Kieron Dawson

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Kieron Dawson
Full name Kieron Dawson
Date of birth (1975-01-29) 29 January 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Bangor, Northern Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 100 kg (16 st)
University Queen's University Belfast
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
London Irish

National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997-2003 Ireland 21 (0)

Kieron Dawson (born 29 January 1975 in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland) is an Irish rugby union footballer who was a flanker for Ulster and Ireland.

He played for Bangor prior to his move to London Irish in 1996, he played 190 games in his 10 years at the Exiles. He was London Irish player of the season in 2000-01 and helped the club win the Powergen Cup in 2002.

He was capped at Ireland A, under-21, students and schoolboy levels and went on to win 21 Ireland caps and was part the 1999 Rugby World Cup squad. He also played for the Barbarians in the 2003-04 season.

In July 2011, Dawson was appointed head coach of Worthing Rugby Football Club.[1]


  1. ^ "Raiders Get Underway for 2011/12". Retrieved 20 July 2011. 

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