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David Wilson (rugby union, born 1985)

Dave Wilson
David Wilson (cropped).jpg
Wilson playing for Bath Rugby in 2013
Birth nameDavid George Wilson
Date of birth (1985-04-09) 9 April 1985 (age 34)
Place of birthSouth Shields, England
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight126 kg (278 lb; 19 st 12 lb)[1]
SchoolHarton Technology College
East Durham College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Tighthead prop
Current team Newcastle Falcons
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003–2009
2009–2016
2016–
Newcastle Falcons
Bath
Newcastle Falcons
75
136
34
(5)
(20)
(5)
Correct as of 19 May 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–
2009–
England Saxons
England
4
44
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 19 May 2019

David George Wilson (born 9 April 1985) is a rugby union tighthead prop who plays for Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.

Club career

At the age of 18, Wilson made his debut for Newcastle Falcons in a 2003 League fixture against Bath Rugby.[2] After struggling to displace teammate Carl Hayman, Wilson joined Bath for the 2009–10 season.[3]

Having made over 100 appearances for Bath Wilson re-signed with Newcastle Falcons in September 2016.[4]

International career

Wilson represented England at the 2006 Under 21 Rugby World Championship.[5] He made his debut for the England Saxons side that defeated Ireland A on 1 February 2008.[6] Wilson made his full England debut against Argentina at Old Trafford on Saturday 6 June in England's 37–15 victory.[7] Wilson scored his first try for England on 15 November 2014 against South Africa.[8]

References

  1. ^ "David Wilson". RFU. Archived from the original on 14 September 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Newcastle Falcons 19 Bath Rugby 17". Newcastle Falcons. 25 October 2003. Archived from the original on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 24 June 2010.
  3. ^ "Wilson quits Newcastle for Bath". BBC Sport. 5 March 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2010.
  4. ^ "David Wilson: Newcastle Falcons re-sign England prop from Bath". BBC Sport. 23 September 2016. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  5. ^ "England U21s off to flying start". BBC Sport. 9 June 2006. Retrieved 24 June 2010.
  6. ^ "Varndell shines in Saxons victory". BBC Sport. 2 February 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2008.
  7. ^ "England 37–15 Argentina". BBC Sport. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 18 June 2009.
  8. ^ "England 28–31 South Africa". BBC Sport. 15 November 2014. Archived from the original on 18 November 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2014.

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