Austin Healey

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Austin Healey is so outspoken (and often outrageous) that he has earned the nickname the Leicester Lip. He gives a lift and often a laugh to any after-dinner event. When playing for Leicester Tigers, he was equally effective whether at scrum-half, fly-half, fullback or on the wing. Merseyside-born … Read More

Bill Beaumont CBE

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Bill Beaumont OBE will always be remembered as a great leader and captain. His triumphs in 1980 will never be forgotten when he led England to their first Grand Slam since 1957 and was captain of the British Lions. Bill’s International career started in 1975 against Ireland and … Read More

David Duckham MBE

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David Duckham was born in Coventry, and educated at King Henry VIII School. David Duckham combined grace and power to become one of England’s finest wingers, lighting up an otherwise dismal period for English rugby in which his team were often second best to the magnificent Welsh sides of the 70s. David … Read More

Fergus Slattery

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Fergus Slattery was born on 12th February, 1949 in Dublin He played senior rugby for University College Dublin, before beginning his International career aged 20 in January 1970 against South Africa in Dublin. Fergus Slattery went on to form a formidable back row partnership with John O’Driscoll and Blackrock team mate … Read More

Gareth Chilcott

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Gareth Chilcott, more popularly known as “Cooch” was born on the 20th November 1956 and was raised in Bristol. His introduction to rugby came when he was 11 years of age and started playing at Senior School, he joined Bristol’s ‘Old Redcliffians’ junior team for whom he played … Read More

Jeff Probyn

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Probyn made an extraordinary journey from the heart of London’s East End, to the front row of an epoch-making England rugby team, with whom he won a record 37th cap at prop just short of his 37th birthday. He attended The London Nautical School were he was friends … Read More

Kyran Bracken MBE

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Born in November 1971, Bracken was raised in Liverpool and was later educated at St. Edward’s College, Stonyhurst College and Bristol University Kyran has experienced the highs and lows of first class rugby union and has witnessed first-hand the transition to the professional game. During his time at … Read More

Martin Bayfield

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At 6’10” Martin Bayfield was one of the tallest players in rugby, a gift he used to full advantage as one of England’s most potent forwards. Since retiring, his height has helped win him the part of Robbie Coltrane’s body double as the giant Hagrid in the Harry … Read More

Martin Johnson

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Martin Johnson is an impressive motivational, keynote and after dinner speaker.  As a former internationalrugby player and current Manager of England, Martin offers corporate audiences insights into teamwork andleadership. Martin Johnson’s Rugby Career Martin’s career began when he played rugby for the England Under 18’s in 1987. He joined Leicester Tigers’ senior squad in 1989 and in the … Read More

Phil Bennett

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Phil Bennett was a prince of fly-halves, baffling opponents and thrilling spectators with his sidestepping and swerving runs. He scored 166 points for Wales in 29 appearances, and another 44 for the British Lions in eight Tests. Felinfoel-born Phil was a magician, remembered and revered for the part … Read More

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