Gavin Hickie: Episode 121

9Jan

 

Gavin Hickie played for Leinster, Leicester Tigers and London Irish before moving Stateside to play with Belmont Shore and he is now the head coach at both Dartmouth College and the USA Rugby Collegiate All-Americans. Having recently written the best-selling rugby book, Rugby Revealed, Gavin speaks about the tackle that changed his life, the social life at Leicester while at the peak of their Heineken Cup success, spotting sporting talent in a sea of hype and how tackling in America is the hardest he has ever seen.

 

Gavin also talks about the rugby culture in the US, playing with Jonny Sexton, what it's like to coach at an Iveagh League college and what he believes to be at the heart of England's Rugby World Cup failure. 

 

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