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Dan Lydiate
Position
Flanker 6
Height
193cm
Weight
115kg
Age
33
Dan Lydiate is a powerful back row player, happy at blindside flanker or at number eight. He is another young Wales player to emerge from Newport Gwent Dragons and is renowned for his huge defensive work. He made his Wales debut in 2009 against Argentina. Lydiate's early career was hampered by a neck injury suffered in a Heineken Cup match against Perpignan.
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RPI Score
52
RPI Score
-3.07%

Flanker 6 rankings

  • World
    #136 / 183
    -7 World
  • Pro 14
    #32 / 42
    - NC Pro 14
  • Heineken Cup
    #50 / 55
    -1 Heineken Cup

Statistics

  • Attack
  • Minutes
  • Defence
  • Discipline
  • Average Gain

    0m
    Carries
    0
    Metres
    0
  • Minutes Played %

    Minutes
    0
    Games
    1
    Total
    0
  • Tackles Won %

    Attempts
    6
    Successful
    6
    Misses
    0
  • Penalties Conceded

    0
    Total
    0
    Attack
    0
    Defence
    0
  • Attack

    Points
    0
    Tries
    0
    Metres
    0
    Runs
    0
    Defenders Beaten
    0
    Clean Breaks
    0
    Passes
    0
    Try Assists
    0
  • Kicking

    Kicks
    0
    Conversion Goals
    0
    Penalty Goals
    0
  • Defence

    Tackles
    6
    Tackles Missed
    0
    Turnovers Won
    0
    Turnovers Conceded
    0
  • Discipline

    Penalties Conceded
    0
    Yellow Cards
    0
    Red Cards
    0

News

After 27 months out of the Wales team, last Sunday's comeback by back row Dan Lydiate lasted just a dozen minutes as he injured hi…

Josh Raisey
Josh Raisey
09 Feb, 12:57

Not since November 2018 has the name Dan Lydiate featured on a Wales teamsheet but that will change for Sunday's clash with Irelan…

PA
PA
05 Feb, 11:38

Former Ireland flanker Stephen Ferris doesn't rate Welsh re-call Dan Lydiate, believing the Ospreys blindside is well past his bes…

Ian Cameron
Ian Cameron
05 Feb, 5:31

Wayne Pivac's 36-strong squad for the 2021 Six Nations has fired up Wales fans who were looking for in-form Jamie Roberts to be re…

Josh Raisey
Josh Raisey
20 Jan, 13:54
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