England World Cup Winning Coach & 2012 Team GB Director of Sports
Sir Clive Woodward OBE has had a huge effect on English rugby. Clive became one of the sports true legends after coaching England to their 2003 Rugby World Cup victory. One of the most revered rugby speakers, Clives articulate and compelling account of his time coaching the greatest rugby team of the moment is sure to engage audience and provide invaluable advice for business and social groups alike.
A successful Rugby Union player, Clive joined Harlequins in 1974 before leaving to gain a Bachelor of Science degree in sports science at Loughborough University. On his return to the game, Clive was signed by Leicester Tigers 1979, followed shortly by his debut for England against Ireland in 1980. Gaining 21 caps for his nation, Clive also toured with the British and Irish Lions on two occasions in 1980 and 1983. Having a rugby speaker with experience both on and off the pitch at an elite level makes Woodward a rare breed, providing one of the most comprehensive views of the sport on the after dinner speaker circuit.
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