David Wilson (English rugby union prop)

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Dave Wilson
David Wilson (cropped).jpg
Wilson playing for Bath Rugby in 2013
Full name David George Wilson
Date of birth (1985-04-09) 9 April 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth South Shields, England
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 112 kg (247 lb; 17 st 9 lb)[1]
School Harton Technology College
East Durham College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Tighthead prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2003–2009
2009–
Newcastle Falcons
Bath Rugby
55
65
(5)
(15)
correct as of 20:40, 22 March 2014 (UTC).
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–
2009–
England Saxons
England
4
34
(0)
(0)
correct as of 10:44, 22 March 2014 (UTC).

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

Club career[edit]

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]

International career[edit]

Wilson represented England at the 2006 Under 21 Rugby World Championship.[4] He made his debut for the England Saxons side that defeated Ireland A on 1 February 2008.[5] Wilson made his full England debut against Argentina at Old Trafford on Saturday 6 June in England's 37–15 victory.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Wilson". RFU. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Newcastle Falcons 19 Bath Rugby 17". Newcastle Falcons. 25 October 2003. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Wilson quits Newcastle for Bath". BBC Sport. 5 March 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "England U21s off to flying start". BBC Sport. 9 June 2006. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Varndell shines in Saxons victory". BBC Sport. 2 February 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2008. 
  6. ^ "England 37–15 Argentina". BBC Sport. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 

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