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Dave Dennis (rugby union)

Dave Dennis (born 20 January 1986) is a national representative rugby union footballer who plays professionally for the Exeter Chiefs[1] His primary position is blindside flanker. He can also play No.8.[2]

Dave Dennis
Dave Dennis (Australian rugby union player) in October 2012.jpg
Dave Dennis in October 2012
Birth nameDavid Andrew Dennis
Date of birth (1986-01-10) 10 January 1986 (age 33)
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
SchoolRichmond High School
UniversitySydney University
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker / Number Eight/ Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015
2016−
Sydney Stars
Exeter Chiefs
2 (0)
Correct as of 3 November 2015
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–16 Waratahs 107 (50)
Correct as of 21 June 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012-
2004
Australia
Australian Schoolboys
18
4
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 1 December 2013

Early lifeEdit

He was educated at Richmond High School in Sydney, when he played in the Australian Schoolboys Rugby team in 2004.

WaratahsEdit

Dennis' Waratahs debut was against the Crusaders, in 2007. In March 2013, Dennis became Waratahs captain.[3]

Exeter ChiefsEdit

In 2016 he joined Exeter Chiefs.[4] He started the final as Exeter Chiefs defeated Wasps to be crowned champions of the 2016-17 English Premiership.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dennis re-signs with Waratahs". ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation). 3 December 2009. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  2. ^ Pandaram, Jamie (28 May 2012), "Wallabies coach Robbie Deans nurtures new crop of talent in Tests against Wales and Scotland", Daily Telegraph, News
  3. ^ "Waratahs captain announced". Waratahs.com.au. 6 February 2013. Archived from the original on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-19.
  4. ^ "Dave Dennis: Exeter Chiefs sign Waratahs forward". BBC. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Premiership final: Wasps 20-23 Exeter Chiefs (aet)". BBC. 27 May 2017. Retrieved 24 September 2018.

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