Podcast: Danny Grewcock’s career and advice for youngsters

Adam Kyriacou

Former England lock Danny Grewcock MBE sits down with Lewis Moody on this week’s After the Whistle.

Second-row Grewcock, who also played for Coventry, Saracens and Bath, is one of the most revered players of his generation. Now working as High Performance Rugby Manager at Clifton College, he shares the skills and knowledge that he has learned about rugby union throughout his stellar career onto to younger generations.

After starting his career by moving into the professional ranks in 1996 in his home city of Coventry, Grewcock racked up an impressive career that culminated in him amassing over 200 appearances for Bath over 10 years.

Known as “The Enforcer” for his all or nothing playing style on the field, Grewcock reflects on his playing days and reputation, his 1997 call-up for England, that broken hand injury that saw him replaced by Simon Shaw at the 2003 Rugby World Cup, what he misses the most about the game since retiring and the passion he has for helping shape and inspire the next generation of players, including advice for the youngsters regarding media.

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