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Denis Dallan (born 4 March 1978) is an Italian rugby union footballer. His usual position is on the wing. He plays for Italian club Amatori Milan. Dallan has also been capped for the national team, and was a part of their squad at the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia.

Denis Dallan
Birth nameDenis Dallan
Date of birth (1978-03-04) 4 March 1978 (age 41)
Place of birthAsolo, Treviso, Italy
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight99 kg (218 lb)
Notable relative(s)Manuel Dallan (brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre, Wing
Current team Amatori Milan
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Benetton Treviso
Stade Français
Amatori Milan
Correct as of 8 January 2009
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1999 – Italy 42 (35)

Playing careerEdit

Dallan was born in Asolo, province of Treviso. He played for Stade Français Paris, a top club in the elite level of domestic French rugby, the Top 14. Prior to Paris he played for Benetton Treviso in Italy. He then played for Venezia Mestre, before moving to Amatori Milan in October 2009.

He made his first appearance for Italy in 1999, and since then has earned 40 caps for the national team. He made his Test debut against Scotland on 6 March, although earlier that year he played for Italy against a non-cap French XV, and in 1997 he represented Italy 'A' against Denmark. He became a regular in the Italian Test side, and in 2003 was included in their World Cup squad for Australia. He played in three matches at the World Cup, against Tonga, Canada and Wales.


Dallan is an accomplished singer and led the singing of the Italian National Anthem for the international against the All Blacks held at the San Siro Stadium in November 2009.


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