|Full name||Daniel Leo|
2 October 1982 |
Palmerston North, New Zealand
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||112 kg (17 st 9 lb)|
|School(s) attended||Auckland Grammar School|
|Current club||London Irish|
* Senior club appearances and points correct as of 26 November 2014.
Leo can play in the second row or as a back row forward. He previously played for Bordeaux Begles and USA Perpignan in the Top 14, and Aviva Premiership teams London Wasps where he was a replacement as Wasps won the 2007 Heineken Cup Final. and for London Irish. On 21 May 2015, Leo signed for London Welsh for the upcoming 2015-16 RFU Championship season.
He made his international debut for Samoa at the Telstra Stadium in Sydney against Australia in June 2005. He was included in the Pacific Islanders squad that toured Europe in late 2006. He was also selected in the Samoa squad for the 2007 Rugby World Cup and the 2011 Rugby World Cup. He went on to represent Samoa 39 times, and retired from international rugby on 28 May 2015, just 4 months before the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
- "Heineken Cup final: Leicester 9–25 Wasps". BBC. 19 May 2007. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
- "London Welsh sign Samoa second-row Daniel Leo". Premiership Rugby. 21 May 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- Dan Leo to miss Rugby World Cup after retirement from Samoan national side