WARRIORS: Top 5 Famous Rugby Players Who Served in the Military

2. Josh Lewsey

  • Troop Commander in the Royal Artillery in 2001
  • Position – Fullback, wing and centre
  • Clubs / teams: Bristol 1997-1998, London Wasps – 1998-2009, St Agnes – 2011
  • England – 1998-2008 with 55 Caps
  • British and Irish Lions – 2005 with 3 Caps

Former World Cup winner, Lewsey passed out of Sandhurst in 2001 and joined the Royal Artillery. For two years he juggled his professional rugby life with his military career before resigning his commission. In 2009 Lewsey retired from international rugby.

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