|Tom Curry Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1 in|
|Date of Birth||June 15, 1998|
Tom Curry is a professional English rugby union player who is best known for his contribution as a flanker to Greater Manchesters Sale Sharks. Besides that, he is also considered to be one of the greatest English emerging back-rower of all time. Tom has amassed a huge fan base with more than 150k followers on Instagram.
Thomas Michael Curry
Hounslow, England, United Kingdom
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Tom studied at the Oundle School in Northamptonshire and the Bishop Heber High School in Malpas, Chelshire.
Rugby Union Player
- Siblings – Ben Curry (Twin Brother) (Rugby Union Player)
- Others – Christopher John Olver (Uncle) (Rugby Union Hooker), Sam Olver (Cousin Brother) (Rugby Union Player)
Tom is represented by GreenRoom Sports.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
105 kg or 231.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Tall and muscular physique
- Short hair
Through his social media, Tom has either endorsed or promoted various brands such as –
- Bennett Winch
- Land Rover
Tom Curry Facts
- He was raised in England.
- Tom and his brother Ben both began playing rugby at the London Grasshoppers when they were just 4 years old. It was their father who had begun coaching them initially.
- He developed an interest in the sport during his schooling days as he was a keen observer of it.
- His uncle John Olver taught at the same Oundle School that he and Ben attended in the 6th form.
- He has been described as “Kamikaze Kid” and “Freak of Nature” by distinguished news sources such as The Telegraph and The Guardian.
- In October 2019, talkSPORT cited him to be “one of the greatest back-rowers England has ever had.”
- As of 2019, his brother revealed that he had Tom shared a home in Manchester.
- In the past, Tom was chosen as the brand ambassador for Adidas UK and Land Rover UK.
- Tom had built a strong image for himself in the sport within the 4 years since he began his professional career in 2016.
- On October 15, 2016, Tom played his debut match for the Sale Sharks against the Scarlets at the European Champions Cup. He was the 4th youngest English player to have ever played in the competition. At the same time, he was also the youngest to have played for the Sale Sharks.
- Australian head coach for the England national rugby union team Eddie Jones was the one who called him to the senior England team in 2017 for Argentina’s summer tour.
- In May 2017, after playing his first game against the Barbarians, he was announced as the “Man Of The Match.”
- He played his debut capped match at flanker against Argentina in June 2017. This also made him the youngest player of the England team to have started off at the flanker position. The same year, he was also titled as the youngest player to play forward on the national team since 1912.
- Tom started at #7 in all of England’s games. He also received the privilege to be part of England’s “2019 Six Nations Squad.”
Featured Image By Tom Curry / Instagram