Oliver Wilkes

Oliver Wilkes

Player Details

PositionProp Forward
ClubWorkington Town
Squad Number0

Recent Games Played

14/10/2018ChampionshipSwinton 33 - 20 Workington
07/10/2018League 1Bradford 27 - 8 Workington
30/09/2018League 1Doncaster 18 - 30 Workington
16/09/2018League 1Workington 38 - 6 London S
08/09/2018League 1Newcastle 50 - 22 Workington


Wilkes started his career in the third season of the Super League competition with Sheffield Eagles at the age of 18 but made just one appearance for the club. He then went onto play for Huddersfield Giants playing six games during the 1999 season which saw Huddersfield escape relegation due to a merger with Sheffield United. Wilkes went onto play another season with the newly formed Huddersfield –Sheffield Giants before leaving the club at the end of the 2001 season. Wilkes then signed with Keighley Cougars for the 2001-2003 seasons and played 68 games for the club, scoring 18 tries in his time there including 10 during the 2003 season. Wilkes made his first International appearance for Scotland in 2003 against Ireland in the European Nations Cup tournament. He scored two goals in the next game of the competition against France game to help Scotland to a narrow victory. He was re-called for the 2005 European Cup and played in two Scotland defeats to Wales and Ireland. Wilkes also played in a 2008 World Cup Qualifier and in the 2010 European Cup. In 2004 Wilkes signed with Leigh Centurions, playing in the National League One division. Wilkes became a regular first team squad member, playing 30 games and scoring 8 tries. Centurions were promoted to Super League for the 2005 season and Wilkes stayed on at the club making 14 appearances during the season. On November 5th it was announced that Whitehaven had signed Wilkes from Leigh on a 12 month, part time deal with an additional year should Haven earn promotion. By March Wilkes has attracted the attention of Super League club Wigan Warriors and was allowed to leave the Cumbrian club in favour of top flight rugby. He made 6 appearances for Wigan before signing for newly relegated Widnes Vikings in National League One in May 2006. Wilkes stayed at Widnes until the end of 2007 and reached the playoff finals two years running but the Vikings lost in the final both years. Wilkes also played in the squad that won the 2007 Northern Rail Cup final against Whitehaven at Bloomfield Road. Wilkes signed with Wakefield Trinity Wildcats where he remained until signing for Harlequins for the 2010 season on a two year deal. On August 5th 2011 it was announced that Wilkes would return to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a two deal from the 2012 season.
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18/02/201815:00League 1Keighley Cougars44 - 34Workington Town
24/02/201814:30Challenge CupHunsley Club Parkside16 - 24Workington Town
11/03/201815:00League 1Workington Town74 - 6West Wales Raiders RL
18/03/201815:00Challenge CupWorkington Town20 - 22London Broncos
24/03/201815:00League 1London Skolars26 - 42Workington Town
30/03/201815:00League 1Whitehaven RLFC14 - 12Workington Town
08/04/201815:00League 1Workington Town17 - 16Bradford Bulls
15/04/201815:00League 1Hunslet RLFC27 - 20Workington Town
22/04/201815:00League 1Workington Town20 - 12North Wales Crusaders
29/04/201815:00League 1Workington Town10 - 32Oldham RLFC
06/05/201814:00League 1Hemel Stags12 - 60Workington Town
20/05/201815:00League 1Coventry Bears4 - 52Workington Town
27/05/201815:00League 1Workington Town38 - 18Newcastle Thunder
10/06/201815:00League 1York City Knights40 - 8Workington Town
17/06/201815:00League 1Workington Town34 - 6Doncaster RLFC
24/06/201815:00League 1Workington Town60 - 12Hemel Stags
01/07/201815:00League 1Oldham RLFC14 - 16Workington Town
08/07/201815:00League 1Workington Town28 - 18Hunslet RLFC
15/07/201813:30League 1Workington Town22 - 24Whitehaven RLFC
21/07/201815:00League 1West Wales Raiders RL6 - 46Workington Town
29/07/201814:30League 1North Wales Crusaders22 - 36Workington Town
05/08/201815:00League 1Workington Town34 - 12Keighley Cougars
12/08/201815:00League 1Workington Town40 - 16Coventry Bears
19/08/201815:00League 1Bradford Bulls18 - 24Workington Town
02/09/201815:00League 1Workington Town14 - 18York City Knights
08/09/201817:00League 1Newcastle Thunder50 - 22Workington Town
16/09/201815:00League 1Workington Town38 - 6London Skolars
30/09/201815:00League 1Doncaster RLFC18 - 30Workington Town
07/10/201815:00League 1Bradford Bulls27 - 8Workington Town
14/10/201815:00ChampionshipSwinton Lions33 - 20Workington Town