Nottingham Rugby is delighted to
announce the signing of Liam O'Neill ahead of the 2014/15 Greene
King IPA Championship season.
O'Neill, 20, joins the club having spent the second half of the
last campaign at London Welsh having moved on to them from the
London Wasps Academy.
Liam played for the London Wasps AASE at Henley College for two
years between the ages of 16 and 18, before graduating into the
club's Academy, while on loan at Henley Hawks.
He helped Henley to National League One success in 2013, while
gaining further experience in the Aviva A League with Wasps. Liam
was also selected in Wasps' squad for J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Premiership Rugby 7s at Twickenham in 2013.
Born in Oxford, Liam played his club rugby at Stratford upon Avon
from the age of 13 to 16. He attended Southam College, playing for
Warwickshire, Oxfordshire, South West Under 16 and Midlands Under
Commenting on his move, O'Neill said, "I was looking for a fresh
start and Nottingham was a club that interested me a lot. I'd
heard very good things about Martin Haag and was keen to play under
"I'm looking to get as much game time as possible to continue my
development and I'm looking forward to the new experience of a new
city and a new club. Nottingham as a club should be pushing
for the top four and it'll be good to be part of the squad."
Nottingham Head Coach Martin Haag said, "We have been looking
for another winger to add competition and strength in depth in that
"Liam has been involved with Wasps as an academy player and has
more recently been part of the successful London Welsh team.
"I've been impressed with Liam's attitude and he has the
physical attributes needed for a winger in the Championship so I'm
very happy that he has agreed to choose Nottingham to continue his