Elliot Dee is a world class hooker who has represented the Dragons for his entire senior career. He’s also been capped more than 40 times by the Wales.
Born 7 March 1994, Elliot Dee began playing rugby at a young age. After learning to play rugby at Penallta RFC and Newbridge Comprehensive School, he was capped by Wales at U18 level in 2012. Following this, he then went on to feature in the Junior World Championships with Wales U20 in 2014 and 2015, when he was part of the Dragons Academy.
Thanks to his impressive performances for Wales at junior level, Elliot Dee graduated to the senior setup at the Dragons. Since then, he’s been capped more than 100 times by the side.
Although the Dragons haven’t been successful during his time with the team, Elliot Dee has been a standout performer for the side. In fact, due to his form in regional rugby, he was selected to represent Wales for the first time in 2017.
Since 2017, Elliot Dee has been capped more than 40 times by his country. During the 2018-19 season, he played a part in 13 of Wales’ record run of 14 successive victories.
In 2019, Elliot Dee actually enjoyed a breakout year. He helped Wales capture the Grand Slam at the Six Nations Championship and he played an important role at the 2019 edition of the Rugby World Cup, where Wales finished fourth.
Still young and with some of his best rugby ahead of him, we can’t wait to see what else Elliot Dee can achieve for the Dragons and Wales.