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Dan Lydiate
Dan Lydiate
DOB18th Dec 1987
BirthplaceSalford, England
Height1.93 m (6' 4")
Weight114 kg (17 st 13 lb)
PositionFlanker
Club/RegionRacing Metro
Test HonoursWales (37 caps)
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Lydiate's first appearance for Wales came in November 2009 against Argentina at the Millennium Stadium.

He made his RBS Six Nations debut in 2011 and went onto make five appearances in that year's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.

He featured in four of the five fixtures in the 2012 RBS 6 Nations, helping Wales to a Grand Slam as well as picking up the 2012 RBS 6 Nations Player of the Tournament title.

Lydiate played in all three tests for the British and Irish Lions in 2013 against Australia helping the famous touring side to a first series success in 16 years.

Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
09/11/2013
South Africa







64
22/11/2013
Tonga







80
30/11/2013
Australia







64
01/02/2014
Italy







65
08/02/2014
Ireland







71
21/02/2014
France







59
09/03/2014
England







73
15/03/2014
Scotland







54
14/06/2014
South Africa







80
21/06/2014
South Africa







80
Total Played 10 0
0
0
0
0
0
0
690
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2013-2014 - RBS 6 Nations
Wales
5







2013-2014 - Test
Wales
5







2013-2014 Total

10







2011-2012 - Friendly
Wales
4







2011-2012 - Rugby World Cup
Wales
5







2011-2012 - Six Nations
Wales
4







2011-2012 - Test
Wales
3







2011-2012 Total

16







2010-2011 - Friendly
Wales
4







2010-2011 - Six Nations
Wales
5







2010-2011 Total

9







2009-2010 - Friendly
Wales
1 +1







2009-2010 Total

1 +1







Total - RBS 6 Nations

14







Total - Test

8







Total - Friendly

9 +1







Total - Rugby World Cup

5







Total

36 +1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
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