Paul Sackey

As of October 11, 2011 National: October 11, 2011

Paul Henry Sackey ( born November 8, 1979 in London ) is an English rugby union player who is used to the position of the outer three- quarter. He is active for the English national team and for Stade Français.


Sackey started 17 years ago with the rugby. Due to his speed he was soon appointed to regional selection teams. His first stop out of school was at the Bedford Blues, where he took his leave for England Under-21s and even took part in the World Cup this age group.

In 2000 he moved to London Irish in the highest professional league in England. In the same year he celebrated his debut for the 7 team. Over the next few years he achieved numerous attempts in the Premiership and was therefore used for the England Saxons.

In 2005 he moved to city rivals London Wasps, in his first season there, he landed at the end of the season among the top three players with the most attempts. In November 2006, Sackey made ​​his debut in the senior team, as they met the All Blacks. A week later he scored his first try against Argentina as a national player.

Due to an injury he was unable to attend the Six Nations 2007, but the World Cup he was fit again and belonged to the root formation. In the first round he scored two attempts against Samoa and Tonga.

With the Six Nations 2008, he was one of the most successful players with three tries in five games. The following year, his form had subsided, so he was not since mobilized for the national team. In the season 2010/11 he moved back to France for RC Toulon, a year later at Stade Français.