Harry Johnson-Holmes
Position Prop
Date of birth 3 February 1997
Height 186cm
Weight 111kg

Biography

Born and bred in the in central-western New South Wales town of Cowra,Harry Johnson-Holmes played his first rugby for the Cowra Eagles and although he gained more experience from regional competitions, the highlight of those early days was an appearance during half-time at a Bledisloe Cup Test. The Johnson-Holmes family moved to Newcastle when Harry was 10 and he joined the Wanderers club. From Merewether High School, Johnson-Holmes represented both NSW Combined High Schools and Australian Schools before he decided to take a chance to both study and play rugby with the University of Sydney. Johnson-Holmes progressed through the Colts ranks to the NSW U20s - where he won the 2017 Dave Dennis Player of the Year Award - and represented the Australian U20s at the World Championships. The following year Johnson-Holmes stepped up to the senior ranks when he made his Super Rugby debut off the bench against the Stormers in Sydney. In 2019, and with Tom Robertson undergoing rehabilitation due to a knee reconstruction, Johnson-Holmes was pitched into the Waratahs' starting side for 12 of their 16 Super Rugby matches.

HIGHLIGHTS

2015

Selected for the Australian Schools side.

2017

Johnson-Holmes was picked for the Junior Wallabies and played in the World Rugby U20s Championship in Georgia, where the team finished sixth.

2019

Named to make his debut in the Wallabies' first 2019 Test, against South Africa in Johannesburg.

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