Dan Palmer

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Dan Palmer
Full name Daniel Palmer
Date of birth (1988-09-13) 13 September 1988 (age 25)
Place of birth Shellharbour, Australia
Height 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 115 kg (254 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Melbourne Rebels
correct as of 11 February 2014.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–13 Southern Districts 8 (0)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
correct as of 7 June 2013.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Australia U–20
Australia U–19
Australian Schoolboys
1 (0)
correct as of 6 June 2012.

Dan Palmer (born 13 September 1988) is an Australian professional rugby union footballer. He played for the Waratahs and Brumbies in Super Rugby, and was capped for Australia in 2012. He is currently signed with French club Grenoble. His usual position is tighthead prop.

Early life[edit]

Palmer was born in Shellharbour, New South Wales. His played his junior rugby with Kiama and at Warilla High School, and represented Australia at Schoolboy, Under-19, Under-20 levels. He played his senior club rugby in Sydney for Southern Districts in the Shute Shield.[1][2]

Rugby career[edit]

In 2007, Palmer played for the Melbourne Rebels in the Australian Rugby Championship. He joined the New South Wales Waratahs squad in 2008 and was signed to a three year deal after making his debut against the Highlanders in round three of the Super 14 competition.[1][3] In 2011 he was looking for more playing time and moved to ACT to play for the Brumbies, where he became their starting tighthead prop.[4]

Palmer was capped as the starting tighthead prop for Australia against Scotland in Newcastle on 5 June 2012.[5] In January 2013, Palmer signed to play for FC Grenoble from the 2013–14 season.[4]

Reference list[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Waratahs profile". nswrugby.com.au. Archived from the original on 14 October 2009. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Australia U-20 profile". www.rugby.com.au. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Dan Palmer commits to Waratahs". rugbyweek.com. 6 June 2008. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014. 
  4. ^ a b Dutton, Chris (27 January 2013). "Palmer to bid adieu to Brumbies". The Canberra Times. Rugby Heaven. Archived from the original on 3 April 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Dan Palmer". espnscrum.com. 

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