Paul Diggin

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Paul Diggin
Nickname Digger
Date of birth (1985-01-23) 23 January 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Northampton
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 87 kg (13 st 10 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback / Wing
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003 – present Northampton Saints 134 ((295))
Correct as of 6 January 2011

Paul "Digger" Diggin (born 23 January 1985 in Northampton, UK) is a professional rugby player in England for Northampton Saints and England Saxons. He is also a former England under 16,18,19 and 21s player. He attended Northampton School for Boys where he captained the 1st xv

Diggin is a versatile player, able to perform at fly-half, wing or fullback.

He signed a two-year contract extension which kept him at Northampton Saints until 2011. In 2012 he signed a contract for an undisclosed ending date.

Diggin was 1st team coach at Milton Keynes rugby club for the 2009/10 season and after a year cutting his teeth there he returned to his boyhood club Northampton BBOB to become club coach.

Diggin is a regular co-commentator on rugby matches for BBC Radio Northamptonshire. His style is one of exuberance, excitement and experience.

In 2013 Diggin Signed a two year Deal with Northampton Saints taking up a position as a player coach


  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - Northampton Saints". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 21 September 2011. 

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