Born on this day- 12th November: Faletau, Lane, Hodgson
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DOB: 12/11/1985 (Age 30)
Position: Number 8/Flanker/Lock
Current Club: Ulster
Previous clubs: Stormers
Honours: Emerging Ireland, Wolfhounds, Ireland
South Africa-born Robbie Diack signed for Ulster at the start of the 2008/2009 season from the South African club the Stormers. He since has become eligible to play for the Irish national team and represented emerging Ireland and the Wolfhounds before making his full Test debut in June 2014 against Argentina. The back-row, who predominantly plays number 8, has made over 150 appearances for Ulster and has cemented himself as a fan favourite.
DOB: 12/11/1990 (Age 25)
Position: Number 8/Flanker
Current Club: NG Dragons
Previous clubs: Cross Keys, Newport RFC
Honours: Wales U20, Wales, British and Irish Lions
Powerful back-row Toby Faletau, who is the son of former Tongan international Kili, is a central pillar of the current Welsh international side. The 25-year-old played for Cross Keys RFC and Newport RFC before joining the NG Dragons in the Pro12 in 2009. He made his full international debut for Wales versus the Barbarians in June 2011 and has since gone on to win more than 50 caps for the men in red. Faletau also made one test start for the British and Irish Lions during their tour of Australia in 2013.
DOB: 12/11/1952 (Age 63)
Current Club: Retired
Previous clubs: Cardiff RFC, Newport RFC, Newbridge RFC
Honours: Wales, British and Irish Lions
Flanker Stuart Lane is a former Wales international rugby union player, winning five caps for the men in red between 1978 and 1980. Lane also holds the unfortunate record of the shortest career of any Lions tourist, having been injured in the first minute of the opening game of the tour in 1980
DOB: 12/11/1980 (Age 35)
Current Club: Saracens
Previous clubs: Sale Sharks
Honours: England, British and Irish Lions
Fly-half Charlie Hodgson is the Aviva Premiership’s all-time record points scorer thanks to his impeccable kicking for Sale Sharks and Saracens, scoring 2486 points and counting since making his senior bow in 2000. He has also experienced success on the international circuit with England, winning 38 caps for the men in white, scoring 269 points between 2001 and 2012.