David Wilson (rugby union, born 1985)

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Dave Wilson
David Wilson (cropped).jpg
Wilson playing for Bath Rugby in 2013
Full name David George Wilson
Date of birth (1985-04-09) 9 April 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth South Shields, England
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 126 kg (278 lb; 19 st 12 lb)[1]
School Harton Technology College
East Durham College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Tighthead prop
Current team Newcastle Falcons
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003–2009
2009–2016
2016-
Newcastle Falcons
Bath
Newcastle Falcons
75
111
(5)
(20)
Correct as of 27 August 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–
2009–
England Saxons
England
4
44
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 10 October 2015

David George Wilson (born 9 April 1985) is a rugby union tighthead prop who plays for Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.

Club career[edit]

At the age of 18, Wilson made his debut for Newcastle Falcons in a 2003 League fixture against Bath Rugby.[2] After struggling to displace teammate Carl Hayman, Wilson joined Bath for the 2009–10 season.[3]

Having made over 100 appearances for Bath Wilson re-signed with Newcastle Falcons in September 2016.[4]

International career[edit]

Wilson represented England at the 2006 Under 21 Rugby World Championship.[5] He made his debut for the England Saxons side that defeated Ireland A on 1 February 2008.[6] Wilson made his full England debut against Argentina at Old Trafford on Saturday 6 June in England's 37–15 victory.[7] Wilson scored his first try for England on 15 November 2014 against South Africa.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Wilson". RFU. Archived from the original on 14 September 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Newcastle Falcons 19 Bath Rugby 17". Newcastle Falcons. 25 October 2003. Archived from the original on 29 December 2010. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Wilson quits Newcastle for Bath". BBC Sport. 5 March 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  4. ^ "David Wilson: Newcastle Falcons re-sign England prop from Bath". BBC Sport. 2016-09-23. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  5. ^ "England U21s off to flying start". BBC Sport. 9 June 2006. Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "Varndell shines in Saxons victory". BBC Sport. 2 February 2008. Retrieved 3 February 2008. 
  7. ^ "England 37–15 Argentina". BBC Sport. 6 June 2009. Retrieved 18 June 2009. 
  8. ^ "England 28–31 South Africa". BBC Sport. 15 November 2014. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 

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