Get to know…Freddie Holmes

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First memory of rugby?

Not knowing the difference between forwards and backs

Debut for any club?

Devizes RFC 2009

Bath rugby league debut?

First game of the 2019 season against Oxford Cavaliers.

Have you always wanted to become a rugby league player?

Grew up playing Union but now prefer League by far.

What attracted you to play Rugby League/for the club?

League presents more opportunity to run with the ball, and is easily more exciting to watch as a fan.

What advice would you give someone getting into Rugby League?

Anyone that doesn’t like League clearly hasn’t given it a go.

Favourite Bath Rugby League moment?

Beating Cardiff 34-26 in December 2019

What’s been your favourite memory in your career so far?

Scoring my first try for Devizes

Are you into any other sports?

Rugby Union, Snooker and Football

Favourite food?


Least favourite food?


Favourite hobbies?

DIY as we recently moved house

Favourite places to travel?

Sofia and Copenhagen were great

If you were stuck on a desert island with one other Bath player who would it be?

Sam Pascoe: The sound he makes in a tackle mimics the mating call of a wild pig

If you were stuck on a desert island which item would you choose to have?


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