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David Morrison

Place of birth:
Columbus, Ohio

Position played:
Flanker, No. 8

Summary of rugby career:

First Started Playing Where:
Stanford University

Clubs represented and Years:
Stanford University (1972-1975)
USC (1976)
Santa Monica Rugby Club (1976-1981)
Old Blues (1982-1984)
Old Red & Blue (1988-1993)

Territorial/National Representative Teams and years:
Northern California Pelicans (1975)
Southern California Griffins (1978-1980)
Pacific Coast Grizzlies (1978-1980)

No of Caps (if applicable):

No of International Matches (if applicable):

Tours: Where, With Whom and Years:
Wales and England – Cal State Long Beach (1974)
Scotland and Ireland – Santa Monica Rugby Club (1977)
Australia – Santa Monica Rugby Club (1978)

Awards and Recognition:
Captain – Stanford University (1975)
Captain – Santa Monica Rugby Club (1980)
Winner – Monterey Rugby Tournament (1977,1981,1983,1984)

Impact rugby had on your life:
Nothing else compares to the impact rugby has had on my life, starting with my college years at Stanford, to meeting the mother of my only child, to learning the life long rewards of hard work and lasting friendships.

Most inspirational teammate/coach and why:
Tom Klein & Larry Petrill – two exceptional flankers who showed me what was possible and what was necessary to compete at the highest level.

What wisdom would you pass on to current players:
Leave it all on the field, at every practice and in every match, and you will have no regrets and only good memories.

Marital Status (Spouse/Kids names):
Single/Widower; son Ian Patrick Llewellyn Morrison

Favorite quote:
Discipline yourself and others won’t need to – John Wooden

Horses, whiskey and women.

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