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Oscar Collodo

  • Position: Lock
  • DOB: 16/08/1964 (age 51)
  • Current club: Retired
  • Previous Clubs: Petrarca, Treviso
  • Honours: Italy

Italian international fly-half Oscar Collodo may not have had a star-studded career but wrote his name into rugby history when he was the first back to kick a penalty at the inaugural World Cup in 1987. In total He played 15 Test matches for the Azzurri between 1977 and 1987, scoring a total of 47 points.

Nigel Redman

  • Position: Lock
  • DOB: 16/08/1964 (age 51)
  • Current club: Retired
  • Previous Clubs: Bath
  • Honours: England, British and Irish Lions

Retired lock Nigel Redman made 20 appearances for England over a 13-year period between 1984 and1997. He played his club rugby for Bath, and he also played on the 1997 British Lions tour to South Africa. Since retiring, he has coached the England U19 team and been an after dinner speaker and commentator on Sky Sports.

Muliufi Salanoa

  • Position: Prop
  • DOB: 16/08/1980 (age 35)
  • Honours: Samoa

Samoan rugby proper Muliufi Salanoa made ten caps for his country between 2005 and 2007. During that time, he was a member of the squad that participated in the Rugby World Cup in 2007. They finished fourth in their pool behind South Africa, England and Tonga while finishing above The USA.