Donald Barrell

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Donald Barrell
Full name Donald Barrell
Nickname Silas
Date of birth (1986-02-03) 3 February 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Watford, England
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
School Watford Grammar School for Boys
University University College London
Rugby union career
Current status
Current team Saracens F.C.
Playing career
Position Flanker, Number Eight
Youth clubs
Years Club / team    
  Harrow RFC
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
Saracens F.C.
Bedford Blues
38 (15)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
  England U19's
England Sevens

Donald Barrell (born 3 February 1986 in Watford) is a rugby union player for the Bedford Blues in the Aviva Championship. He formerly played for Saracens in the Aviva Premiership. Barrell's position of choice is at Flanker or No. 8.


Barrell attended Watford Grammar School for Boys and played for his school team.[1] He went on to study Anthropology at University College London.[2]

Barrell made his club debut aged 18 in the 2003–04 Zurich Premiership against the Northampton Saints.[2] Barrell represented the England U19's at the 2005 U19 IRB World Championship.[3] He was a part of the wider England Sevens squad in the 2006-07 IRB Sevens World Series.[4]


  1. ^ "Snow stops play as PE teacher bows out after 100 terms at Watford Grammar School for Boys". Watford Observer. 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Donald Barrell profile". Saracens official site. 30 January 2009. Archived from the original on 29 May 2008. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Askew names side to face South Africa". RFU. 12 April 2005. Archived from the original on 19 November 2008. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 
  4. ^ "The England Sevens wider squad for 2006/07". RFU. 17 November 2006. Archived from the original on 7 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-19. 

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