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Martyn Wood 2000/2001

Martyn Wood

Martyn WOOD, a teenage talent from the moment he arrived at Wasps five seasons ago. Now, carefully nurtured by Nigel Melville -- and who better to teach anyone the arts and foibles of scrum-half play -- he has graduated to full international honours, capped and picked in the starting line-up for England against Canada and America on the Summer Tour in 2001.

His potential was spotted on school pitches at home in Yorkshire and there was never any doubt where Martyn would end up when Nigel became Director of Rugby at Sudbury, as the game prepared to go professional. He waited patiently for his first full game at Loftus Road for and was outstanding in a powerful win against Sale.

He has a full armoury of options at scrum half -- a strong and lengthy pass, sharp break, intelligent kicks in either attack or defence, and constantly looks to join the line out wide. Martyn really came of age in the 98/99 season, establishing a first team place and forcing his way into Clive Woodward's World Cup squad.

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Martyn Wood's Details
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Position: Scrumhalf
Weight: 88kgs / 13st 12lbs
Height: 178cm / 5ft 10ins
Date of Birth: 25/04/1977
Place of Birth: Harrogate
Former Clubs: Bath Rugby
Representative Honours: , England A, England XV
Debut Match: Milan 02/11/1996
Joined Club: August 1996
Left Club: 2003
Heroes: Gareth Rees, Tiger Woods, Michael Johnson, Pete Sampras.
Hobbies: Cricket, squash, going to the theatre, cinema.
Describe Yourself: Committed and willing to listen and learn
Ups: being a member of the England RWC Squad
Downs: being knocked out of Europe in quarter-finals and being injured for part of the year.
Martyn's Club Stats: This Season Club Total
Club Appearances: 30 126
Replacement Apps: - 21
Tries: 1 13
Goals: - -
Drop Goals: - -
Penalties: - -
Total Points: 5 65
Martyn's Test Stats: Win Rate Total
Country Won: 2  Drawn: -  Lost: - England
Appearances 2
Tries 1
Conversions -
Penalties -
Drop Goals -
International Points 5