Player Info

Playing squad 2010/2011

David Paice

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Born in the Australia city of Darwin, David Paice started his rugby career with Brisbane's Souths as an Under 14, before travelling to England after finishing school as part of a Gap Year.

What was meant to be a year long stay turned into a permanent move after he joined the London Irish Academy in July 2003 and went on to become an integral part of the club's U19 team that won the National Cup that season.

A tenacious front row operator, with a swift turn of pace, he has established himself as one of the best hookers in England.

With 123 first team appearances and six tries under his belt, Paice has become a regular in the Exiles' line-up over recent seasons and his fine performance has lead to international honours for his adopted country.

David made his full international debut for England against New Zealand in July 2008, coming off the bench as a late replacement for Lee Mears in both Tests. He was also named in the 2009 England Saxons Elite Player Squad.

After being initially selected for the Saxons tour in the summer of 2010, he was later ruled out with a knee injury that also prevented him from a likely promotion to the England squad for the tour of Australia and New Zealand.

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David Paice's Detailed Stats

Position: Hooker
Weight: 104kgs / 16st 5lbs
Height: 185cm / 6ft 1ins
Date of Birth: 24/11/1983
Place of Birth: Darwin, Australia
Representative Honours: , England A, England Saxons
Joined Club: 01/01/2003
Heroes: Gordon Tails, Michael Lynagh; Shane Webke, Lote Tuquiri
Hobbies: Golf, Aussie Rules, Surfing, Fishing
Favourite Holiday Destination: Durban, RSA
Favourite Food: Pizza
Currently on your iPOD: Xavier Rudd
Favourite Film: Old School
Favourite Match: v Wasps away 05-06
David's Club Stats: This Season Club Total
Club Appearances: 18 198
Replacement Apps: 8 64
Tries: 3 15
Goals: - -
Drop Goals: - -
Penalties: - -
Total Points: 15 75
David's Test Stats: Win Rate Total
Country Won: 4  Drawn: -  Lost: 4 England
Appearances 8
Tries -
Conversions -
Penalties -
Drop Goals -
International Points -

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