Where did you first pick up a rugby ball? My first club, for minis, was Madras, in St Andrews. I went to Strathallan on a scholarship when I was coming…

  When were you bitten by the rugby bug? I started in the U8s at Bonymaen with my neighbour Oliver Treviso. He still plays for them now. I was hooked…

Which was your first team? Winchester U7. I stayed with Winchester through the age groups. Did you play other sports? I’m a black belt in karate, I swam and did…

Tell us about your rugby background… I started when I was about nine, at Old Redcliffians. I had played football until then. Once I  was about 12 rugby became my…

When did you start playing rugby? I started at Hendy when I was about six. I played rugby and football until I moved into youth rugby, then the games were…

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When did you start playing rugby? I joined Pontypridd when I was nine and stayed all the way through. I played for the first team for the first time last…