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Martin Johnson

Martin Johnson

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 summer of that year, he represented King Country in New Zealand. Martin was subsequently selected for the NZ U21 to tour Australia the following year.

Martin made his England debut as an “eleventh hour” replacement for Wade Dooley in 1993 and went on later that year to play numerous England A internationals and toured NZ with the British Lions, again replacing Dooley.

He has been involved in all 10 Five/Six Nations tournaments since his debut (1994-2003) and has been selected for 3 Lions Tours (NZ ‘93, SA ‘97 and AUS ‘01).

Martin Johnson was named the ‘98/‘99 Allied Dunbar Premiership Player of the Season and after being appointed Leicester Tigers’ club captain in ‘97 led the team to a Pilkington Cup victory, four successive Premiership titles 1999-2002 as well as the inaugural Zurich Championship in 2001. There was also the small matter of back to back European Heineken Cup triumphs in 2001 and 2002.