Andrew Charles Thomas Gomarsall MBE is a former rugby union player who played at scrum-half for Leeds Carnegie, London Wasps, Bedford, Gloucester, Worcester, Harlequins and England. Andy was apart of both the 2003 and 2007 World Cup campaigns with England.
Andrew Douglas Nicol, is a former rugby union player and the first British player to lift the Heineken Cup as captain of Bath Rugby. He also played for Glasgow Warriors for four years whilst making 23 caps for Scotland.
Austin Sean Healey is a former English rugby union player, who played as a utility back for Leicester Tigers, and has represented the England national rugby union team and the British Lions.
An English former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s (decade). He played his club football at Oldham, Wigan Warriors, Leeds Rhinos (with whom he won both a Super League Championship and Challenge Cup final), Bramley and Widnes.
Barry John is a former Welsh rugby union fly-half who played, during the amateur era of the sport, in the 1960s and early 1970s. John won 25 caps for the Wales national team and 5 for the British Lions.
Ben Clarke, is a former England international rugby union player. Clarke played for Bath Rugby from 1992 to 1996, before joining Richmond F.C. as the first £1-million player. Ben later returned to Bath as captain before moving onto Worcester in 2001.
Benjamin Christopher “Ben” Cohen, MBE is an activist and former England rugby union international player who was part of the 2003 England World Cup winning squad. Ben enjoyed a career with Northampton Saints, Brive and Sale Sharks before retiring in 2011.
Benedict James Kay MBE is a retired English international rugby union footballer who played Second row forward for Leicester Tigers and England as well as being part of the squad that won the 2003 World Cup squad.
William “Bill” Blackledge Beaumont CBE was captain of the England rugby union team at a time when they struggled to win games. His greatest moment as captain was the unexpected 1980 Grand Slam. He played as a lock. He is currently the vice – chairman to the IRB and current RFU chairman.
Robert William Windsor, known as Bobby and nicknamed “The Duke”, is a former rugby union player who gained 28 rugby union caps for Wales as a hooker between 1973 and 1979. Windsor published his autobiography in October 2010 entitled ‘The Iron Duke’.
Bradley Barritt is a South African born rugby union player who plays for Saracens in the Aviva Premiership. He has made sixteen appearances for England, scoring five tries. Brad has also gained caps for the British and Irish Lions
Brett Hodgson is a former Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Warrington Wolves of the Super League. Brett also spent some time in the NRL with the west tigers, parramatta eels and the western suburbs.
Brian Carney is an Irish professional rugby league commentator and former dual-code rugby international player. Brian played for a number of rugby league teams such as; Hull, Wigan Warriors, Newcastle Knights and Warrington Wolves. He then switched codes to rugby union and signed with Munster.
Brian Christopher Moore (born 11 January 1962) is an English former rugby union footballer. He played as a hooker, and is a rugby presenter and pundit for BBC Sport. He qualified as a Rugby Football Union referee in February 2010.
Brian Gerald O’Driscoll is an Irish professional rugby union player. He is the current captain of the Ireland Rugby team and captained Leinster Rugby until the start of 2008 season. Brian is regarded as one of the best Centres to have played the game, he has been voted IRB player of the year three times.
Charles Christopher Hodgson is an English rugby union footballer. He plays fly-half for Saracens and England. He is also the leading Premiership points scorer of all time. Charlie enjoyed an 11 year period with sale sharks where he made 200 appearances, he then in 2011 moved to Saracens where he is currently playing.
Sir Clive Ronald Woodward OBE is an English former rugby union player and coach. He was coach of the England team from 1997 to 2004, managing them to victory in the 2003 Rugby World Cup. Later moved onto the director of football at southampton for a short period then became director of Elite performance for the british olympic association.
Conor Michael Patrick O’Shea is a former rugby union player who played at full back and occasionally at out-half and centre for Ireland, Lansdowne R.F.C., Leicester and London Irish. He also went onto make thirty five caps for Ireland and to coach London Irish and currently Harlequins.
Craig Minto Chalmers is a former Scottish rugby union footballer for Melrose. The fly-half represented Scotland and the British Lions at international level. He was capped 60 times for Scotland. Craig played for Melrose, Harlequins, Worcester and pertemps bees.
Damian Hopley is a former rugby union player for London Wasps and England. His position of choice was on the wing or in the centres. Hopley won 3 caps for England and retired in 1998 after injuries forced him to retire at the age of 27.
Daniel Jerome Cipriani is an English rugby union footballer. He plays fly-half, centre and fullback. He has played for London Wasps, Melbourne Rebels, Sale Sharks and England. Danny has made seven caps for England. Danny was also the first Englishman to sign with a Australian rugby union outfit.
Daniel Jonathan Grewcock MBE is a retired English rugby union rugby lock who played for Bath, England and the British and Irish Lions. He also spent time at Coventry RFC and Saracens. Grewcock was in the squad for the 2003 World Cup, but unfortunately missed out in the tournament due to breaking his hand in the group stage vs Uruguay.
