Niall Sidney

D.O.B 03/08/1998
Height 192 cm
Weight 86 kg

A product of the Thunder Academy, Sidney enters his second year as a first team player, having made four appearances during season 2018.

Returning to his native North East after a season with City of Hull Academy, Sidney took to the field against Hemel Stags, Hunslet and West Wales Raiders both home and away and will be looking to build on those involvements in the coming campaign,

A product of Peterlee Pumas, the 20-year-old is adept at both fullback and on the wing and possesses an excellent turn of pace and good footwork, demonstrated superbly with a hat-trick of tries in a man of the match display in the club’s record-breaking 98-6 win over the Raiders.

Qualifying for Scotland internationally, Sidney made his senior international debut against France during 2018’s European Championships, having already represented the Bravehearts at Under 19 level.