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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 1.98 m (6' 6“)
Weight 106.82 kg (16st 9lbs)
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

Gareth Anscombe

Gareth Anscombe

Fly Half/Full Back

Adam Beard

Adam Beard

Lock

Gareth Davies

Gareth Davies

Scrum Half

Jonathan Davies

Jonathan Davies

Centre

Seb Davies

Seb Davies

Lock

Ryan Elias

Ryan Elias

Hooker

Tomas Francis

Tomas Francis

Prop

Ellis Jenkins

Ellis Jenkins

Back Row

Wyn Jones

Wyn Jones

Prop

Dillon Lewis

Dillon Lewis

Prop

Ross Moriarty

Ross Moriarty

Back Row

Aaron Wainwright

Aaron Wainwright

Back Row

Owen Watkin

Owen Watkin

Centre

Tomos Williams

Tomos Williams

Scrum Half

Liam Williams

Liam Williams

Full Back / Wing

Leon Brown

Leon Brown

Prop

Rhys Carre

Rhys Carré

Prop

Johnny McNicholl

Johnny McNicholl

Full back/Wing

Taine Bashman

Taine Basham

Back row

Will Rowlands

Will Rowlands

Second Row

Louis Rees-Zammit

Louis Rees-Zammit

Winger

Nick Tompkins

Nick Tompkins

Centre

Dewi Lake

Dewi Lake

Hooker

Kieran Hardy

Kieran Hardy

Half back

Callum Sheedy

Callum Sheedy

Fly half

Lloyd Williams

Lloyd Williams

Scrum half

Uilisi Halaholo

Uilisi Halaholo

Centre

Ben Carter

Ben Carter

Second Row

Gareth Thomas

Gareth Thomas

Prop

Christ Tshiunza

Christ Tshiunza

Second/Back Row

Rhys Priestland

Rhys Priestland

Fly half

Alex Cuthbert

Alex Cuthbert

Winger

Bradley Roberts

Bradley Roberts

Hooker

Aaron Shingler

Jac Morgan

Aaron Shingler

James Ratti

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