Chris Ashton

Born: March 2, 1987 (age 30)

Weight: 14st 7lb (92kg)

Hometown: Wigan, Greater Manchester

Position: Wing
Chris Ashton (C) of Saracens is congratulated by teammate Neil de Kock (R) of Saracens after scoring his team's second try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium on March 28, 2015
Sports Mole has 134 articles about Chris Ashton. Articles 1 to 40:
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium on November 28, 2015
Chris Ashton: 'Retaining European title with Saracens a pleasure'
Chris Ashton says that becoming the top try-scorer in European competition is the "icing on the cake" after helping Saracens to a 28-17 victory over Clermont Auvergne.
May 13, 21:54
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium on November 28, 2015
Mark McCall 'disappointed' to see Chris Ashton leave Saracens
Mark McCall insists that Chris Ashton would have furthered his career by sticking with Saracens, and says his side will quickly move on.
Oct 25, 20:56
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium on November 28, 2015
Report: Chris Ashton on his way to French giants Toulon
A report claims that Saracens winger Chris Ashton is open to a move to Toulon, with talks between the two clubs thought to be ongoing.
Oct 18, 13:21
Owen Farrell majestically hoists the trophy aloft after the Aviva Premiership final between Saracens and Exeter Chiefs on May 28, 2016
Mark McCall: 'Owen Farrell on verge of return from injury'
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall suggests that Owen Farrell could return for his first appearance of the season against Toulon.
Oct 9, 19:59
Eddie Jones, the new England Rugby head coach, poses at Twickenham Stadium on November 20, 2015
Danny Cipriani, Chris Ashton left out of England training squad
Danny Cipriani and Chris Ashton are left out of England's provisional 45-man England pre-season squad, but there are debut call-ups for Mike Williams and Nathan Hughes.
Aug 1, 16:18
Owen Farrell majestically hoists the trophy aloft after the Aviva Premiership final between Saracens and Exeter Chiefs on May 28, 2016
Result: Saracens retain Premiership title with win over Exeter Chiefs
Saracens retain the Premiership title with a 28-20 win over Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham.
May 28, 16:52
Manu Tuilagi holds onto the ball during the England captain's run at the Millennium Stadium on March 15, 2013
Manu Tuilagi included in England squad for tour of Australia
England head coach Eddie Jones names injury doubts Manu Tuilagi and Owen Farrell in his 32-man squad for the three-Test tour of Australia.
May 22, 13:31
Chris Wyles goes over the line during the Aviva Premiership semi-final between Saracens and Leicester Tigers on May 21, 2016
Result: Saracens hold off Leicester Tigers fightback to reach Premiership final
Newly-crowned European champions Saracens book their place in a third consecutive Premiership final with a 44-17 victory over Leicester Tigers.
May 21, 14:26
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium on November 28, 2015
Chris Ashton's appeal against 10-week ban rejected by appeal committee
Saracens winger Chris Ashton loses his appeal against a 10-week ban, meaning that he will not play in England's Six Nations campaign.
Feb 4, 11:48
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium on November 28, 2015
Chris Ashton to appeal suspension
Saracens winger Chris Ashton confirms that he will appeal the 10-week suspension that has ruled him out of the Six Nations.
Jan 26, 10:23
Semesa Rokoduguni of Bath takes on Henry Slade of Exeter Chiefs during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Bath Rugby at Sandy Park on February 28, 2015
Semesa Rokoduguni called up to England squad
Bath wing Semesa Rokoduguni is called up to the England squad as cover for the suspended Chris Ashton.
Jan 24, 21:10
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium on November 28, 2015
Ten-week ban rules Chris Ashton out of Six Nations
Chris Ashton receives a 10-week ban, ruling him out of England's upcoming Six Nations campaign.
Jan 20, 13:47
Chris Ashton of Saracens celebrates scoring their second try during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Saracens at Twickenham Stoop on September 12, 2014
Paul Gustard: 'Chris Ashton defence is improving'
England defence coach Paul Gustard insists that he is not worried about Chris Ashton's tackling ability after the winger was included in the initial Six Nations squad.
Jan 14, 22:17
Eddie Jones, the new England Rugby head coach, poses at Twickenham Stadium on November 20, 2015
Eddie Jones names first England squad for Six Nations
Eddie Jones names his initial 33-man England squad for the Six Nations and includes seven new faces, omitting the likes of Tom Youngs and Danny Cipriani.
