2001 Lions 1st Test side- Where are they now?

Discussion in '2017 British & Irish Lions Tour' started by bristol-iain, Jun 30, 2009.

  1. bristol-iain

    bristol-iain Guest

    15- Matt Perry- Perry now works for a management consultancy company based near Bath.

    14- Daffyd James- In May 2009 he was released by the Scarlets and joined Bridgend Ravens.

    13- Brian O'Driscoll- Guess :p

    12- Rob Henderson- Henderson joined the French side Toulon, then of Pro D2, in 2006, and played three years there, including their promotion to Top 14 in 2008, before returning to the UK to sign for Esher RFC.

    11- Jason Robinson- Head Coach at Sale Sharks

    10- Jonny Wilkinson- Joined Toulon (along with half the Guinness Premiership) in May 09

    9- Robert Howley- Part of coaching setup for Wales and the 09 Lions

    8- Scott Quinell- Quinnell currently regularly appears as a commentator and pundit on a number of Sky Sports televised rugby matches.

    7- Richard Hill- On May 11, 2008, Hill played his last game for Saracens with a 25-20 win over Bristol.

    6- Martin Corry- In May 2009, Corry announced that he was retiring at the end of the 2008/09 season. He captained the Barbarians against England at Twickenham on the 30 May 2009, to a 33-26 victory.

    5- Danny Grewcock- Danny has recently signed a new 2 year extension to his Bath contract, which will keep him there until the end of the 2009/10 season. His quality performances show no signs of relenting, which many feel deserve him an England recall.

    4- Martin Johnson- Manager of the England team

    3- Phil Vickery- Currently playing for Wasps

    2- Keith Wood- BBC Pundit

    1- Tom Smith - He plays prop for Northampton Saints in the English premiership (still?!?), making him the 2nd oldest player in that league behind Mike Catt.

    16- Iain Balshaw- He will move to Biarritz in 2009, as part of a large exodus of English players to the French Top 14.

    17- Jason Leonard- In 2007, the Barking-born carpenter and record-breaking prop forward was inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame.

    18- Gordon Bulloch- Gordon now works for Highland Galvanisers in Elgin as a technical consultant.

    19- Colin Charvis- 2007-present: Player-coach at Newport Gwent Dragons (I think)

    Some old names to remember
     
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  3. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Blimey, takes you back a feew years when looking at it like that.
     
  4. C A Iversen

    C A Iversen Guest

    They should bring out a rugby game where they have every touring Lions squad ever in it. They'd be the only teams in it and would therefore never lose a series? :p

    Ok thats a bit rough, but I'd definitely like to play as that side in a game. Brings back memories of praying that they'd destroy Australia. They very nearly did too.
     
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