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Justin Tipuric
Wales
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Full name Justin Tipuric
Born August 6, 1989, Neath
Current age 25 years 43 days
Major teams British and Irish Lions, Ospreys, Wales
Position Back-row
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 220 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2011-2014 25 9 16 0 0 0 0 0 14 11 0 56.00
Wales 2011-2014 24 9 15 0 0 0 0 0 13 11 0 54.16
British and Irish Lions 2013-2013 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 100.00
Five/Six Nations 2012-2014 12 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 9 3 0 75.00

Career statistics
Test debut Wales v Argentina at Millennium Stadium, Aug 20, 2011 match details
Last Test Wales v Scotland at Millennium Stadium, Mar 15, 2014 match details
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Ospreys flanker Justin Tipuric is one of the rising stars of the Welsh game having made his Test breakthrough in the Rugby World Cup warm-up clash against Argentina in 2011.

The former Wales 7s international failed to earn a place in the World Cup squad, with captain Sam Warburton monopolising the openside berth, but his consistency for his region laid the foundation for greater involvement in 2012 including two appearances during his side's Six Nations Grand Slam campaign.

Tipuric excelled in the early stags of the following season and put pressure on Warburton for the Wales No.7 shirt. He went on to stand-in for Warburton for some of the 2013 Six Nations campaign before playing alongside his team-mate and rival in the decisive final triumph over England. Tipuric's performance against England, which saw Wales secure the Championship, went a long way in securing his place in the Lions squad to tour Australia.

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Jun 15, 2013
Lions Toby Faletau, Conor Murray, Rory Best, Justin Tipuric and Alex Cuthbert take surfing lesson
Lions Toby Faletau, Conor Murray, Rory Best, Justin Tipuric and Alex Cuthbert take surfing lesson
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Jun 11, 2013
The Lions' Justin Tipuric smashes through the Combined Country defence
The Lions' Justin Tipuric smashes through the Combined Country defence
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Mar 16, 2013
Wales' Sam Warburton congratulates Justin Tipuric
Wales' Sam Warburton congratulates Justin Tipuric
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Mar 16, 2013
England's Alex Goode gets to knowWales' Justin Tipuric
England's Alex Goode gets to knowWales' Justin Tipuric
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