Sale Sharks have confirmed that after a distinguished nine-year spell, David Seymour has called time on his career with the club in order to further concentrate on his business career development.
The 33-year-old open-side flanker joined the Sharks in 2009 from Saracens and went on to make almost 200 appearances for the club, establishing himself as one of the Premiership’s most consistent performers.
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His superb form saw David appointed club captain in the summer of 2012 and over the course of his stellar career with the Sharks, his work-rate, aggression and commitment to the cause made him a huge club favourite.
In total, David made 196 appearances for the Sharks, scoring 19 tries and well as his key contributions on the field, he also became a key mentor off it, offering valuable advice and guidance to Sale’s younger players
A former England Under-21 international, David also won a silver medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens tournament in Melbourne as part of England’s squad.
David’s focus and concentration will be trained on developing his coffee business, Couch Grind Coffee, which he established last year.
To mark David’s superb service, he has been appointed as an official Sale Sharks club ambassador.