Peter Nelson (rugby player)

Peter Nelson
Full name Peter Nelson
Date of birth (1992-10-05) 5 October 1992
Place of birth Dungannon, Northern Ireland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 85 kilograms (13 st 5 lb)
School Royal School Dungannon
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Fullback
Current team Ulster
Playing career
Position Fullback
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011– Ulster 31 (14)
correct as of 1 July 2016.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Ireland u20
Emerging Ireland
correct as of 10 Feb 2015.

Peter Nelson (born 5 October 1992) from Dungannon is a rugby union footballer. He plays at the position of Fullback for Ulster.[1][2]


A versatile back, who can play at out-half, full-back centre or wing, Nelson has represented Ireland at both Under 18 and Under 20 level He made his debut for Ulster against Leinster in December 2011.[1] He scored his first try for Ulster against Benetton Treviso in November 2012,[3]


  1. 1 2 "Peter Nelson". Ulster Rugby. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. "Peter Nelson". RaboDirect PRO12. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. "Pro12: Treviso 15-16 Ulster". 23 November 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2014.

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