Darren Garforth is a former international rugby union footballer who played tighthead prop for Leicester Tigers and England. Garforth was eventually dropped from the England side in favour of Phil Vickery, but would continue to make some caps, his 25th and final cap coming against Italy in 2000.
Daryl A. Powell is an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s, ’90s and 2000s, and current coach. He is now the head coach of Castleford Tigers Rugby League football club.
David Ian Campese, also known as Campo, is a former Australian rugby union player. Campese was capped by the Wallabies 101 times.
David John Duckham MBE is a retired English rugby union player. He played 36 games for England from 1969 to 1976 and scored 10 tries.
David Luke Flatman or ‘Flats’ is a former rugby player. He was a prop for Bath and the England national rugby union team. He made 8 caps with the England national team.
David Sole is a former Scottish rugby union footballer who made 44 appearances for his country. He played at Edinburgh Academicals and Bath rugby club throughout his career and gain three British and Irish Lions caps.
Dean Richards is a former England and British & Irish Lions rugby union player. He had a long career at Leicester which is where he went onto make 314 appearances for the club, he then went onto coach the team as well as many others.
Denis C. Betts is an English rugby league coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Widnes Vikings in the Super League. Denis started his career at Wigan in which he was there for 9 years before moving to the Auckland Warriors where he was for two years before he returned to Wigan to finish of his career.
Derek Leslie Quinnell, won 23 rugby union caps for Wales both as a lock-forward and as a number eight.
Dewi Morris is a former rugby union footballer, who played scrum half for England. Morris made his England debut in 1988 against Australia. He had won 26 caps in total. He was the British and Irish Lions 1993 Scrum half. Dewi in now a pundit on Sky Sports.
George “Doddie” Weir, is a Scottish Rugby Union player, in the lock position. Doddie has won 61 Scottish caps and played for Newcastle Falcons.
Dr Terry Crystal
Dr. Terry Crystal is a sports doctor and after dinner speaker. He has a passion for all sports and played over 150 games for Harrogate Rugby. He also captained Wednesday fun side-York Unicorns for many years.
William Henry “Dusty” Hare MBE is a former international England rugby union footballer, who played fullback. Hare currently holds the world record for points scored in a first class rugby career with 7,337 points. Dusty played at Nottingham R.F.C. and Leicester Tigers for a career that spanned out over 18 years. Dusty also gained 25 England caps and a call up to the 1983 Lions tour.
John Fergus Slattery is a former rugby union player who represented Ireland. Fergus earned 61 caps for Ireland with 18 of them being Captain of the squad.
Finlay Calder is a Scottish former rugby union player. Calder played at open side flanker and won 34 caps representing Scotland from 1986-91.
Francis Edward Cotton is a former rugby union prop forward who played for England and the British Lions. His clubs included Coventry R.F.C. and Sale. After retiring, he remained in rugby administration and founded a clothing company. He also captained the English team three times.
Jacobus Francois Pienaar is a South African former rugby union player. He played flanker for South Africa from 1993 until 1996, winning 29 international caps, all of them as captain. In 1997 Francois left South Africa to become a player coach at Saracens which he did for three years before becoming just a coach in 2000.
Gareth James Chilcott is a former rugby union player, who played at prop for Bath and England. Gareth made 373 appearances for bath and was capped 14 times for England.
Gareth Cooper is a former Wales international rugby union player who played in the scrum-half position. Gareth made 46 appearances for Wales, whilst enjoying spells in both English and Welsh domestic rugby.
Sir Gareth Edwards
Gareth Owen Edwards CBE is a former Welsh rugby union footballer who played scrum-half. In 2007, former England captain Will Carling published his list of the ’50 Greatest Rugby players’ in The Telegraph. Between 1967 and 1978 Edwards won 53 caps for Wales, including 13 as captain.
Garin Jenkins is a former Wales international rugby union player. He is one of the most capped Welsh hookers having attained 58 caps in his career. Garin played at Swansea RFC.
Garry E. Schofield OBE is an English retired professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 1990s. Garry played for Hull, Balmain Tigers, Leeds, Western Suburbs and Huddersfield. From playing at Huddersfield he went on to coach for one year at Huddersfield.
Andrew Gavin Hastings, OBE is a former Scotland rugby union player. He is frequently considered one of the best, if not the best, rugby player to come out of Scotland. In total he has won 61 caps for Scotland, 20 of which as captain. He also made six appearances for the British and Irish Lions.
Geoff Cooke OBE is a former England Rugby coach and manager of the British and Irish Lions.
Geordan Edward Andrew Murphy is an Irish rugby union rugby player and plays fullback or wing for the English club Leicester Tigers where he made 316 appearances and is a former Irish international with 74 caps.
Thomas Gerald Reames Davies CBE is one of the acknowledged greats of Welsh rugby, playing for the side between 1966 and 1978. All in all, he was capped 46 times for his country. He was also a regular fixture within the Barbarians squad between 1966 and 1977.
