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2003 Rugby World Cup winners: where are they now?

6. Richard Hill

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The only player never to be dropped during Sir Clive Woodward’s tenure as England manager, was forced to retire from rugby due to a knee injury. He worked for two years as a business development manager for Saracens, hosted hospitallity guests and then mentored and coached academy players.He now sits at the heart of the England set up with a seat on the RFU Council, and acts as a consultant to the RFU helping to identify, mentor and develop young players both on and off the field.


7. Neil Back

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ropped from the 2004 Six Nations squad and subsequently retired from international rugby, although he played for the British and Irish Lions in the first Test v New Zealand in 2005. He then retired. Went into coaching, most recently as forwards coach for Edinburgh Rugby until March 2013. He’s now a brand ambassador for Rybrook Cars and Midlands Air Ambulance.


8. Lawrence Dallaglio

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Retired in 2008 helping Wasps win the Guinness Premiership final at a sold-out Twickenham in his last professional game. He went on to work as an analyst for ITV during the 2011 Rugby World Cup and co-commentated on the semi-final match between Australia and New Zealand before setting up the Dallaglio Foundation which has raised millions of pounds for charity through gruelling cycling challenges. Now BT Sport’s lead rugby union expert.

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