Sam Wolstenholme is an English rugby union player who primarily plays as a scrum-half. He has represented clubs such as Yorkshire Carnegie, Wasps, Leicester Tigers, and currently plays for Bristol Bears in Premiership Rugby.
Sam Wolstenholme joined Leicester Tigers on January 1, 2023 on a short-term contract.
Wolstenholme attended Oakham School and later enrolled at Loughborough University to study economics while being part of the Yorkshire Carnegie academy.
He made his first-team debut for Yorkshire Carnegie in a British and Irish Cup pool game against London Scottish in October 2017. He scored the clinching try that secured victory for his side.
Wolstenholme became a regular player for Hull Ionians on dual registration while originally coming from Sheffield RUFC.
On 24 June 2019, Wolstenholme left Yorkshire Carnegie and joined Wasps in Premiership Rugby starting from the 2019-20 season.
He made his debut for Wasps in the Premiership Rugby Cup match against Saracens at the beginning of the 2019-20 season and scored his first try for the club against Sale Sharks.
In January 2023, Wolstenholme joined Leicester Tigers on a short-term contract. He played one game for the club in the Champions Cup quarter-final defeat to Leinster before leaving at the end of the season.
On 30 March 2023, Wolstenholme was announced as a new signing by Bristol Bears.
Throughout his career, Wolstenholme has showcased his talent and made significant contributions to his teams, including his performances for Yorkshire Carnegie and Wasps.
Wolstenholme's skill set as a scrum-half, combined with his understanding of the game and ability to create scoring opportunities, has made him a valuable asset on the field.
Wolstenholme is currently studying economics at Loughborough University alongside his rugby career.
He attended Oakham Grammar School for his higher education.
Wolstenholme has demonstrated his commitment to rugby and academic pursuits, balancing both aspects effectively throughout his journey.
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