Barnes, Hemi

Barnes, Hemi

DOB: 13/10/1995

Height: 6ft4in / 1.9m

Weight:  18st 8lbs / 118kg

Honours: None

Hemi Barnes is sponsored by: Hold The Line Gang / Lori Graigwen


Beddau born Hemi Barnes came up through the ranks of his local club, from junior and youth to senior level.

Having been drafted into the Blues Academy from the under 16 age group, Hemi was allocated to Merthyr RFC during the 2014 - 2015 season.

Released from the regional academy, he trained with Pontypridd during the summer of 2015 and featured in the club's pre-season games, making an impact as a dynamic back rower with the ability also to cover in the second row.

A call-up to the senior Ponty squad followed in preparation for the 2015 - 2016 campaign.

Hemi is employed as an apprentice Electrical Engineer.