Elliot Mitchell Dee (born 7 March 1994) is a Welsh professional rugby union player who plays as a hooker for United Rugby Championship club Dragons and the Wales national team.

Elliot Dee
Full nameElliot Mitchell Dee
Date of birth (1994-03-07) 7 March 1994 (age 30)
Place of birthNewport, Wales
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight106 kg (234 lb; 16 st 10 lb)
SchoolNewbridge School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Current team Dragons
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013– Dragons 147 (125)
Correct as of 16 March 2024
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–2014 Wales U20 18 (5)
2017– Wales 51 (15)
Correct as of 16 March 2024

Early life edit

Dee was born in Newport and attended Newbridge Comprehensive School.[1]

Club career edit

Dee began his rugby career at Penallta RFC, and got his first Wales cap playing for the Under 18s side.[1]

He played senior rugby in the Premiership and Premiership for Newbridge, Pontypool, Bedwas and Cross Keys before joining the Dragons as a professional.[1]

International career edit

Dee is a former Wales under-20 international. He was included in the Wales players squad for the 2017 Autumn internationals.[2] He was included in the Wales senior squad for the first time for the 2017 Autumn Series and made his debut off the bench in the 13-6 win over Georgia on 18 November 2017.[3] His first start for Wales came in Round 4 of the 2018 6 Nations campaign against Italy. He came off the bench in the four other fixtures.[citation needed]

It was a similar situation in the 2019 Grand Slam season, when he started in the win over Italy in Rome and came on as a replacement in the other four fixtures. He played a part in 13 of Wales’ record run of 14 successive victories 2018-19.[citation needed]

Career statistics edit

List of international tries edit

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 3 July 2021 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales   Canada 31–5 68–12 2021 July rugby union tests
2 10 September 2023 Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France   Fiji 30–14 32–26 2023 Rugby World Cup

as of 10 September 2023

References edit

  1. ^ a b c "Elliot Dee | Dragons Player". dragonsrugby.wales. Retrieved 6 March 2023.
  2. ^ "Wales 2017 Under Armour Series Squad". The Milford Mercury. 24 October 2017. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  3. ^ Dee Wales debut

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