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“He was relentless…” – Jason Leonard ranks rugby’s five biggest drinkers

#1. Dean Richards (England)

Richards was a number eight and played 314 games for Leicester Tigers between 1982 and 1997, he was captain as Leicester won the 1994-95 Courage League and the 1997 Pilkington Cup, and also played as Leicester won the inaugural English league title in 1987-88 and the 1993 Pilkington Cup. He played 48 times for England between 1986 and 1996, a world record number of caps for his position at the time, including the 19871991 and 1995 Rugby World Cups, and represented the British Lions on their 1989 tour to Australia and 1993 tour to New Zealand playing in six international matches.

DID YOU KNOW? Richards was a police constable for Leicestershire Constabulary between the 1980s and 1990s before English rugby union became professional.


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