Nick de Luca
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Full name Nicholas John de Luca
Born February 1, 1984, Dumfries
Current age 35 years 315 days
Major teams Edinburgh, Scotland A, Wasps, Scotland
Position Centre
Height 6 ft 0 in
Weight 205 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2008-2014 43 26 17 5 1 0 0 0 16 26 1 38.37
Five/Six Nations 2008-2012 19 10 9 5 1 0 0 0 3 15 1 18.42
IRB Rugby World Cup 2011-2011 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 33.33

Career statistics
Test debut Scotland v France at Murrayfield, Feb 3, 2008 match details
Last Test South Africa v Scotland at Port Elizabeth, Jun 28, 2014 match details
Test Statsguru Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list

Edinburgh centre Nick De Luca made his debut for Scotland against France in the first game of the 2008 Six Nations. Having already represented Scotland at all age-grade levels as well as 'A' level, De Luca held on to his position for the following game against Wales.

Winning two further caps as a replacement against Ireland in the Six Nations and in the second Test against Argentina in June 2008, De Luca regained his starting berth for the 2008 autumn internationals. De Luca started at inside-centre against the All Blacks and retained his spot for the subsequent Tests against South Africa and Canada.

De Luca continued to be involved in the Scotland squad, making 12 appearances mostly from the bench, during the 2009 and 2010. But failed to nail down a starting place.

However following an injury to Graeme Morrison, he did start three of Scotland's five Six Nations matches at the start of 2011 and was selected in Scotland's provisional World Cup squad.

De Luca was a member of the Scotland 'A' squads for the 2006 and 2007 Churchill Cup tournaments in Canada and England respectively. At club level De Luca began as an apprentice with Edinburgh in 2005 before joining Border Reivers for the 2006-07 season. Following the region's dissolution in 2007 he returned to Edinburgh.

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Oct 20, 2013
Edinburgh's Nick de Luca looks for the offload
Edinburgh's Nick de Luca looks for the offload
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Feb 15, 2013
Edinburgh's Nick de Luca reacts to a defeat for his side
Edinburgh's Nick de Luca reacts to a defeat for his side
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Feb 15, 2013
Cardiff Blues' defence gangs up on Edinburgh's Nick de Luca
Cardiff Blues' defence gangs up on Edinburgh's Nick de Luca
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Nov 11, 2012
Scotland centre Nick de Luca
Scotland centre Nick de Luca
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