MARTIN "NAILS" BLAKE
Player Number 35

Position

Middle Hitter

Date of Birth

3rd January 1978

Place of Birth

Barnet

Nationality

British

Height

2.03m

Debut 11/11/00 v Sussex 1
Appearances 182

Occupation

Solicitor

Martin is another ex-England junior and graduate of the Sheffield school of excellence. He represented the England Seniors in the qualifiers for the 2006 World Championships and has made a total of five appearances for the senior side. He joined Docklands as part of a swap deal with Sheffield - we gave them Alex Porter and we got Martin and four cans of Fosters in return. Martin is the club's Social Secretary. He had a year's sabbatical from his job in 2008 and traveled around the world. You can read his blog here. Click here from some images from his gap year.

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