Geoff Parling

Born: October 2, 1983 (age 34)

Weight: 18st 6lb (117kg)

Hometown: Stockton-on-Tees

Position: Lock
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Sports Mole has 56 articles about Geoff Parling. Articles 1 to 40:
Brad Barritt catches the ball during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on November 25, 2014
Brad Barritt to face disciplinary hearing over Geoff Parling tackle?
A report claims that Brad Barritt may face disciplinary action for his high tackle on Geoff Parling in Saracens' draw with Exeter Chiefs, which went unpunished.
Jan 7, 21:30
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
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Geoff Parling: 'Stuart Lancaster laid good foundations'
England lock Geoff Parling insists that whoever takes over as the team's new head coach will inherit a strong squad, despite their recent World Cup disappointment.
Nov 18, 19:31
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Geoff Parling: 'England must put things right'
England lock Geoff Parling tells Sports Mole that the team need to "put things right" following their exit from the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 11, 01:01
Owen Farrell of England is tackled during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Result: England bow out of Rugby World Cup with emphatic win over Uruguay
Nick Easter and Jack Nowell score hat-tricks as England thrash Uruguay 60-3 in their final match at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 21:52
Anthony Watson of England scores the first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Half-Time Report: Nick Easter puts England in control
Nick Easter scores two tries to lead England to a 21-3 lead over Uruguay at half time in their final match at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 20:52
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Geoff Parling: 'England allowed Wales back in'
England lock Geoff Parling believes that his side must learn to see out matches in the World Cup, after letting a 10-point lead slip in their 25-28 defeat to Wales.
Sep 30, 21:49
England's flanker and captain Chris Robshaw (C) celebrates a penalty try with teammates during a Pool A match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between England and Fiji at Twickenham stadium in south west London on September 18, 2015.
Half-Time Report: England take control in World Cup opener
England earn an 18-8 lead in an entertaining first half against Fiji as the World Cup gets underway at Twickenham.
Sep 18, 20:52
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Geoff Parling: 'We must be on top form'
Geoff Parling insists that Fiji will capitalise if England are not at their best in Friday's World Cup opener at Twickenham.
Sep 18, 08:21
Anthony Watson of England breaks away from Jonny Sexton of Ireland during the QBE International match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on September 5, 2015
Preview: England vs. Fiji
Sports Mole looks ahead to the opening game of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between hosts England and Fiji at Twickenham.
Sep 16, 16:08
Anthony Watson of England breaks away from Jonny Sexton of Ireland during the QBE International match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on September 5, 2015
England name unchanged side for Rugby World Cup opener
Stuart Lancaster sticks with a winning formula by naming an unchanged side for the meeting with Fiji in Friday's opening Rugby World Cup fixture.
Sep 14, 16:48
Brad Barritt catches the ball during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on November 25, 2014
England make five changes for Ireland clash
Brad Barritt returns to the England starting lineup for their final Rugby World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
Sep 1, 17:36
George Kruis of Saracens catches the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium on March 22, 2014
Report: England pick George Kruis over Dave Attwood in World Cup squad
Stuart Lancaster reportedly opts for lock George Kruis over Dave Attwood for England's World Cup squad.
Aug 26, 22:57
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
England lock Geoff Parling excited by France clash
Geoff Parling admits that he cannot wait for England's clash with France at Twickenham Stadium following a summer of gruelling training.
Aug 14, 12:48
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
Sam Burgess handed England starting berth
Sam Burgess is named in England's starting lineup to face France at Twickenham on Saturday.
Aug 10, 17:04
Adam Thompstone of Leicester Tigers is tackled by Phil Dollman and Matt Jess of Exeter Chiefs during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Exeter Chiefs at Welford Road on March 28, 2015
Result: Leicester Tigers survive Exeter Chiefs comeback
Leicester Tigers hold on to secure a 25-18 win over Exeter Chiefs in the Aviva Premiership.
Mar 28, 16:54
Ollie Atkins poses during the official 2013 NSW Waratahs headshots session at Allianz Stadium on January 23, 2013
Australian lock Ollie Atkins makes Exeter Chiefs move
Exeter Chiefs sign Ollie Atkins from Edinburgh on a two-year deal to fill the void left by departing captain Dean Mumm.
Mar 26, 07:07
England's Head Coach Stuart Lancaster walks on the pitch before the international rugby union test match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium, southwest of London on November 8, 2014
Stuart Lancaster: England "hugely excited" ahead of Six Nations decider
England head coach Stuart Lancaster admits that he faced a tough call over whether to name Geoff Parling in his squad for the showdown against France this weekend.
Mar 19, 13:49
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Geoff Parling comes in as only England change for Six Nations decider
Geoff Parling comes in as the only change for England's Six Nations decider against France on Saturday.
Mar 19, 09:49
Stuart Lancaster, the England head coach looks on during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 8, 2013
Stuart Lancaster hints at starts for Geoff Parling, Tom Youngs against France
