Cory Hill rugby player
Cory Hill rugby player

Cory Hill

10th Feb 1992 1.96m/116kg No 4 Lock

Hill represented his home town of Pontypridd throughout all age grades until the under 15 level. He made his first start for the club in April 2010 in a game against Llanelli and scored two tries on his debut.

In April 2012 he was selected as captain of the Wales Under-20 squad for the Junior World Cup in South Africa.

The lock made his debut for the Men of Gwent against London Wasps in the LV=Cup at Rodney Parade. The Wales lock has represented on 3 occasions as he was named in their 2017 6 Nations squad.

In May 2017, Hill was included in the Wales squad for the two-Test summer tour.

In June 2017, Hill was called up into the British & Irish Lions squad as a shock inclusion following Wales' summer tour, where he finished the tournament with 10 total caps to his name.

Having played 85 times for the Dragons since joining in 2013 & scoring 11 tries, the club's captain was handed a new two-year contract to extend his stay with the region until 2020.

Hill was named in Wales' RWC squad after helping Wales secure a Six Nations Grand Slam but failed to recover from injury and was sent home having not played a single game at the World Cup.

He returned to the Welsh squad ahead of the 2020 Six Nations with 24 test caps to his name. He has featured 9 times previously in Six Nations' matches.

Career

dreago Dragons
No 4 Lock
2013 - present
wales Wales
No 4 Lock
2016 - present
Pontypridd RFC logo Pontypridd RFC
No 5 Lock
R2fRSPlg British & Irish Lions
No 5 Lock
2017 - present
cardiff Cardiff Blues
No 5 Lock
2011 - 2013