David Codey

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David Codey
Birth name David Codey
Date of birth (1957-07-07) 7 July 1957 (age 60)
Place of birth Orange, New South Wales
School Shore
University University of Queensland.
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1983-1987  Australia 13 (8)

David Codey (born 7 July 1957) is an Australian former state and national representative rugby union player who made 13 Test match appearances for Wallabies between 1983 and 1987. He captained the national side on a single occasion in 1987.

Hailing from Orange in country New South Wales, Codey's secondary education included 4 years at the Shore school.[1] His representative rise came after being spotted playing for Orange City and he made his state and national debut in 1983.

He sole Australian captaincy appearance was against the All Blacks in 1987.[2] In the 1987 Rugby World Cup during the play-off for third place against Wales, he became the first Australian to be sent off during a test match.[1]



  1. ^ a b "David Codey". Archived from the original on 13 July 2009. 
  2. ^ David Codey on Scrum.com


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Preceded by
Simon Poidevin
Australian national rugby union captain
Succeeded by
Michael Lynagh