Dylan Hartley facts | 12 things you probably didn’t know about the hooker

Disney movies, juggling and funny nicknames all crop up in this rundown of things you probably didn’t know about Dylan Hartley.

Dylan Hartley facts

1 Early Life

Dylan Hartley was born one of three boys (his brothers are Blair and Alex) in Rotorua, a largely rural area in northern New Zealand.

2. Original Position

Hartley only made the transfer from loose-head prop to hooker in 2005 when he joined Saints from Worcester Warriors.

3. Debut

He made his first international start against Argentina at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester in June 2009. He made his debut off the bench against a Pacific Islanders XV in the autumn of 2008.

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