David Pickering (rugby player)

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David Pickering
Birth name David Francis Pickering
Date of birth (1960-12-16)16 December 1960
Place of birth Briton Ferry, Wales
School Ynysmaerdy Primary School, Briton Ferry and Cwrt Sart Comprehensive.
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1983–1987 Wales 23 (12)

David Francis Pickering (born 16 December 1960)[1] is a former Wales international rugby union player. He played club rugby for Llanelli RFC and Neath RFC. He won 23 caps for Wales between 1983 and 1987 and captained the national team on eight occasions.

Pickering went on to coach Neath for five years before becoming Team Manager of the Wales A team and subsequently the Wales national team. He is now Chairman of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), serves on the board of the Millennium Stadium and is a member of the International Rugby Board Council.