|Birth name||Nicholas Popplewell|
|Date of birth||6 April 1964|
|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||115 kg (18 st 2 lb; 254 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Nick Popplewell (born 6 April 1964 in Dublin) is an Irish former rugby union player who won 48 caps for his country between 1989 and 1998. He played club rugby for Greystones RFC, Wasps RFC, Newcastle Falcons, and also captained Leinster Rugby for a season. At Newcastle he made 19 appearances as they won the 1997-98 Premiership.He started all three tests for the British & Irish Lions on the tour to New Zealand in 1993, and was seen as one of the stars of the tour.
After retiring from rugby, he became an estate agent, and gained a master's degree in business studies.[ citation needed ]
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