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2003 Rugby World Cup winners: where are they now?

1. Trevor Woodman

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Forced to retire at 29 due to a back injury he sustained at Sale Sharks in 2005. Went on to commentate for Fox Sports the following year. Worked in Australia as a scrum coach before joining Wasps in that role. Woodman then returned to his old club Gloucester Rugby in 2014, where he still works as their Scrum Coach.

2. Steve Thompson

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Remarkably, played in the ill-fated 2011 Rugby World Cup campaign following his brief retirement in 2007 due to a neck injury. Forced to retire for good in 2011 whilst playing for Wasps due to a subsequent serious neck injury. Since his retirement, he has based himself in Dubai and has worked as a rugby analyst for OSN in Asia.

3. Phil Vickery

Captain of the (almost successful) 2007 World Cup squad. Retired in 2010 due to neck injuries. Won the 2011 series of Celebrity Masterchef before working as a co-commentator at the 2011 Rugby World Cup for ITV.

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