celebrates victory
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Feb 6, 1999
Scott Murray celebrates his try against Wales
Scott Murray celebrates his try against Wales
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Feb 15, 1997
Scott Quinnell is stopped by the French defence
Scott Quinnell is stopped by the French defence
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