Scott Daruda

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Scott Daruda
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Personal information
Full name Scott L. Daruda
Date of birth (1986-02-17) 17 February 1986 (age 36)
Place of birth Arawa, Papua New Guinea
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 95 kg (14 st 13 lb)
School St. Joseph's Nudgee College
Club information
Position Fly-half / Centre
Current club Manly Marlins
Youth representative teams
Years Team Apps (points)
2004 ‐ 05
Australia U-19
Australia U-21
Super Rugby
Provincial sides
Perth Spirit
Super Rugby

2006 ‐
Queensland Reds
Western Force
2 (0)
6 (5)
Representative teams
2005 ‐ Australia A

Scott Daruda (born 17 February 1986) is an Australian rugby union player.[1] He currently plays for Manly Marlins franchise in Sydney. His usual position is either at fly-half or in the centres.


He was born in Arawa, Papua New Guinea. He went onto play for a number of Australian representative sides, such as the under-19s national side in 2004 and the under-21s in 2005. He also played in the Australian Commonwealth Youth Games Sevens.

Scott attended St. Joseph's Nudgee College from 1999–2003. He was a member of Riley House for four of those years, before becoming a pioneer student of Shaw House in its inaugural year. Scott Daruda played for the well-known Nudgee College First XV in 2002 and 2003, and captained the team in his senior year. The 2003 season is considered by many to be one of the toughest seasons on record, with some of the students involved in the competition including Lloyd Johansson, and Karmichael Hunt of the Queensland Reds and Brisbane Broncos respectively.

He signed for the Queensland Reds and made his debut during the 2005 Super 12 season. He then captained the under-19 national Australian side at the World Championships. He then signed for expansion franchise the Western Force.

More recently he has played for Agen in France and from the 2010–12 seasons in Japan for Kubota Spears.

In the 2012 season he is currently playing for the Manly Marlins, a Sydney team playing in the Shute Shield rugby competition.


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