Born in King’s Lynn, England, George North grew up on Anglesey, North Wales and was educated at Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern and Llandovery College. Before joining the Scarlets, he played for Llangefni, Pwllheli, Rhyl and Gogledd Cymru Under 16s.
North made his Scarlets debut at the age of 18 at the start of the 2010-11 season, scoring 2 tries in his first match against Benetton Treviso. Following impressive performances, he was selected to play for Wales in the Autumn Internationals and scored 2 tries on his debut against South Africa at the Millennium Stadium.
He was part of the Grand Slam winning Wales team in the 2012 Six Nations Championships and part of the Wales team that came fourth at the 2012 Rugby World cup in New Zealand. In his short career to date, he has broken many records, such as becoming the youngest player to score a try at a Rugby World Cup, and the youngest player ever to reach 10 international tries.