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Tom Varndell 2013/2014

Tom Varndell

Born in Ashford, Kent, Tom Varndell started playing rugby at Chinnor RFC, aged 9 and began his professional career at Leicester Tigers in 2005.

Tom made his name in Leicester colours as one of the quickest players in the game, scoring tries for fun and being rewarded with call ups for England at Sevens and senior level, having already played for England U21s.

He joined London Wasps for the 2009/10 season and quickly became a prolific try-scorer for the club.

He was an essential component to the Wasps side in their battle to stay in the Premiership during the 2011/12 season, including the infamous try saving tackle on Sam Vesty in a game against Bath which earned Wasps what proved to be a vital bonus point at the end of the season.

Last season Tom made 28 appearances for the Club and surpassed 100 appearances in total. He crossed the line 18 times in all competitions, including a brilliant hat-trick within 13 minutes against Mogliano Rugby - the quickest hat-trick in European Club Rugby.

With 13 tries apiece in the Aviva Premiership, Tom and Wasps teammate Christian Wade finished last season as the Aviva Premiership's top try scorers. Tom was also awarded as the Supporters Player of the Year.

His work off the pitch has been rewarded with two Community Player of the Year Awards.

Follow Tom on Twitter @Tom_Varndell

Click the squad picture and the action pictures on the left to zoom them.

Recent news stories on Tom Varndell:
Date Type Headline
26.08.2014 Club News Wasps face Esher in training game
23.08.2014 Club News Wasps make it two from two in pre-season
22.08.2014 Club News Wasps name squad for Connacht Rugby
17.08.2014 Club News Wasps see off Welsh in first pre-season game
15.08.2014 Club News Wasps name squad for London Welsh Friendly
03.06.2014 Club News Video: Varndell at the GSK Human Performance Lab
24.05.2014 Match Report Wasps secure final place in European Rugby Champions Cup
23.05.2014 Club News Team to play Stade Français
23.05.2014 Club News Wasps confirm players extending contracts
18.05.2014 Match Report Wasps take a one-point lead to Paris
16.05.2014 Club News London Wasps team to play Stade Francais
14.05.2014 Club News Awards Dinner a great success
10.05.2014 Match Report Northampton Saints 74 London Wasps 13
09.05.2014 Club News Team to play Northampton Saints
02.05.2014 Club News Team to play Newcastle Falcons
02.05.2014 Match Report Wasps win 11 try thriller
28.04.2014 Community Two Generations of Try Scorers at Twickenham
27.04.2014 Match Report Wasps bow out of the Amlin Challenge Cup
25.04.2014 Club News Team to play Bath
24.04.2014 Club News Your Guide To: London Wasps v Bath
19.04.2014 Match Report Wasps record bonus point win at The Stinger
18.04.2014 Club News Varndell and Johnson return for The Stinger
16.04.2014 Club News Sport Relief activity in the build-up to The Stinger
04.04.2014 Club News Your Guide to: London Wasps v Gloucester
18.03.2014 Club News 'It's Not Just a Question of Sport' returns!