When did you start playing rugby? My dad, John, is a coach at Galwegians and I used to go to training with him every Saturday. He convinced me to join…

We gather you were born in Germany? Yes, my mum is German and my dad is English. We lived there until I was about one. When did you take up…

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…