Richard Brown (rugby union)

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Richard Brown
Full name Richard Brown
Date of birth (1984-08-28) 28 August 1984 (age 32)[1]
Place of birth Julia Creek, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 1/2 in)
Weight 108 kg (17 st 0 lb, 238 lb)[2]
School St. Josephs Nudgee College
Rugby union career
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Perth Spirit
Honda Heat
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–13 Western Force 89 (25)
Current local club Cottesloe
Correct as of 15 July 2013
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Australia A
Australia U-21
Australia Schoolboys[1]
23 (5)
National team(s)
Years Team Comps
2003–04 Australia Sevens[1]

Richard Brown (born 28 August 1984) is an Australian rugby union footballer.


He is one of six players to have represented the Western Force in all of its Super 14 games in 2007, and one of 14 Force players selected in the Wallabies train-on squad in May 2008. In 2009 Brown became the Wallabies first choice number 8.[3] In 2000 he played in the first XV at St. Josephs Nudgee College in Brisbane, captained by Rocky Elsom. Brown was in Year 11 with Hugh McMeniman and Rocky Elsom was in Year 12.[citation needed]

In 2002, Brown played in the University of Queensland Undefeated Colts 1 Premiership team. This team also included other future professional players such as Stephen Moore, Heath Tessman, Hugh McMeniman, Mitchell Chapman, Tim Usasz, Josh Graham an Drew Mitchell.


  1. ^ a b c "Richard Brown player profile". Australian Rugby Union. 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-23. 
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  3. ^ "The Australian". 13 July 2009. Archived from the original on 17 July 2009. 

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