Dave Walder

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Full name David John Hume Walder
Date of birth (1978-05-07) 7 May 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth Newcastle, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 86 kg (13 st 8 lb) [1]
School Oundle School
University Durham University
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Percy Park RFC
Playing career
Position Fly-half
Youth clubs
Years Club / team    
  Keresley RFC, Coventry
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1999–2006
2006 ‐
Newcastle
Wasps
140
46
(760)
(263)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2001–2003 England 4 (41)

David John Hume Walder (born 7 May 1978 in Newcastle) is a rugby union footballer who plays at fly-half for Mitsubishi Dynaboars in Japan, having signed for them from London Wasps at the end of the 2010-2011 season. He joined London Wasps from Newcastle Falcons in the summer of 2006, and he played a large part in his team's first win, against the Saracens. Walder signed a one-year deal to play for Air New Zealand Cup side North Harbour, but was unable to go through with the move due to injury.

Whilst at Newcastle he played in the final of the 2001 Tetley's Bitter Cup, scoring the winning try against Harlequins.[2] He also started in the 2004 final, scoring 17 points (four conversions and three penalties) as Newcastle defeated the Sale Sharks.[3]

He earned his most recent England cap against Wales in a World Cup warm up match in Cardiff in August 2003. However, he missed selection for the World Cup and he stayed at home.

He is a supporter of Newcastle United, listing "Gazza, Peter Beardsley and Kevin Keegan as his heroes".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - London Wasps". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Newcastle snatch Cup glory". BBC. 24 February 2001. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Newcastle 37–33 Sale". BBC. 17 April 2004. Retrieved 26 December 2009. 
  4. ^ Fotheringham, William, 'Six Nations Sandwich Provides A Feast Of Rugby', The Guardian 26 February 2001, pA9

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