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5 Rugby players who worked as policemen

See which international Rugby stars came from a police background. 

1. Dean Richards

Richards was schooled at John Cleveland College, in Hinckley, and was a police constable for Leicestershire Constabulary between the 1980s and 1990s before English rugby union became professional. He had a long playing career with Leicester Tigers, and played 48 times for England and six times for the British & Irish Lions. The 55-year-old is now the boss of Premiership side Newcastle Falcons.


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  1. Alan Wilcox

    At one time there was a club between Bridgend and Porthcawl called South Wales Police I not sure if any made international status.

  2. John Davies

    There were quite a few Welsh International police officers too. Bleddyn Bowen, Hugh Williams_Jones, Emyr Lewis, Richie Collins, Martyn Morris, Rowland Phillips, Ian Hall and Ritchie Donovan

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