Sir Graham William Henry KNZM is a New Zealand rugby union coach, and former head coach of the country’s national team, the All Blacks. He played rugby union for Canterbury and cricket for Otago in the Plunket Shield. First a school teacher he got his first opportunity with the Aukland provincial side, but also coached the Blues whre they won two super 12 titles. Graham has also won the World Cup with New Zealand in 2011 which was his last tournament in charge of the Kiwi’s.
Graham Price MBE is a former Welsh rugby union player who won 41 caps for Wales as a prop forward. Graham also represented pontypool and Barbarians.
Graham Christopher Rowntree is a former English rugby union player. He played loosehead prop for Leicester Tigers where he made 398 appearances and England. He was capped 54 times for England. Graham has since had many coaching roles, such as; Leicester, England and the British and Irish Lions.
Gregor Peter John Townsend MBE is a former Scottish rugby union player. He represented both Scotland and the British and Irish Lions winning 82 caps for Scotland (twice as captain) and two for the Lions.
Iain Robert Balshaw, MBE is a rugby footballer who plays on the wing or at full back for Biarritz. Iain was also part of the England 2003 World Cup squad what lifted the Web Ellis trophy, Iain also was called upto the Lions squad in 2001 where he made 3 appearances.
Sir Ian Robert McGeechan OBE is a Scottish former rugby union player and coach. He played for Headingley and made his debut for Scotland in 1972. He won thirty-two caps, playing at fly-half and centre. He captained Scotland on nine occasions. Ian Is well Known for his coaching of the British and Irish Lions squad, he has been part of the set up for five tours.
Ian Robertson is a Scottish-born broadcaster, writer and former international rugby player. He is best known as a rugby union commentator for BBC Radio.
Ieuan Evans is a former rugby union player who played on the wing for Wales and the British and Irish Lions. He went on to win 72 caps for Wales and scored 33 tries. Ieuan has a blog on BBC for Rugby Union and in 2007 was inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame.
Jason Leonard OBE, aka “The Fun Bus” is an English former rugby union prop forward who held the world record for winning the most international caps until 2005. Leonard has 119 caps (114 for England). As an England player, Leonard won the highest international accolades possible including the Rugby World Cup which was evidently his last major international tournament.
Jason Thorpe Robinson OBE is an English former dual-code international rugby union and rugby league player of the 1990s and 2000s. Playing at wing or fullback, he won fifty-one rugby union international test caps in total for England, and in rugby league he won twelve caps for Great Britain and seven for England. Jason was a key Figure in the 2003 World Cup Winning Squad, which is where he scored a try in the Final Against Australia, as well as England Jason was a key figure for sale sharks where he made 159 appearances, scoring 248 points and also led them to there first premiership title in the 2005 – 2006 season.
Jeff Probyn is an English former Rugby Union player. After retirement from playing, Probyn was a member of Club England, the Rugby Football Union Committee. He was the manager of the England U21 team from 1994 to 1997.
Jeremy Davidson is a rugby union lock who played club rugby for Dungannon RFC, Ulster, London Irish and Castres Olympique. At international level he represented Ireland with 32 caps and also represented the British and Irish Lions.
Jeremy Clayton Guscott is a former rugby union outside centre who played for Bath where he made 266 appearances and scored 710 points, Jeremy also represented England and the British and Irish Lions. Jeremy can now be seen as a pundit on BBC.
James “Jim” Telfer is a Scottish rugby union coach and a former rugby player. Telfer gained twenty one caps for scotland. Telfer played for Melrose FC and the South of Scotland. Jim also made 6 appearances for the British and Irish Lions and has been part of the coaching set up there for two tours.
Jodie Broughton is a rugby league player for the Huddersfield Giants in the Super League and former players for Hull FC and Salford City Reds. He is the half-brother of former Leeds teammate Jamie Jones-Buchanan and is considered by many to be the fastest player in the competition.
Joe Roff is a retired Australian rugby union footballer and a product of the Tuggeranong Vikings Rugby Union Club in Canberra. Of his 86 caps, 62 were won in consecutive games from 1996 to 2001.
John Ross Beattie is a Scottish former international rugby union player. Beattie earned a total of 25 caps playing for Scotland.
John Bentley is an English former dual-code international Rugby League and Rugby Union wing. He made 101 appearances during his professional career.
Sydney John Dawes OBE is a former Welsh rugby union player, playing at centre, and later coach. He captained London Welsh, Wales, the Barbarians and the British Lions. He was made an OBE in the 1972 New Years Honours List for services to sport.
John Anthony Devereux is a Welsh former dual-code rugby football international. In 1989 he toured with the British and Irish Lions. After retiring from playing he became head coach of the Wales rugby league team.
John “Jellyback” Eales AM is an Australian former rugby union player and the most successful captain in the history of Australian rugby. Eales’ 55-cap reign as captain marked an era of Australian success in world rugby. John was Kicking second row which led him to be on the all – time scoring lists for Australia.
John Taylor is a former Welsh International who played for The British & Irish Lions and made appearances for London Welsh RFC, Loughborough colleges, London Counties and Surrey.