Jason Leonard gained a world record-breaking 114 caps for England during his 14 year international rugby career. His amazing achievements include England’s Rugby World Cup win in 2003, as well as 4 Grand Slams.
During his 14 year international rugby career, Jason played in four Rugby World Cups for England, who became World Champions in 2003 and won four Six Nations Grand Slams in that time.
Jason has been on three prestigious British & Irish Lions tours with five test appearances, including two in the victorious 1997 series win in South Africa. He played six times for the Barbarians, as well as making 290 appearances for his club, Harlequins, spanning both the amateur and professional game.
He earned an MBE for services to sport in 2002, which became an OBE after England’s Rugby World Cup success, and was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2014.
Jason remains a huge presence in global rugby where he is highly active providing his administrative experience and expertise at board level. He was the Chairman of the British & Irish Lions from 2018-2022 and remains on the Executive Board. He was President of England Rugby (RFU) from 2015-16 when England hosted the Rugby World Cup in 2015.