Pekahou Cowan

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Pek Cowan
Wallabies Pekahou Cowan and fans.jpg
Full name Pekahou J. M. Cowan
Date of birth (1986-06-02) 2 June 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Wellington, New Zealand
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 116 kg (256 lb)
Notable relative(s) Blair Cowan (cousin)[1]
Rugby union career
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007, 2014 Perth Spirit 5 ((0))
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006– Western Force 115 ((25))
Current local club Nedlands
Correct as of 20 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–
2008
2003–04
Wallabies
Australia A
Australian Schools
10 ((0))
Correct as of 14 September 2014

Pekahou J. M. Cowan (born 2 June 1986) is an Australian rugby union footballer who plays for the Western Force in the Super Rugby competition and represents the Australian Wallabies in international rugby.[2] His usual position is prop and he can play on both sides of the scrum.[3]

Early life[edit]

Cowan was born in Wellington, New Zealand but moved with his family to Sydney when he was 13 years of age.[3] He was a young golfing talent with a handicap of four at the age of 15, and won a scholarship with the Long Reef Golf Club.[3] Attending Narrabeen Sports High School, he was selected for the Australian Schoolboys rugby union team in 2003 and 2004.[3]

Career[edit]

He moved to Perth to further his rugby career and played for the Nedlands club before signing with the Western Force in 2006.[3] He played for the Perth Spirit in the Australian Rugby Championship in 2007.

Cowan made his test debut for the Wallabies against Italy in Melbourne on 20 June 2009.[4]

Super Rugby Statistics[edit]

As of 20 July 2016[5]
Season Team Games Starts Sub Mins Tries Cons Pens Drops Points Yel Red
2008 Force 9 8 1 567 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 Force 12 11 1 822 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 Force 9 8 1 580 1 0 0 0 5 1 0
2011 Force 12 11 1 762 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Force 16 13 3 1160 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Force 15 15 0 1174 2 0 0 0 10 0 0
2014 Force 16 14 2 955 1 0 0 0 5 0 0
2015 Force 14 14 0 934 1 0 0 0 5 0 0
2016 Force 12 11 1 718 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 115 105 10 7674 5 0 0 0 25 2 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guest, Tom (13 January 2012). "Cowan can't wait to ride Premiership waves". Worcester News. 
  2. ^ Pek Cowan on rugby.com.au
  3. ^ a b c d e Geddes, Jon (22 May 2009). "Out of the bunker into Wallabies". The Daily Telegraph. News. Archived from the original on 7 January 2015. Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Pek Cowan". ESPN Scrum. 2014. 
  5. ^ "Player Statistics". its rugby. Retrieved 26 July 2016. 

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