Rugby Speakers

Geoff Cooke O.B.E.

England's most successful international rugby coach/manager, he led England in 49 international matches between 1987 and 1994, during which time the team won successive Grand Slams in the 5 Nations Championship, were runners-up in the 1991 World Cup and winners of the 1993 World Cup Sevens. 
In 1993 Geoff was manager of the British Lions for their tour to New Zealand.  He was awarded the OBE in 1992 for services to Rugby Football.Most recently Chief Executive and Director of Rugby at Bedford Rugby Club guiding them to the second division title and promotion in the era of professional rugby. In July 1999 he joined Worcester Rugby Club as Chief Executive with a brief to take Worcester into the Premier Division
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