Allan Dell’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroRugby player
Is Athlete
Rugby union player
From South Africa
Type Sports

16 March 1992, Humansdorp, Kouga Local Municipality, Cacadu District Municipality, Eastern Cape

Age28 years

Allan Dell is a South African born Scottish international rugby union player, currently playing with the Edinburgh. His usual position is prop.



At youth level, he played for the Border Bulldogs, from Under-13 level to Under-18 level. In 2011, he moved to the Sharks, where he played in their Under-19 team.

He was also a member of the victorious South Africa Under-20 team at the 2012 IRB Junior World Championship, including playing in the final against New Zealand Under-20.


He made his debut in the 2010 Vodacom Cup game against Western Province. He made his Currie Cup debut in the same season against Free State Cheetahs.


Dell signed for Edinburgh for the 2014–15 season. He qualifies for Scotland through his grandmother, Joan Carmichael, who was born in Paisley and brought up in Edinburgh.


Dell was called up to the senior Scotland squad by Vern Cotter in October 2016. He earned his first cap starting in the 2016 Autumn Internationals series against Australia.