Richard Birkett

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Richard Birkett
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Full name Richard Birkett
Date of birth (1979-10-01) 1 October 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Roehampton, England
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb)[1]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1999–2012 London Wasps 204 (20)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2008 England Saxons

Richard Birkett (born 1 October 1979 in Roehampton) is a former English rugby union player for London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership. He attended Millfield School, and his position of choice is at lock.

Birkett was forced to retire in October 2012 due to a neck injury.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - London Wasps". Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Richard Birkett retires after 14 years at London Wasps". BBC Sport. 17 October 2012. Retrieved 18 October 2012. 

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