7. Sam Powell

Scrum Half

Border Divide

Player Profile


Position: Hooker/Half-back

Date of birth: 03/07/1992

Heritage number: 1041

Height: 178cm/5ft 10ins

Weight: 91kg/14st 4lbs

Previous club: Wigan Academy (Wigan St Pats ARLFC)

Representative honours: -

Wigan Debut: vs Hull FC (H), scrum-half (one try), won 48-10 at DW Stadium, 03/08/2012


World Club Challenge Winner: 2017

Super League Winner: 2016 GF

Super League Finalist: 2014, 2015

Challenge Cup Finalist: 2017

League Leader’s Shield: 2012 (one appearance)


  • A versatile player who is equally competent at half-back or hooker
  • Nimble player who has the ability to create a gap in the opposition’s defensive line
  • Joined the Wigan Club at the age of 16 from Wigan St Patrick’s ARLFC
  • Spent four years in Club’s Academy and played starring role in 2011 Academy Grand Final win over Warrington
  • Made first team debut in August 2012 scoring a try in win over Hull
  • Selected for England Knights for game against Samoa in 2013 scoring two tries
  • Held down regular spot in first team during 2014 and signed new long-term deal with the Club on the eve of the 2015 season
  • Named Players’ Player of the Year for 2016 after standing in at Hooker for much of the year
  • Won the Super League Grand Final at third attempt in 2016
  • Started at Hooker in World Club Championship win, also featured off the bench in Challenge Cup Final

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2018 Statistics

  • 02 Games Played
  • 00 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions

Career Statistics

  • 133 Games Played
  • 17 Tries Scored
  • 00 Conversions
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Date Played Pos Result Score Try Goal Drop Goal Points
10/02/2018 Hull FC SH W 24 - 10 0 0 0 0
02/02/2018 Salford Red Devils SH W 40 - 12 0 0 0 0


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