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Taine Basham

Taine Basham

Profile Biog
DOB 02nd Nov 1999
Birthplace Abergavenny
Position Back row
Club/Region Dragons
Height 1.83 m (6' 0“)
Weight 95.91 kg (15st 1lbs)
Other Honours Wales U20, Wales 7s

The dynamic back row is one of the rising stars at Dragons after a string of eye-catching performances in recent years.

Basham, who hails from Talywain, just a few miles north of Pontypool, in the Torfaen borough area of Gwent, made his senior debut for the region in the Anglo-Welsh Cup clash with Scarlets in January 2018.

He started out at junior level with Talywain and has been developed in the Dragons Academy. He has also impressed on the international stage with Wales U20s and Wales Sevens.

Basham, who has played for both Bedwas and Cross Keys in the Premiership, made nine appearances in the 2018/19 season and was named the Young Player of the Season at the region’s end-of-season awards.

Basham made his debut for the Dragons in 2017 having previously played for the Dragons academy, Bedwas and Cross Keys.

Basham was first selected in the senior Wales squad to face the Barbarians in an uncapped international in November 2019. He was then called up for the Six Nations squad of 2020 alongside his former Wales U20 captain Dewi Lake on 5 February 2020.

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First Team

Dan Biggar

Dan Biggar

Fly Half

Josh Adams

Josh Adams

Wing

Hallam Amos

Hallam Amos

Wing

Adam Beard

Adam Beard

Lock

Gareth Davies

Gareth Davies

Scrum Half

Cory Hill

Cory Hill

Lock

Seb Davies

Seb Davies

Lock

Eliott Dee

Elliot Dee

Hooker

Ryan Elias

Ryan Elias

Hooker

Rob Evans

Rob Evans

Prop

Wyn Jones

Wyn Jones

Prop

Samson Lee

Samson Lee

Prop

Dillon Lewis

Dillon Lewis

Prop

Ross Moriarty

Ross Moriarty

Back Row

George North

George North

Wing

Hadleigh Parkes

Hadleigh Parkes

Centre

Aaron Wainwright

Aaron Wainwright

Back Row

Owen Watkin

Owen Watkin

Centre

Tomos Williams

Tomos Williams

Scrum Half

Jake Ball

Jake Ball

Lock

Talupe Faletau

Taulupe Faletau

Back Row

Leigh Halfpenny

Leigh Halfpenny

Full Back

Alun Wyn Jones

Alun Wyn Jones

Lock

Josh Navidi

Josh Navidi

Flanker

Ken Owens

Ken Owens

Hooker

Aaron Shingler

Aaron Shingler

Back Row

Justin Tipuric

Justin Tipuric

Back Row

Liam Williams

Liam Williams

Full Back / Wing

Leon B

Leon Brown

Prop

Jonah Holmes

Jonah Holmes

Wing

Jarrod Evans

Jarrod Evans

Fly Half

Rhys Carre

Rhys Carre

Prop

Johnny McNicholl

Johnny McNicholl

Full back/Wing

Taine Basham

Taine Basham

Back row

WillGriff John

WillGriff John

Prop

Will Rowlands

Will Rowlands

Second Row

Louis Rees-Zammit

Louis Rees-Zammit

Winger

Nick Tompkins

Nick Tompkins

Centre

Rhys Webb

Rhys Webb

Scrum Half

Dewi Lake

Dewi Lake

Hooker

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