Player Profile

Tom Olbison

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Tom Olbison

position Second Row
D.O.B20/03/1991
Sponsor VIQI

Biography

Leeds-born Tom began playing rugby with Oulton Raiders at the age of 7 before moving on to the East Leeds club. Spells in the Scholarship programmes of Hunslet, Leeds and Bradford followed before he joined the Bulls Academy in 2007. Signing his first full time contract in 2009 'Olbi' went on to achieve is his childhood dream of playing in Super League when he made his debut against Warrington later that year, having already represented England at Under 16 level and toured Australia with the Under 18s. A brief loan period with Dewsbury came in 2013 with the fans' favourite going on to make 145 appearances for the Bulls, notching 19 tries in the process, in all competitions. Joining the Vikings in 2017 Tom is setting his stall out to re-establish himself as a regular at the top level. Away from the game Tom enjoys Mountain Biking when he gets the opportunity.