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Aaron Shingler

Aaron Shingler

Cap No 1090

Profile Biog
DOB 07th Aug 1987
Birthplace Aldershot,Hants
Position Back Row
Club/Region Scarlets
Height 1.96 m (6' 5“)
Weight 105.91 kg (16st 7lbs)
Honours Wales (27 caps)

Aaron Shingler was born in Aldershot to a Scottish mother, but grew up in west Wales.

He learned his rugby at Pontarddulais Comprehensive School and Gorseinon Tertiary College and went on to play cricket for England Under 19. A multi-talented all-round sportsman, he played for the Glamorgan 2nd XI for three seasons before signing for the senior side in 2007. A right-arm fast bowler he played once for England U19 in a youth one-day international against Bangladesh in 2005 and also represented Wales Minor Counties. His release from Glamorgan saw him pursue a career in rugby when he signed for Welsh Premiership side Llanelli.

He was called up by the Scarlets regional side in April, 2009, for their derby clash with the Ospreys and went on to play in three of the Scarlets’ four remaining fixtures at the end of that season. He had to miss the away defeat at Leinster as he was playing for Llanelli in the WRU Challenge Cup final. He scored a solo try from 70 metres, but it wasn’t enough to prevent Neath from winning 27-21.

Shingler’s first international call came in rugby’s shorter format a year later when he was selected to play for Wales Sevens at the Delhi Commonwealth Games. He helped Wales qualify from their pool, but in the end they were defeated 38-12 by Samoa in the Plate semi-final.
He has now made more than 100 appearances over his 10 year stint at the Scarlets and helped them to win the Guinness PRO12 title in 2017, when he was man of the match in the final against Munster. He played in the final defeat by Leinster in 2018, but unfortunately suffered a knee injury which forced him to miss the entire 2018/19 season.

He was called into Wales’ 35-man senior squad for the training camp in Poland prior to the 2012 6 Nations and made his international debut against Scotland on 12 February, 2012. It was his only appearance in Wales’ Grand Slam campaign, although he featured twice in the autumn of 2012 and in thee of Wales’ 2013 6 Nations ties as they made it back-to-back titles.

He played one match on Wales’ 2014 summer tour of South Africa, but had to wait until 2017 for his next cap. He then became a regular in the summer and autumn of 2017 and in the 2018 6 Nations before injury struck. His first Test try came against Ireland in Dublin in February 2018. He returned to the Wales squad when he was named in the 42-man training party for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

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First Team

Dan Biggar

Dan Biggar

Fly Half

Josh Adams

Josh Adams

Wing

Hallam Amos

Hallam Amos

Wing

Adam Beard

Adam Beard

Lock

Gareth Davies

Gareth Davies

Scrum Half

Cory Hill

Cory Hill

Lock

Seb Davies

Seb Davies

Lock

Eliott Dee

Elliot Dee

Hooker

Ryan Elias

Ryan Elias

Hooker

Rob Evans

Rob Evans

Prop

Wyn Jones

Wyn Jones

Prop

Samson Lee

Samson Lee

Prop

Dillon Lewis

Dillon Lewis

Prop

Ross Moriarty

Ross Moriarty

Back Row

George North

George North

Wing

Hadleigh Parkes

Hadleigh Parkes

Centre

Aaron Wainwright

Aaron Wainwright

Back Row

Owen Watkin

Owen Watkin

Centre

Tomos Williams

Tomos Williams

Scrum Half

Jake Ball

Jake Ball

Lock

Talupe Faletau

Taulupe Faletau

Back Row

Leigh Halfpenny

Leigh Halfpenny

Full Back

Alun Wyn Jones

Alun Wyn Jones

Lock

Josh Navidi

Josh Navidi

Flanker

Ken Owens

Ken Owens

Hooker

Aaron Shingler

Aaron Shingler

Back Row

Justin Tipuric

Justin Tipuric

Back Row

Liam Williams

Liam Williams

Full Back / Wing

Leon B

Leon Brown

Prop

Jonah Holmes

Jonah Holmes

Wing

Jarrod Evans

Jarrod Evans

Fly Half

Rhys Carre

Rhys Carre

Prop

Johnny McNicholl

Johnny McNicholl

Full back/Wing

Taine Basham

Taine Basham

Back row

WillGriff John

WillGriff John

Prop

Will Rowlands

Will Rowlands

Second Row

Louis Rees-Zammit

Louis Rees-Zammit

Winger

Nick Tompkins

Nick Tompkins

Centre

Rhys Webb

Rhys Webb

Scrum Half

Dewi Lake

Dewi Lake

Hooker

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