|DOB||9th Mar 1983|
|Height||2.06 m (6' 9")|
|Weight||125 kg (19 st 9 lb)|
|Test Honours||Wales (68 caps)|
Luke played for Wales at Under 19 and 21 levels and graduated through the Newport youth system and made his international debut against South Africa as a replacement at the Millennium Stadium in November 2004.
He had to wait until 2009 to play a part in the RBS 6 Nations match, starting against Scotland and he went onto feature in all seven of Wales’ games in the Rugby World Cup in 2011.
The second-row was part of the Grand Slam winning Wales side that took the RBS 6 Nations title in 2012.
After missing the title winning season in 2013, Charteris has been an ever present feature in the Wales squad.
He played in all five of Wales 2015 RBS 6 Nations matches as well as every game for Wales in the 2015 Rugby World Cup