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Ben Darwin (born 17 October 1976) is a former Australian rugby union footballer. A graduate of the Australian Institute of Sport scholarship program, he played 28 times for the Wallabies, Australia’s national team, from 2001 to 2003. During this time, Darwin played games against the British and Irish Lions and was part of the Wallabies’ 2003 Rugby World Cup team. His usual position was tighthead prop.
At the end of 2005, Paul was awarded the John Eales Medal, receiving 194 votes from his teammates He ruptured a tendon during the Wallabies 24-16 Tri-Nations’ loss to South Africa in September 2006 and underwent surgery, and was forced to miss the European tour
He has won 72 caps for Australia and 112 Super Rugby caps for the ACT Brumbies.In May 2007 Paul signed with Gloucester Rugby for the start of the 2007/08 season but, for contractual reasons, he was not able to join the squad until after the 2007 Rugby World Cup. He made his Gloucester Rugby debut on 27 October 2007 in the Anglo-Welsh EDF Energy Cup against Newcastle Falcons.[