England may make a couple of changes to their team to face France on Saturday, says Stuart Lancaster.
Mar 17, 04:51
Mike Brown of England in action during the England training session at Loughborough University on August 12, 2013
England duo Mike Brown, Courtney Lawes return to face Scotland
England pair Mike Brown and Courtney Lawes are recalled for the team's Six Nations clash with Scotland.
Mar 11, 16:13
England's Head Coach Stuart Lancaster walks on the pitch before the international rugby union test match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium, southwest of London on November 8, 2014
England retain 17 players at training base
England keep hold of 17 players to continue training at their Pennyhill Park base ahead of their crucial Six Nations clash with Ireland at the start of next month.
Feb 17, 13:57
England's Head Coach Stuart Lancaster walks on the pitch before the international rugby union test match between England and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium, southwest of London on November 8, 2014
England select 33-man training squad for Italy clash
England coach Stuart Lancaster picks a 33-man squad in preparation for Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy at Twickenham.
Feb 8, 23:15
Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards looks on during a Wales training session at the Vale on March 12, 2013
Shaun Edwards wary of wounded England ahead of Six Nations opener
Shaun Edwards refuses to play down the talents of England, despite Friday night's opponents coming into the game with just nine survivors from their last outing.
Feb 5, 14:21
David Wilson of Bath makes a break during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester Rugby and Bath Rugby at Kingsholm Stadium on December 20, 2014
England prop David Wilson ruled out of Six Nations opener
England prop David Wilson will miss the Six Nations opener against Wales with a neck injury.
Feb 2, 18:39
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Geoff Parling "looking forward" to Exeter Chiefs move
Exeter Chiefs are to be boosted by the addition of England international lock Geoff Parling and Bath Rugby wing Olly Woodburn next season.
Jan 29, 07:15
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
Warren Gatland: England have "so much strength in depth"
Wales head coach Warren Gatland plays down England's injury issues by insisting that they have "so much strength in depth".
Jan 28, 12:06
Brad Barritt catches the ball during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on November 25, 2014
Stuart Lancaster "pretty optimistic" over Brad Barritt, Geoff Parling
Stuart Lancaster is "pretty optimistic" that Brad Barritt and Geoff Parling will overcome knee injuries to face Italy in the Six Nations next month.
Jan 28, 11:39
Nick Easter of Harlequins is tackled by Tom Fowlie of London Irish during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and Harlequins at Twickenham Stadium on September 6, 2014
Nick Easter "buzzing" to be recalled by England
Nick Easter admits that he is "buzzing" to be back involved with England after being named in the Six Nations squad.
Jan 27, 21:59
Tom Croft of Leicester Tigers poses for a portrait at the photocall held at Welford Road on August 16, 2013
Tom Croft, Christian Day called up to England squad
Tom Croft and Christian Day are called up to England's Six Nations training squad as injury cover for Geoff Parling and Tom Wood.
Jan 26, 17:48
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
Jonny Wilkinson of Toulon kicks a penalty during the Heineken Cup pool 2 match between Cardiff Blues and Toulon at Cardiff Arms Park on October 19, 2013
Jonny Wilkinson: 'Rugby isn't getting more dangerous'
Jonny Wilkinson insists that rugby union isn't getting more dangerous despite the abundance of injuries currently hindering England's autumn campaign.
Oct 3, 20:37
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
Geoff Parling out until December
Concussion will sideline England and Bath's Geoff Parling for the next two months.
Sep 30, 14:21
Joe Launchbury looks on during the England training session at Pennyhill Park on November 12, 2013
Joe Launchbury recalled to replace injured Geoff Parling
Geoff Parling is ruled out of England's final Test against New Zealand and therefore Stuart Lancaster recalls Wasps lock Joe Launchbury for the match in Hamilton.
Jun 20, 10:14
Geoff Parling looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 29, 2013
England's Geoff Parling out of Australia clash
Geoff Parling is out of England's clash with Australia at the weekend due to suffering a concussion.
Oct 30, 06:29
Leicester Tigers' Toby Flood kicks a penallty during the Aviva Premiership Semi Final match against Harlequins on May 11, 2013
Richard Cockerill: 'Toby Flood favourite for Leicester Tigers captaincy'
Richard Cockerill says that Toby Flood is the early favourite to be named as the new captain of Leicester Tigers.
Jul 30, 08:00
British and Irish Lions player Geoff Parling during the match against Queensland Reds on June 8, 2013
Geoff Parling "devastated" by British and Irish Lions loss
Geoff Parling says that the British and Irish Lions must move on after being left "devastated" by their second Test loss to Australia.
Jul 1, 07:30
Lions coach Warren Gatland at a press conference on May 13, 2013
Warren Gatland adds physicality for Australia clash
Warren Gatland says that he wanted to add more physicality to his team ahead of the British and Irish Lions' second Test against Australia.
Jun 27, 06:39
Lions coach Warren Gatland at a press conference on May 13, 2013
British and Irish Lions team announced for second Australia Test
Coach Warren Gatland names the British and Irish Lions starting XV for Saturday's second Test against Australia in Melbourne.
Jun 27, 04:52
British and Irish Lions player Geoff Parling during the match against Queensland Reds on June 8, 2013
Geoff Parling withdrawn from Melbourne Rebels clash
Geoff Parling is likely to start against Australia on Saturday after being withdrawn from the British and Irish Lions' match with Melbourne Rebels on Tuesday.
Jun 24, 07:20



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