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Luke Davico

Luke Davico
Personal information
Born (1973-05-16) 16 May 1973 (age 46)
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight109 kg (17 st 2 lb)
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1994–04 Canberra Raiders 176 16 0 0 66
2006–07 Newcastle Knights 18 2 0 0 8
Total 194 18 0 0 74
Source: [1]

Luke Davico (born 16 May 1973) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of Italian descent.[2] He previously played for the Canberra Raiders (where he was named the club's rookie of the year in 1995) and the Newcastle Knights.


Davico was born in Gosford, New South Wales.

Playing career

Davico made his first-grade debut two days before his 21st birthday in round ten of the 1994 season. He started from the bench in a match against St. George Dragons.

After eleven seasons with the Canberra Raiders, Davico signed a contract with English Super League club, Wigan Warriors. A torn pectoral muscle during a match in August, 2004, prematurely ended his time with the Canberra club. Davico then re-injured the muscle five minutes into a pre-season match for Wigan in January, 2005.[3]

Davico returned to Australia without having played a first-grade game for Wigan. In 2006, Davico signed a two-year contract with the Newcastle Knights.[4] Following seventeen appearances from the bench in 2006 and only one in 2007, Davico retired mid-season.[5]


  • Alan Whiticker & Glen Hudson (2007). The Encyclopedia of Rugby League Players. Wetherill Park, New South Wales: Gary Allen Pty Ltd. p. 119. ISBN 978-1-877082-93-1. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)


  1. ^ "Luke Davico - Career Stats & Summary - Rugby League Project".
  2. ^ Damir Govorcin (30 July 2006). "Curtain-raiser proposal for rugby league minnows". The Catholic Weekly (Australia). Archived from the original on 7 October 2009. Retrieved 3 January 2010. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Davico injury fear for Warriors". 25 January 2005. Retrieved 9 May 2008.
  4. ^ "Davico joins the Knights". ABC News. 1 July 2005. Retrieved 9 May 2008. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)[dead link]
  5. ^ "OFFICIAL DEBUT NUMBERS". Newcastle Knights.

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