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Player Profile - NilsMordt

By Old Man River
February 23 2006

Nils Mordt


Departed for Northampton Saints at the end of the 2007/2008 Season.

Photo courtesy of Cormac

Photo courtesy of Cormac

Photo courtesy of the R43 Family

Photo courtesy of Cill_Dara

Nils's Details
Place of Birth:Harare, Zimbabwe
Weight:14st 12lbs (94kg)
Height:6' 1" (1.85m)
Date of Birth:05/12/1983
Former Clubs:Maidenhead RFC
Representative Honours:EnglandU16, U18, U21, Sevens; Saxons
Joined Club:1st July 2002

Supporter's comments by : Old Man River

Nils started to emerge from the academy last season and is now a regular on both bench and field. Here is a genuine example of home grown talent shining through, admittedly home grown in South Africa until the age of 14, but who are we to split hairs. A promising young talent and one of whom great things are expected. A fluff-covered boiled sweet from the glove box for the first person to find out the origin of Nils's nickname!

Supporter's comments by : LKR

Nils was part of the England team in spring 2007 - the triumphant Saxons one that beat the New Zealand Maori to win the Churchill Cup rather than that other team on the ill-fated trip to South Africa. He was once a school pupil of the captain of that team – none other than our Academy Manager, Neal Hatley. Nils has played for England 7s, including winning a Commonwealth Games silver medal, and coached various London Irish 7s squads with the experience thus gained. As well as numerous first team appearances for London Irish, he has successfully captained the "A" team to their first home win in the "A" league for over a year.

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