Luke Cowan-Dickie

About Luke
DOB 20/06/1993
Born Truro
Height 6ft 1in / 1.85m
Weight 17st 3lbs / 110kg

Position Hooker
Total Appearances 152
Total Tries 32
Total Points 160
Honours England, England Saxons, England U20s, 18s

Introduced to rugby - alongside Jack Nowell - through the Penzance-Newlyn (Pirates) Minis section, the Cornishman is another huge success story of the Exeter Chiefs Academy set-up.

Initially starting out as a prop at Truro College, Cowan-Dickie was brought into the senior ranks at the Chiefs in 2011, making his debut in an Amlin Challenge Cup clash away to Italian minnows Cavalieri Prato.

Although a more than able performer at loosehead, it was decided that to enhance Cowan-Dickie's hopes of international recognition, a move to that of hooker would allow him to go even further within the game.

In 2013, he was one of five Exeter Chiefs players to help England Under-20s lift the Junior World Championships with a 23-15 victory over Wales in France.

Keen to help develop his game, the Chiefs dual-registered Cowan-Dickie with then Championship club Plymouth Albion, where he featured a number of times.

His quality, however, was clear to see and his relentless work-rate, coupled with ability to throw himself into everything, made him an appetising prospect for head coach Rob Baxter.

In the years that have followed, Cowan-Dickie has continued to turn in stellar performances, helping the Chiefs to not only lift the LV= Cup in 2014, but to win the Aviva Premiership in 2017 and, more recently, a historic double of the Gallagher Premiership and Heineken Champions Cup in the disrupted 2019/20 season.

Cowan-Dickie continues to feature regularly within the England ranks. Since making his Test debut in 2015, he has helped his country to win the Grand Slam in 2016; he was part of Eddie Jones’ squad that got to the final of the Rugby World Cup against South Africa in Japan in 2019 and, more recently, helped the Red Rose to win the Autumn Nations Cup final against France.

Season Stats
  • Minutes Played663
  • Points10
  • Tries2
  • Conversions0
  • Conversions Missed0
  • Penalty Goals0
  • Penalty Goals Missed0
  • Drop Goals0
  • Drop Goals Missed0
  • Carries137
  • Metres Gained238
  • Average Gain1.74
  • Clean Breaks3
  • Defenders Beaten18
  • Offloads9
  • Try Assists0
  • Passes58
  • Kicks In Play1
  • Tackles79
  • Tackles Missed4
  • Turnovers Won14
  • Turnovers Conceded11
  • Yellow Cards0
  • Red Cards0
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