Alasdair Dickinson

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Alasdair Dickinson
Full name Alasdair Granville Dickinson
Date of birth (1983-09-11) 11 September 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Dundee, Scotland
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 111 kg (17 st 7 lb) [1]
School High School of Dundee
University Napier University
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Loosehead prop
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
2001–03
2003–05
Dundee HSFP
Heriot's FP
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2003–07
2007–11
2007
2011–13
2013–
Edinburgh
Gloucester
Moseley(loan)
Sale Sharks
Edinburgh
54
49
2
20
27
(35)
(0)
(15)
(5)
(0)
correct as of 25 November 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007– Scotland 39 (10)
correct as of 25 November 2014.

Alasdair Dickinson (born 11 September 1983 in Dundee) is a Scottish rugby union footballer, who plays for Edinburgh Rugby. He plays as a prop and is regarded as a tremendous ball carrier. He is a product of the Scottish Institute of Sport.

He made his Scotland debut against New Zealand at the RWC 2007 and has gone on to win 19 caps to date.

The prop plays on the loose-head side of the scrum and featured twice against Gloucester in the 2006 – 07 Heineken Cup.

Dickinson signed for Gloucester Rugby from Edinburgh Gunners for the 2007/08 season.[2]

2008 – 09 really saw him force his way into the Gloucester first team to a regular basis as he made 20 appearances in total.

Dickinson moved to Sale Sharks for the 2011/2012 season, joining international team-mates Fraser McKenzie and Richie Vernon. Dickinson rejoined Edinburgh Rugby from the Sale Sharks for the 2013/14 season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alasdair Dickinson". web page. Scottish Rugby. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Dickinson signs for Gloucester Gloucester Rugby – 9 March 2007
  3. ^ "Alasdair Dickinson to rejoin Edinburgh from Sale Sharks". BBC Sport. 2 May 2013. 

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