Emyr Phillips rugby player
Emyr Phillips rugby player

Emyr Phillips

22nd Feb 1987 1.83m/104kg Hooker

Originally from Llandovery, Emyr Phillips grew up playing for the town’s junior rugby teams.

He joined the Scarlets in 2008 and made his debut in a league match against Ulster in May 2009.

He has previously played for Llandovery and UWIC. In his Scarlets career to date, he has made over 50 appearances and scored 2 tries, one against Connacht and another against Saracens. Outside Rugby, Phillips has a degree in Sport and PE from UWIC and is also keen on playing cricket.

Since making his regional debut in March 2009, against the Dragons, Phillips has gone on to become one of the stalwarts of the region making 152 appearances to date, including an appearance off the replacements bench in the 2016-17 PRO12 semi-final and final victories.

As well as making a century and a half of appearances for the Scarlets Phillips has also represented his hometown club Llandovery 130 times.


Phillips has scored 21 tries in 282 appearances for Llandovery and the Scarlets. He won the first of three international caps for Wales against Japan in 2013.

As part of his continued professional development Phillips took on a role as Forwards Coach with Scarlets Under 18s and has more recently joined Llanelli RFC’s coaching staff.

In April 2018, he called time on his playing career at the end of the 2017/18 season in order to concentrate on the next leg of his rugby journey as a coach

July 2019 saw him being appointed as Scarlets' development skills coach.

(LS July 9, 2019)

Career

wales Wales
Hooker
2013 - 2015
scarlets Scarlets
Hooker
2008 - 2018