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Kristian Dacey

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DOB July 25th 1989
Birthplace Merthyr Tydfil
Height 1.88m (6'2")
Weight 110kg (17 st 4 lb; 242 lb)
Position Hooker
Honours Wales (8 caps)

Kristian Dacey

Kristian Dacey made his competitive debut for Cardiff Blues in September 2010 in the victory over Connacht at the Cardiff City Stadium.

The Merthyr born ace came through the Merthyr mini and junior sections before playing for the Cardiff Blues North age-groups and the formidable Merthyr Youth outfit, where he was part of the team that won the "Youth Treble" - the Youth Cup, the District Cup and the League.

In early 2010, it was decided that Kristian's progression in rugby would be better nurtured with a switch to the hooker position, where he has flourished.

Dacey has become a key part of the Blues team and was the region's top try scorer in the 2013/14 season as he continued to show his eye for the try line.

In the 2014/15 season he also pushed his international claims and was rewarded when he was named in the initial Rugby World Cup squad for Wales, making his debut in the warm-up fixture against Ireland.

In 2017, during Wales' summer tour of the Pacific Islands, Dacey was called into Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions squad as cover, but did not make an appearance from the bench.

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2020 / 2021

Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
10.10.20 Connacht 1 - - - - - 5 55 Report
26.10.20 Munster - - - - - - - 77 Report
02.11.20 Ulster - - - - - - - 75 Report
09.11.20 Edinburgh Rugby - - - - - - - 65 Report
16.11.20 Benetton Rugby - - - - - - - 69 Report
29.11.20 Glasgow Warriors 1 - - - - - 5 58 Report
11.12.20 Newcastle Falcons - - - - - - - 63 Report
26.12.20 Dragons - - - - - - - 71 Report
01.01.21 Ospreys - - - - - - - 57 Report
22.01.21 Scarlets - - - - - - - 13 Report
22.03.21 Edinburgh Rugby - - - - - - - 16 Report
02.04.21 London Irish 1 - - - - - 5 64
09.05.21 Dragons - - - - - - - 29 Report
15.05.21 Scarlets - - - - - - - 53 Report
28.05.21 Munster - - - - - - - 63 Report

Competitions

Apps Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts
Anglo-Welsh Cup 6 1 - - - - - 5
European Challenge Cup 24 4 - - - 1 - 20
European Cup 10 - - - - - - -
PRO14 131 24 - - - - - 120
Rainbow Cup 3 - - - - - - -
Total17429---1-145
Apps Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts
European Challenge Cup 2 1 - - - - - 5
PRO14 10 2 - - - - - 10
Rainbow Cup 3 - - - - - - -
Total153-----15