Jan 13, 14:04
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Worcester Warriors at Twickenham Stadium on November 28, 2015
Result: Saracens maintain 100% record
Saracens score six tries in a 48-18 win over Worcester Warriors, keeping them at the top of the Aviva Premiership table.
Nov 28, 17:14
Chris Henry (R) of Ulster and Richard Wigglesworth (L) of Saracens during the European Champions Cup Pool 1 rugby game at Kingspan Stadium on November 20, 2015 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Result: Saracens rally to claim bonus-point win over Ulster in Champions Cup clash
Saracens secure their second win of their European Rugby Champions Cup by defeating Ulster 27-9 in their match at the Kingspan Stadium, claiming a bonus-point victory.
Nov 20, 21:44
Chris Ashton of Saracens celebrates scoring their second try during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Saracens at Twickenham Stoop on September 12, 2014
Chris Ashton cut from England training squad for Rugby World Cup
Saracens winger Chris Ashton is one of seven players to have been cut from England's Rugby World Cup training squad.
Aug 7, 18:11
Chris Ashton of England celebrates after scoring a try during the QBE International match between England and Argentina at Twickenham Stadium on November 9, 2013
England winger Chris Ashton facing Rugby World Cup axe?
A report claims that Bath Rugby winger Semesa Rokoduguni will keep Chris Ashton out of England's Rugby World Cup squad, as Stuart Lancaster announces his latest cull.
Aug 7, 11:51
Bath players Peter Stringer and George Ford celebrate after Stringer had scored as Tommy Bell of the Tigers looks on during the Aviva Premiership semi final match between Bath Rugby and Leicester Tigers at Recreation Ground on May 23, 2015
Preview: Bath Rugby vs. Saracens
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Aviva Premiership final between Bath and Saracens at Twickenham.
May 28, 21:25
Bath centre Sam Burgess runs through the Sale defence during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath Rugby and Sale Sharks at Recreation Ground on March 6, 2015
Sam Burgess named in England Rugby World Cup training squad
Bath centre Sam Burgess is included in England's 50-man Rugby World Cup training squad.
May 20, 12:03
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over to score a try during the Heineken Cup Quarter-Final match between Ulster and Saracens at Ravenhill on April 5, 2014
Result: Saracens qualify for the playoffs with massive win over London Welsh
Chris Ashton scores four tries as Saracens thrash London Welsh to qualify for the Aviva Premiership playoffs.
May 16, 17:19
Bath's George Ford takes on the Newcastle Falcons defence during their Aviva Premiership match on February 8, 2014
Bath duo up for Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Season award
Bath duo George Ford and Jonathan Joseph are among the nominees for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Season award.
May 11, 15:18
Thomas Waldrom of Exeter celebrates after scoring a second half try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Exeter Chiefs at Allianz Park on May 10, 2015
Result: Two-try Thomas Waldrom helps Exeter Chiefs overcome Saracens
Saracens fall to a 24-20 defeat at home to Exeter Chiefs and now find themselves in fifth place in the Aviva Premiership table.
May 10, 15:56
Chris Ashton (C) of Saracens is congratulated by teammate Neil de Kock (R) of Saracens after scoring his team's second try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium on March 28, 2015
Result: Chris Wyles, Chris Ashton lead Saracens to win over Harlequins
Chris Ashton and Chris Wyles each score two tries to lead Saracens to a 42-14 win over Harlequins in the Aviva Premiership at Wembley.
Mar 28, 17:16
Chris Ashton of Saracens dives in to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Bath Rugby at Allianz Park on February 15, 2015
Result: Saracens survive late Bath salvo
Saracens record a 34-24 victory over Bath in an entertaining Aviva Premiership clash at the Allianz Park.
Feb 15, 14:55
Bath's English centre Sam Burgess looks on during the European Rugby Champions Cup rugby union match between Bath and Montpellier at the Recreation Ground in Bath, south west England on December 12, 2014
Team News: Sam Burgess to start for England Saxons
Sam Burgess is to start at inside centre for England Saxons in tomorrow evening's match against Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork.
Jan 29, 12:59
Danny Cipriani of Sale Sharks converts a try against Worcester Warriors during the Aviva Premiership match between Worcester Warriors and Sale Sharks at the Sixways Stadium, on February 22, 2014
Danny Cipriani, Nick Easter named in England training squad for Six Nations
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter return to the England training squad for the Six Nations.
