Position: Back Row
Honours: Scotland (34 caps)
Date of birth: 5 February 1990
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
Height: 196cm (6' 5")
Weight: 114kg (17st 13lb)
Games7
Minutes played314
Tries0
Points0
Try assists0
Tackles35
Carries26
Metres gained92
Turnovers won2
Turnovers conceded4
Lineouts Won0
Conversions0
Drop goals0
Penalties0
Yellow cards0
Red cards0

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David Denton joined Bath Rugby shortly after the commencement of the 2015/16 season.

The 25 year-old, who joined the Club from Edinburgh Rugby, has over 30 caps for Scotland – and notably started in their agonising one-point loss to Australia in the 2015 Rugby World Cup quarter-final.

Born in Zimbabwe, Denton played for Eastern Province in South Africa before moving to Scotland – the birthplace of his mother – to pursue his studies at Edinburgh University. Picked up by Edinburgh Rugby in 2010, Denton made 78 appearances for the Pro12 side, of which he started an impressive 74. 

Standing at 6’5” and weighing close to 19 stone, Denton is a strong ball-carrying option and possesses an athleticism that saw him represent Scotland 7s prior to making his full international debut in 2011.

Three unique signed match jerseys up for grabs!

17 May 2016

An Englishman, a Welshman and a Scotsman are auctioning their unique match jerseys to raise money for charity... Read more 

Denton, Atkins and Mercer in international action in June

9 May 2016

David Denton, Darren Atkins and Zach Mercer will all be in international action this summer. Read more 

Bath Rugby make two changes for Sale return

22 April 2016

Bath Rugby have made two changes to their starting line-up for the second of back-to-back Aviva Premiership fixtures against Sale Sharks this Saturday at the Rec, kick-off 15.15. Read more