Richard Hill




Rugby World Cup winner Richard Hill, part of the England squad and one of the world's greatest players. seen by many was the heartbeat of the England team. He had amassed 71 caps for his country.
Richard Hill playingDuring the opening game of the English campaign, against Georgia, he picked up a hamstring injury, his absence for the remaining pool games against South Africa, Samoa and the quarter final against Wales was pinpointed as a major factor as to why England looked far from the world beaters they would eventually become. 
He is the only player never to have been dropped during Sir Clive Woodward's England tenure and at his peak his name was the first to go down on a world XV team-sheet. Due to his prolific work in the rucks and mauls. He played for Saracens and was selected for the England Saxons (A-Team) squad for the 2007 internationals. Hill injured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in a match against London Irish on 3 October 2004 and underwent surgery on 6 October 2004. He was out for the following seven months, but returned to be named in a Lions touring squad for the third time in 2005. 
Hill has had an illustrious athletic career and that continues in a business development capacity, with Richard being appointed a Player Pathway Consultant. Since retirement Richard has found a new niche with Saracens As a Saracens Academy mentor and now in his newest role and With such invaluable experience gained over the 15 years he has played professionally, he provides direct leadership to the young players in a game that he loves.
In 2016 he was appointed England Rugby Senior Team Manager.
Given his experience and his acute awareness of the direct link between sport and business Richard can share expertise and in-depth knowledge on the following areas:

- Leadership - identifying, mentoring, and developing new talent
- Team dynamics and composition - strength in diversity
- The team behind the team
- Motivation, determination and overcoming setbacks – overcoming injury and criticism, the importance of loving what you do
- Going from good to great, change management, maintaining peak performance and working with the dynamics of your team - the story of the Rugby World Cup 2003 squad

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