Richie Rees rugby player
Richie Rees rugby player

Richie Rees

21st May 1983 1.76m/82kg Coach

A former scrumhalf, Ritchie Rees enjoyed a career spanning well over a decade in European rugby.

He started playing career at Dunvant RFC before turning out for the Ospreys regional team in Wales for two years, winning the Celtic League in the 04/05 season.

A stint in London followed with the Exiles but last just one season before he returned to Wales in 2007 signing for the Cardiff Blues. He won the EDF Energy Cup with the during the 08/09 season and the Amlin Challenge Cup the fellowing season.

A test call up followed for Rees as he made his test debut against England during the 2010 Six Nations and went on to score his first International try versus Australia in the 2010 Autumn series.

He earned his one-hundredth cap for the Cardiff Blues, playing against the Scarlets at Parc Y Scarlets on 5 May 2012 having announced in March that he was leaving the club to join Edinburgh.

Rees made his debut for the Barbarians versus Ireland on 29 May 2012 and one week later he scored versus his home nation of Wales on 2 June 2012.

He played 23 games for Edinburgh in a single season before making one final move to the Dragons where he would finish career after 48 games for the side in 2015.

He has since moved into coaching with his former side the Cardiff Blues.


image (1) Cardiff Rugby
2007 - present
ospreys Ospreys
Scrum Half
2004 - 2006
london-irish London Irish
Scrum Half
2006 - 2007
Deh1iTfWsAAYGy0 Edinburgh Rugby
Scrum Half
2012 - 2013
dragonsrugby Dragons RFC
Scrum Half
2013 - 2015
wales Wales
Scrum Half
2010 - 2015