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Player Profile

10. Oliver Wilkes – Sponsored by the Party Box

Date of birth: 02/05/1980

Height: 6’1

Weight: 17st 7

Sponsor: The Party Box

Shirt Number: 10

Biography: (Current Rugby Career/Past)
Sheffield Eagles 1998 – 1999
Huddersfield Giants 1999 – 2001
Keighley Cougars 2001 – 2003
Leigh Centurions 2003 – 2005
Whitehaven 2006
Wigan Warriors 2006 – 2007
Widnes Vikings 2006 – 2007
Wakefields Wildcats 2008 – 2009
London Broncos 2010 – 2011
Wakefield Wildcats 2012 – 2013
Leigh Centurions 2014 – 2015
Scotland RL 2003 – 2013
2008 – 2013 World Cups

Hometown: Ulverston

Achivements in Rugby:
2003 Championship 1 + GF Winner
2004 Championship + GF Winner
2004 Northern Rail Winner
2006 Championship Runner Up
2007 Championship Runner Up
2007 Northern Rail Winner
2014 Championship + GF Winner
2015 Championship Winner

Best Moment of your Playing Career: Scoring the winning try in the CC quarter final victory over Wakefield in 2014.

Rugby Idol: Adrian Morley RL Legend

Worst Injury: I’ve had numerous broken bones, concussions and shoulder injuries but the most painful was medial knee ligament injury it was awful.

Personal aims for the 2016 season: Winning and performing to a high standard every week.

Most embarrasing moment: I don’t have one.

Earliest memory of watching or playing rugby: Playing winter rugby at about the age of 5 or 6 crying because it was so cold and wet, I’m surprised I carried on after that experience.

What is your match-day routine: I don’t have one but I am very grumpy game-day.

How do you relax outside of Rugby: Spending time with my wife Catherine and kids Sophia and Archie.

Favourite Song to listen to before a game: Anything with Bass.

Favourite Films: Dumb and Dummer, Man on Fire & Shawshank Redemption

Do you play any other sports: NO.

If you won the lottery, what would be the first luxury thing you’d buy: Some sort of Super Car.

Favourite Food: Absolutely anything.

What makes you laugh: Duh! Anything funny.

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go: Maldives NO KIDS

Where are you happiest: At home with my family.

Favourite Comedian: Jim Carey.

What was the last live concert you went to: Kings of Leon.

What do you prefer? A night in or night out? Defo a night in.

Favourite Current TV Show: Gold Rush

Favourite All-Time TV Show: Breaking Bad

Out of the Current Squad:

Who’s the biggest joker: Lee Haney
Thinks he’s the best looking: Josh Ward
Worst Dress Sense: Anthony Bate
Worst Dancer: Joe Bullock
Who’s longest in the shower: Shane Toal

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