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Dan Biggar
Wales
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Full name Daniel Rhys Biggar
Born October 16, 1989, Swansea
Current age 24 years 290 days
Major teams Ospreys, Welsh Probables, Wales
Position Fly-half
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 198 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2008-2014 25 18 7 122 0 19 25 3 13 11 1 54.00
Five/Six Nations 2013-2014 8 6 2 22 0 5 3 1 6 2 0 75.00

Career statistics
Test debut Wales v Canada at Millennium Stadium, Nov 14, 2008 match details
Last Test South Africa v Wales at Nelspruit, Jun 21, 2014 match details
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Ospreys fly-half Dan Biggar made his Wales debut against Canada in November 2008 following an injury to James Hook, and turned in a mature and assured performance considering his youth.

Biggar had previously starred for Wales at U20 level whilst playing his club rugby for Swansea in the Principality Premiership, before making his breakthrough into the full Ospreys squad.

With the Welsh fly-half landscape dominated by Hook and Stephen Jones, Biggar's emergence in 2009 brought a welcome selection headache for coach Warren Gatland. He won further caps on tour to Canada and the USA while Hook and Jones were on duty with the British & Irish Lions and started a November Test against Samoa, where his cross-kick produced Wales' try for Leigh Halfpenny.

At domestic level Biggar's form forced Hook into the centre in both the Magners League and Heineken Cup, forming a potent partnership in the process.

Loss of form and the rise of Rhys Priestland meant he only made three appearances for Wales in 2011 and 2012. But with Priestland injured, he won the race with Hook for the Wales No.10 jersey for the 2013 Six Nations. He enjoyed a solid tournament as Wales secured back-to-back championships.

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Biggar picked as Probables' fly-half (May 27, 2014) Irish and Welsh sides dominate Team of the Year (May 5, 2014) Wales battle back to beat Japan (Jun 8, 2013) Biggar signs new Ospreys deal (Mar 27, 2013) Wales quartet lead chase for Player of Championship (Mar 18, 2013) Dan Biggar news and articles (41) »
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Jun 21, 2014
Dan Biggar holds his head in his hands after missing a drop goal attempt
Dan Biggar holds his head in his hands after missing a drop goal attempt
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Mar 9, 2013
Wales' Dan Biggar is halted by Scotland's Rob Harley
Wales' Dan Biggar is halted by Scotland's Rob Harley
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Feb 2, 2013
Wales' Dan Biggar looks to shift the ball
Wales' Dan Biggar looks to shift the ball
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Feb 2, 2013
Ireland's Rory Best puts pressure on Wales' Dan Biggar
Ireland's Rory Best puts pressure on Wales' Dan Biggar
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