Harvey Skinner

About Harvey
DOB 31/12/1997
Born Taunton
Height 6ft 2in / 1.89m
Weight 14st 4lbs / 92kg

Position Fly-Half
Total Appearances 35
Total Tries 2
Total Points 48

Brought through the Academy system at Bicton College, working alongside Rob Gibson, Skinner was brought into the Chiefs senior ranks during the 2015/16 season.

Initially introduced as an apprentice as the club, the gifted playmaker impressed sufficiently enough, both in training, Under-18 and A League fixtures, to be handed a full contract at Sandy Park.

Initially on dual-registered terms with National League One side Plymouth Albion, then in the Championship with the Cornish Pirates, he made his senior Chiefs debut in the Anglo-Welsh Cup win at home to Cardiff Blues in November 2016.

Keen to provide able back-up to the likes of Joe Simmonds and Gareth Steenson, Skinner worked closely with both players and head coach Ali Hepher to develop his on-field game. 

It was a tactic that would serve him well and with the 2019/20 season offering him the chance to impress, he made his Gallagher Premiership debut in the impressive away win over Bristol Bears at Ashton Gate.

By the end of the season, he would feature six times in the top flight - a perfect foundation for him to kick on in 2020/21, especially with Steenson having retired into the club's coaching staff.

Season Stats
  • Minutes Played378
  • Points22
  • Tries2
  • Conversions3
  • Conversions Missed2
  • Penalty Goals2
  • Penalty Goals Missed1
  • Drop Goals0
  • Drop Goals Missed0
  • Carries39
  • Metres Gained178
  • Average Gain4.56
  • Clean Breaks4
  • Defenders Beaten5
  • Offloads0
  • Try Assists2
  • Passes59
  • Kicks In Play8
  • Tackles39
  • Tackles Missed9
  • Turnovers Won1
  • Turnovers Conceded2
  • Yellow Cards0
  • Red Cards0
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