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Jeremy Davidson (rugby union)

Jeremy Davidson
Jeremy Davidson 2017-05-07.jpg
Birth nameJeremy Davidson
Date of birth (1974-04-28) 28 April 1974 (age 45)
Place of birthBelfast, Northern Ireland
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight112 kg (17 st 9 lb)
SchoolMethodist College Belfast
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forwards coach
Current team Union Bordeaux Bègles
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Dungannon ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
London Irish
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997, 2001
British and Irish Lions

Jeremy Davidson (born 28 April 1974)[1] is a rugby union player and coach.

Playing career

Davidson played lock. He attended Methodist College Belfast. He played club rugby for Dungannon, Ulster, London Irish and Castres Olympique. At international level he represented Ireland with 32 caps and also represented the British and Irish Lions.

Notable achievements of his include being voted players' player of the tour on 1997 British Lions tour to South Africa, and captaining Ulster and London Irish.

His playing career ended after he aggravated an old knee injury whilst fishing.

Coaching career

Following a spell as director of rugby at Dungannon RFC, Davidson moved on to coach Castres. In June 2009 he became part of the coaching team at Ulster. As of 2017 he was coaching French team Aurillac.[2]. He currently coaches Brive with whom he won promotion to the top tier of French Rugby.[3][4]


External links

international rugby union players