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Sam Warburton
Sam Warburton
DOB5th Oct 1988
BirthplaceCardiff, Wales
Height1.88 m (6' 2")
Weight100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
PositionBack Row
Club/RegionCardiff Blues
Test HonoursWales (69 caps)
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Sam has captained Wales more times than any other man.

His captaincy at international level began with a memorable two years as he captained Wales to the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in 2011 and then the Grand Slam in 2012.

Injury restricted the part he played as Wales retained the RBS 6 Nations title, but he then led the British & Irish Lions to Australia and their historic 2-1 victory against the Wallabies during the summer.

Sam has continued to lead Wales by fine example ever since through the 2014 RBS 6 Nations and Dove Men Series and throughout 2015.

Sam led Wales into a second Rugby World Cup in 2015 where they reached the quarter-finals.

Sam is also a former captain of Wales at Under 19 and Under 20 level and has skippered the senior side on 20 occasions.

Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
12/11/2016
Argentina







80
19/11/2016
Japan
1





5
80
Total Played 2 1
0
0
0
0
0
5
160
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2016-2017 - Test
Wales
2
1





5
2016-2017 Total

2
1





5
2015-2016 - RBS 6 Nations
Wales
4







2015-2016 - Rugby World Cup
Wales
5







2015-2016 - Test
Wales
4







2015-2016 Total

13







2014-2015 - RBS 6 Nations
Wales
5
1



1

5
2014-2015 - Test
Wales
3







2014-2015 Total

8
1



1

5
2013-2014 - RBS 6 Nations
Wales
4 +1
1





5
2013-2014 - Test
Wales
3







2013-2014 Total

7 +1
1





5
2012-2013 - RBS 6 Nations
Wales
3 +1







2012-2013 - Test
Wales
3 +1







2012-2013 Total

6 +2







2011-2012 - Friendly
Wales
4







2011-2012 - Rugby World Cup
Wales
6
1




1
5
2011-2012 - Six Nations
Wales
3







2011-2012 - Test
Wales
2







2011-2012 Total

15
1




1
5
2010-2011 - Friendly
Wales
3







2010-2011 - Six Nations
Wales
5
1





5
2010-2011 Total

8
1





5
2009-2010 - Friendly
Wales
1 +1







2009-2010 - Six Nations
Wales
1 +2







2009-2010 - Test
Wales
1







2009-2010 Total

3 +3







2008-2009 - Friendly
Wales
0 +1







2008-2009 Total

0 +1







Total - Women's Six Nations

18 +1
1





5
Total - RBS 6 Nations

25 +4
3



1

15
Total - Rugby World Cup

11
1




1
5
Total - RL Friendly

8 +2







Total

62 +7
5
0
0
0
1
1
25
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