Sam elected as new captain of Weston

Sam Coles.

Sam Coles. - Credit: Archant

Prop Sam Coles is the new captain of Weston Rugby Club.

Sam Coles will be the new captain of Weston Rugby Club following the departure of George Sparks, who has taken up an exciting teaching opportunity in Brazil.

Coles joined Weston at the beginning of the 2014/15 season from Burnham, where he learnt his trade in their mini and junior section before playing his early senior rugby at the club.

Coles, aged 25, who is a farmer, was born in Weston and was educated at Lympsham Primary School before advancing to Hugh Sexey Middle School and Kings of Wessex comprehensive. He finished his schooling at Cannington College.

The prop has represented Somerset at both junior and senior levels and is renowned as a solid scrummager and strong ball carrier.

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