Danny Grewcock inducted into Premiership Rugby Hall of Fame


Danny Grewcock inducted into Premiership Rugby Hall of Fame

Two-time British & Irish Lions tourist Danny Grewcock is the latest star to be inducted into the Premiership Rugby Hall of Fame, presented by Gallagher.

Making more than 200 club appearances for Saracens and Bath, Grewcock was renowned as one of the most fearsome locks in English Rugby.

The former Bath captain was heralded as the Blue, Black and White’s key player in the 2008 Challenge Cup Final victory over Worcester Warriors, playing alongside England head coach Steve Borthwick, in one of English rugby’s finest partnerships.

The 2003 Rugby World Cup winner won a total of 69 England caps, as well as five Test caps for The British & Irish Lions – where he toured Australia in 2001 and New Zealand in 2005.

READ MORE: Danny Grewcock’s rugby journey

The 51-year-old was first selected for the 2001 Tour just weeks after breaking his jaw in the final Premiership game of the season.

However, he played in all three Test matches in a thrilling series that Australia won 2-1. He then returned four years later under the stewardship of Sir Clive Woodward, playing in two matches against Argentina and the All Blacks.

Now High Performance Rugby Manager at Clifton College, Grewcock remains involved in the game and is still an avid viewer of England and the Premiership.

On being inducted into the Premiership Rugby Hall of Fame, Grewcock, 51, said: “It’s a huge honour.

“Sometimes you forget what your former job was, you can be very busy working in a school and to then get a reminder that you sent a few years playing in the Premiership is incredibly pleasing.

“To get the honour to come along to Twickenham and watch this year’s final is incredible – my family are chuffed to bits. It is a great honour and very pleasing.”

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