PERSONAL DETAILS
SURNAME Strettle
HEIGHT 183 cm
WEIGHT 83 Kg
BIRTH DATE 23 June 1983
BIRTH PLACE Warrington
MARITIAL STATUS Single
PLAYER WRITE-UP
Playing Position:Wing
Club:NEC Harlequins IRB Sevens England 2006 George 2007 - Heinken Cup, Harlequins David Strettle, a tryscorer on his England debut when deputising for the injured Jason Robinson against Ireland in February, graduated to Test level after representing England Counties, Sevens and Saxons, for whom he ran in a try on his second appearance against Ireland. He also created IRB Sevens’ history when scoring five first half tries on his England debut against Papua New Guinea last year. He was educated at Lymm High School and studied Sport Science at Sheffield Hallam University from where he joined Earth Titans, scored a hat trick on his debut and then switched to NEC Harlequins this season. He was the Guinness Premiership Player of the Month last February. The story of his England call for the Ireland match is remarkable. “I was driving home and was near Warrington when the phone rang and a voice said: ‘Jason has been injured. We need you in Bath.’ I thought: Jason? Who’s Jason? It had not even occurred to me I was on the verge of the England team after playing only six months of Premiership rugby.”
Did you know?
David is a talented all-rounder. He played rugby league from the age of five, switched to union with the Lymm club two years later and had football trials for Manchester City, Crewe Alexandra, Everton and Liverpool. The problem was that they wanted David, then 11 years old, to give up all other sports that included basketball and swimming. His father, Barry, felt that if he did, he would be deprived of the camaraderie of school games. David now shares a house in Isleworth with England Under-20s captain Danny Care.
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 3
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 15
 
SQUAD LIST
England Internationals - 2013
England Castle Incoming Tours - 2012
Harlequins Heineken Cup - 2007
England Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
England IRB Sevens Series Dubai - 2006

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
FNB Varsity Shield presented by Steinhoff International
Monday, February 02 2015
16:45 - FNB UWC vs FNB UKZN
UWC Sport Stadium, Bellville
19:00 - FNB TUT vs FNB UFH
TUT Stadium, Pretoria
FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International
Monday, February 09 2015
16:45 - FNB NWU-PUKKE vs FNB NMMU MADIBAZ
Fanie du Toit Sport Grounds, Potch
18:30 - FNB UFS SHIMLAS vs FNB UP - TUKS
Xerox Shimla Park, Bloemfontein
18:30 - FNB CUT vs FNB UJ
CUT Rugby Stadium, Bloemfontein
FNB Varsity Shield presented by Steinhoff International
18:30 - FNB UKZN vs FNB TUT
Peter Booysen Sports Park, Pmbg
18:30 - FNB UFH vs FNB WITS
Davidson Rugby Stadium, Alice
FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International
19:00 - FNB UCT vs FNB MATIES
UCT Rugby Fields, Cape Town
Vodacom Super Rugby
Friday, February 13 2015
08:35 - Crusaders vs Rebels
AMI Stadium, Addington, Christchurch
10:40 - Brumbies vs Reds
Canberra Stadium, Canberra

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