Kane Douglas
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Kane Douglas

Kane Douglas
Birth nameKane P. Douglas
Date of birth (1989-06-01) 1 June 1989 (age 31)
Place of birthMaclean, New South Wales, Australia
Height2.02 m (6 ft  in)[1]
Weight123 kg (271 lb; 19 st 5 lb)
SchoolMaclean High School
Notable relative(s)Luke Douglas
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Yamba Buccaneers
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012-14
2014
2014-15
2016-18
2018-pres.
Southern Districts
NSW Country Eagles
Leinster
Brisbane City
Bordeaux
15
1
20
6
34
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 1 Apr 2015
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010-14
2015-18
NSW Waratahs
Queensland Reds
76
33
(10)
(0)
Correct as of 21 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012- 31 (0)
Correct as of 26 November 2016

Kane Douglas (born 1 June 1989) is an Australian professional rugby union footballer who currently plays as a lock for the Bordeaux club in France.

Douglas previously played a season with Irish province Leinster, as well as eight seasons in Super Rugby for New South Wales and Queensland. He represented Australia in international rugby, including at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Family and early life

Kane Douglas is the middle brother of three sons born to Christopher and Patricia (Trish) Douglas. His older brother, Luke Douglas is an Australian-born Scotland rugby league footballer. Younger brother Jake plays in England for the Yorkshire side Driffield RUFC.[2]

Kane Douglas played his junior rugby with the Yamba Buccaneers, captaining the Under 17 team to a premiership in 2006.

New South Wales and Australia

In 2008, Douglas was selected to train with the NSW Waratahs Academy under the guidance of Head Coach Joe Barakat.[3] He was promoted to Junior Waratahs professional squad in 2009 making his debut for the Waratahs against the Queensland Reds in 2010 off the bench. He immediately forced his way into the starting side and has missed just four games since, two of those due to the suspension.

Douglas was named to debut for Australia against Argentina at the Gold Coast,[4] where he gained his first Australian Wallabies cap on 17 September 2012.

Leinster

On 20 May 20, 2014, Leinster confirmed signing Douglas for the 2014-15 season.[5] He played his first game for Leinster v Cardiff Blues on Friday 26 September 2014.

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 July 2014. Retrieved 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Mum's the word as Douglas seeks happier ending". Glasgow Herald. 24 October 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.farnorthcoaster.com.au/sport/8215/yambas-kane-douglas-signs-new-deal-with-waratahs/
  4. ^ "Douglas to debut for Wallabies". Caboolture News. APN. 11 September 2012. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "Leinster to bring in Kane Douglas". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2014.

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