Daniel Thomas rugby player
Daniel Thomas rugby player

Daniel Thomas

11th Oct 1993 1.83m/94kg Blindside Flanker

Dan Thomas, born on October 11, 1993, is a Welsh rugby union player who currently plays as a flanker for the Bristol Bears. He has previously represented Llanelli RFC and Gloucester. Thomas is also a Wales Under-20 international.

In January 2013, Thomas was selected for the Wales Under-20 squad for the 2013 Six Nations Under 20s Championship. He showcased his skills and potential at the junior level.

On May 2, 2017, Thomas made a move from Gloucester to local rivals Bristol in the RFU Championship, joining them for the 2017-18 season. Bristol's head coach at the time, Mark Tainton, praised Thomas's form and physicality, which had impressed him during his time at Gloucester.

On March 1, 2019, Thomas scored his first English Premiership try for Bristol in a thrilling and closely contested victory against his former team, Gloucester.

In October 2022, Thomas returned to the Scarlets on a short-term loan to provide injury cover. His rugby journey began with the Scarlets when he joined at the under-16 level. He progressed through the ranks and became a member of the Scarlets Academy. Thomas also represented the Wales Under-20 team during the 2012 Six Nations Championship, where he delivered an outstanding performance against Scotland at Eirias Park in Colwyn Bay.

After his time with the Scarlets, Thomas made a move to Gloucester in the summer of 2014. He immediately made an impact as part of the squad that won the Premiership Rugby 7s title.

In May 2017, Thomas joined Bristol Rugby for the 2017-18 season. He had a remarkable debut season, earning a place in the team of the season and receiving the supporters' player of the year award.

In March 2018, Thomas signed a contract extension with Bristol, committing himself to the club until 2021. His consistent performances and contributions have solidified his place in the Bristol Bears squad, showcasing his talent and dedication to the game.



image (13) Bristol Bears
Blindside Flanker
2017 - present
wales Wales U20's
Blindside Flanker
image (2) Gloucester Rugby
Blindside Flanker
2014 - 2017
scarlets Scarlets
Blindside Flanker
2012 - 2023