Jan 21, 11:06
Chris Ashton of Saracens celebrates scoring a try during the European Rugby Champions Cup pool one match between Saracens and Munster at Allianz Park on January 17, 2015
Result: Saracens too strong for Munster
Chris Ashton scores two tries to lead Saracens to a 33-10 win over Munster in the European Rugby Champions Cup.
Jan 17, 14:55
Juan Pablo Socino (L) of Newcastle Falcons tackles Alex Goode of Saracens during the Aviva Premiership match on December 27, 2014
Result: Juan Socino misses late kick to earn Newcastle Falcons draw against Saracens
Juan Socino misses a conversion after the 80-minute mark which would have earned the Newcastle Falcons a draw against Saracens.
Dec 27, 16:51
Bath's Semesa Rokoduguni runs in to score a try against London Wasps during their Aviva Premiership match on November 24, 2013
Bath winger Semesa Rokoduguni called up to England squad
Bath's Semesa Rokoduguni is named in the England squad for their Autumn Internationals.
Oct 22, 13:05
Chris Ashton of Saracens celebrates scoring their second try during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Saracens at Twickenham Stoop on September 12, 2014
Result: Saracens narrowly beat Clermont Auvergne
David Strettle and Chris Ashton both score two tries for Saracens in their narrow win over Clermont Auvergne in the European Rugby Champions Cup.
Oct 18, 17:12
Alistair Hargreaves of Saracens scores a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Gloucester at Allianz Park on October 11, 2014
Result: Saracens come from behind to beat Gloucester
Saracens come back from a 10-point deficit to beat Gloucester 28-21 in the Aviva Premiership.
Oct 11, 16:55
Bath's Kyle Eastmond scores a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and London Wasps at the Recreation Ground on February 22, 2014
Result: Saracens suffers first defeat of the season
Kyle Eastmond and Jonathan Joseph score tries as Bath secure a 21-11 win over Saracens in the Aviva Premiership.
Oct 3, 21:37
Ernst Joubert of Saracens celebrates scoring a try with Alex Goode during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Sale Sharks at Allianz Park on September 27, 2014
Result: Saracens ease to win over Sale Sharks
Four tries from Saracens earn the home side a comfortable 40-19 victory over the Sale Sharks in their Aviva Premiership clash.
Sep 27, 17:24
Charlie Hodgson of Saracens passes the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Leicester Tigers at Allianz Park on December 21, 2013
Result: Charlie Hodgson inflicts heavy defeat on Harlequins
Charlie Hodgson scores a try and kicks five penalties as Saracens crush Harlequins 39-0 in the Aviva Premiership.
Sep 12, 21:38
David Streetle of Saracens scores a try during the Aviva Premiership match Saracens and Wasps at Twickenham Stadium on September 6, 2014
Result: Last-gasp try gives Saracens win
David Strettle completes his hat-trick in the final moments to give Saracens a 34-28 win over London Wasps in their opening match of the Aviva Premiership season.
Sep 6, 15:57
Freddie Burns looks on during the England training session held at Ponsonby Rugby Club on June 12, 2014
Freddie Burns selected at fly-half for England
Stuart Lancaster announces that Freddie Burns will start at fly-half against New Zealand in England's third and final Test.
Jun 19, 07:00
Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand celebrates his try with Aaron Smith during the International Test Match between the New Zealand All Blacks and England at Forsyth Barr Stadium on June 14, 2014
Result: New Zealand edge out England
New Zealand fight back from a 10-3 deficit to record a 28-27 victory over England in Dunedin.
Jun 14, 10:20
Saracens' Owen Farrell celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third try against Clermont Auvergne during the Heineken Cup semi-final match on April 26, 2014
Result: Saracens roar back to beat Harlequins and reach Aviva Premiership final
Saracens score 20 unanswered second-half points to beat Harlequins 31-17 in the Aviva Premiership playoff at Allianz Park.
May 17, 16:05
Chris Ashton of England celebrates after scoring a try during the QBE International match between England and Argentina at Twickenham Stadium on November 9, 2013
Mark McCall wants England recall for Chris Ashton
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall wants Chris Ashton to return to the England squad for their upcoming tour of New Zealand.
May 6, 15:15