A South African-born, Perth-educated outside back, Dane-Haylett Petty has enjoyed the global opportunities offered by rugby in his career.s. The Cottesloe product made his Super Rugby debut for the Western Force in 2008 before stints in Sevens, the Top 14 in France, and Japan. Haylett-Petty found his way back to Perth in 2014 and was a standout performer for the franchise the following year. He enjoyed a breakout 2016 with the Force and was rewarded with a Wallabies debut against England in Brisbane.
Represented Australia ‘A’ Schools (now known as the Australian Schools Barbarians) and the Australian Men’s Sevens team.
Selected in the Australian squad for the inaugural IRB U20s World Championships in Wales. Represented Australian in the Sevens World Series.
Selected in the Australian U20s squad for the second-annual IRB Junior World Championship tournament in Japan.
Haylett-Petty won his first Test cap when chosen to start against England in Brisbane, going on to play in 14 of that year’s 15 Tests.
Haylett-Petty earned four caps in the opening five Tests of the year before a torn biceps and subsequent surgery prematurely ended his season.
Haylett-Petty was one of only three Wallabies (Bernard Foley and Izack Rodda) to play all 13 Wallaby Tests. Seven of his 13 caps were won as the starting fullback.