Dave Ewers

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Dave Ewers
Date of birth (1990-11-03) 3 November 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Harare, Zimbabwe
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 128 kg (20 st 2 lb) [1]
School Ivybridge Community College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Number 8
Current team Exeter Chiefs
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010-
2011-2012
Exeter Chiefs
Cornish Pirates
68
14
(30)
(0)

Dave Ewers (born 3 November 1990) is a rugby union player in the Aviva Premiership for the Exeter Chiefs. He previously played for the Cornish Pirates in the Championship on a dual registration.[2] He is capable of playing both Flanker and Number 8. Ewers is known for his destructive ball carrying, and exceptional defensive capabilities.[3]

Ewers attended the AASE programme run by Ivybridge Community College in 2009 and 2010. Ewers was a member of the Ivybridge squad 1st XV which contended the AASE final of 2009 & 2010 and won the North of England 7s Tournament the same year. Ewers was signed up by the Chiefs in 2010[4] and made his first start for Exeter in the British and Irish Cup against west country rivals Cornish Pirates.[5]

Before becoming a senior member of the Chiefs squad, Ewers was dual-registered and frequently played for Cornish Pirates.

International career[edit]

Ewers was selected for the England squad to face the Barbarians in the summer of 2014.[6] In February 2016 he was called up to England's 2016 Six Nations squad.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Exeter Chiefs". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 6 February 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Exeter youngsters head for Cornwall". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Quins 29-15 Exeter: Dave Ewers return leave Chiefs positive in defeat". Mail Online. Retrieved 2017-05-09. 
  4. ^ "Success Stories and Player Profiles". RFU.com. Archived from the original on 23 February 2013. Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Ewers hopes to make his first start for Exe in cup". Thisisexeter.co.uk. Retrieved February 25, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Mike Brown: Harlequins full-back one of 21 added by England". BBC Sport. 19 May 2014. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "Six Nations 2016: Manu Tuilagi in England squad for Wales game". BBC Sport. 29 February 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2016. 

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