Synonymous with one of the world’s most celebrated sports, Rugby legend Neil Back continued to make his mark on the face of international rugby throughout his long career.  Renowned for his passion, dedication and incredible skill on the pitch, Neil Back is a true sportsman.  His tenacity and spirit guaranteed that he was an instrumental part of England’s 2003 world cup winning side and his unwavering dedication to the sport has continually reinforced his position as one of the most recognisable and influential players that the sport has seen in recent times.

His career has seen him play for some of the most formidable sides in the game and he captained both the Leicester Tigers squad and the England team to victory.  With an incredible 18 years at the Midlands club of which 5 were spent coaching the team to success. Back played alongside fellow rugby legends such as Martin Johnson and was part of a team so successful that the 2000/01 season saw them collect trophies for the Zurich Premiership and Zurich Championship, as well as the Heineken Cup at Parc des Princes.

Playing Career:

1988 - 1990 Nottingham RFC
1990 - 2005 Leicester Tigers (339 caps) - Top try scorer in history of club with 125 tries
1994 - 2003 England (66 caps) including 3 WC's '95 (SF), '99 (QF) & '03 (Winners)
1997, 2001 and 2005 British and Irish Lions SA'97 (Series Winners), AUS'01 & NZ'05 - British & Irish Lions (5 Caps)

Coaching Career:

2003 - 2008 Leicester Tigers
2008 - 2011 Leeds Carnegie
2011 - 2012 The Rugby Football Club
2012 - 2013 Edinburgh Rugby