After making his first team debut in the LV= Cup against Llanelli Scarlets in 2010-11, Chris was promoted to the first team for the following season and showed he was ready for the challenge of first team rugby, demonstrating his natural ability and maturity to be a key player in the squad, making 21 appearances and scoring two tries. He ended the season as part of the England U20 side who competed in the Junior World Championship in South Africa.
He is a former pupil from Prince Henry's and the young flanker joined the club in 2005. He was part of the side who clinched the Yorkshire Cup in 2009 with victory over Beverley. During his time with Leeds he has been able to gain valuable first team experience through two loans spells, firstly with Otley during the 2009-10 season and the following season he played 11 times for Doncaster.
Chris' former club is North Ribblesdale and he has won representative honours with England U16s and U18. During the summer of 2010 he was part of the England U18 squad who toured South Africa where he was captain of the side.
Away from rugby his ideal career would to be a farmer. His favourite TV programme is Deal or No Deal. Chris' childhood hero was Jonny Wilkinson and his greatest achievement so far is playing for England.
|DOB||21st Feb 1992|
|Height||1.83 m (6' 0")|
|Weight||99 kg (15 st 8 lb)|