Darren Dawidiuk

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Darren Dawidiuk
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Full name Darren Dawidiuk
Date of birth (1987-09-21) 21 September 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Truro, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb) [1]
School Richard Lander School
Truro College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Current team Gloucester Rugby
Youth Career
Truro College
Cornish Pirates Academy
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Cornish Pirates
Gloucester Rugby
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)

South West of England Rugby Academy (SWERA)
England Colleges

Darren Dawidiuk (born 21 September 1987 in Truro) is a rugby union footballer, currently playing in the Aviva Premiership for Gloucester Rugby. He plays as a Hooker.

Dawidiuk joined the Cornish Pirates as an Academy player in 2006 having played his youth rugby at Truro RFC, joining the city club at the age of 12, and making progress through the juniors and colts before he made a 1st team debut as a blind-side flanker in a league match against St. Ives.

Dawidiuk became a member of the South West of England Rugby Academy (SWERA) based at Truro, and he also gained selection to the England Colleges team in 2005.

He played for England Colleges again in 2006, and also captained the Truro College team that beat South Gloucestershire and Stroud College in the final of the British Colleges Cup competition played at Castlecroft.

He made four appearances for the Cornish Pirates in his first season, and followed this with 14 in 2007–08 and 27 total appearances in 2008–2009. He also had a loan period at Redruth RFC during which time he appeared in the first team.

Dawidiuk was signed to Gloucester Rugby in the Aviva Premiership, starting from September 2009.


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Gloucester Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2011. 

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