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WillGriff John

Willgriff John

Profile Biog
DOB 04th Dec 1992
Birthplace Plymouth
Position Prop
Club/Region Pontypridd
Height 1.91 m (6' 3“)
Weight 126.82 kg (19st 11lbs)

Born in Plymouth, Will-Griff John was brought up in Ferndale in the Rhondda Valley. He went to Bridgend College and was in the same year as Dragons skipper Cory Hill and Cardiff Blues and Wales utility back, Matthew Morgan.

He won caps for Wales at U16, U18 and U20 levels and he played at the 2012 Junior World Championship. Having originally started as a No 8, he was converted to tight head prop while at the Cardiff Blues Academy. He made one appearance for the Blues in the Anglo-Welsh Cup and made 188 appearances for Cardif in the Welsh Premiership between 2010-13.

Released by the Blues in 2013, he went to New Zealand and played 18 times for Northland in the Mitre 10 Cup. He then opted to join Doncaster Knights in the English Championship, where he added a further 50 appearances to his playing CV. Having gained a reputation as a destructive scrummager, he caught the attention of Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond, who offered him a contract in 2017. Since then he has become one of the mainstays of the Sale pack.

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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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