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Born on this day- 24th August

Richie Gray

Position: Lock

DOB: 24/08/1989 (age 26)

Current club: Castres

Previous clubs: Glasgow Warriors, Sale Sharks

Honours: Scotland, British and Irish Lions

Explosive lock Richie Gray won his first Scotland cap as a substitute against France during the Six Nations Championship in 2010. A year later at the World Cup he was one of the Scots most impressive stars, but even his impressive displays could not guide them to the knockout rounds. He scored his first international try in 2012 before he was selected for the British and Irish Lions tour to Australia a year later, playing a part in the final test against the Wallabies. The dominant second row has currently made 45 Test appearances and should add to that at next month’s World Cup.

 

Jonathan Webb

Position: Fullback

DOB: 24/08/1963 (age 52)

Current club: Retired

Previous clubs: Bristol Rugby, Bath Rugby

Honours: England

Fullback Jonathan Webb successfully combined his medical training with a first-class rugby career, playing his club trade for Bristol and Bath Rugby Clubs.  He played 33 times for England between 1987 and 1993, scoring 296 points. He won two Five Nations Grand Slams and was part of the team that reached the Rugby World Cup Final in 1991. Webb now runs the Jonathan Webb Clinic in Bristol, where he specialises in knee surgery and Sports Medicine.