Justin Tipuric

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Justin Tipuric
Justin Tipuric. Wales Grand Slam Celebration, Senedd 19 March 2012.jpg
Full name Justin Tipuric
Date of birth (1989-08-06) 6 August 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Neath, Wales
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 102 kg (16 st 1 lb; 225 lb)
School Cwmtawe Community School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007–2011 Aberavon RFC 32 (20)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009– Ospreys 103 (60)
correct as of 10 April 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–2009
2011–
2013
Wales U20
Wales
British & Irish Lions
15
32
1
(35)
(0)
(0)
correct as of 21 March 2015.

Justin Tipuric (born 6 August 1989) is a Wales international rugby union player who plays for Wales as an openside flanker. He plays club rugby for the Ospreys regional team, having previously played for Aberavon RFC. He is of Croatian descent.

In June 2011 he was named in the Wales national rugby union team 45 man training squad for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.[1] He made his Wales international debut on 20 August 2011 versus Argentina as a second-half replacement. He was also included in the Wales Rugby Sevens in 10/11.

After his efforts for the Welsh side in the 2013 Six Nations Championship, he was selected by Warren Gatland for the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour to Australia.

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