PERSONAL DETAILS
FULL NAME Patrick
SURNAME Sanderson
HEIGHT 180 cm
WEIGHT 90 Kg
BIRTH DATE 06 September 1977
PLAYER WRITE-UP
CLUB Worcester Warriors
POSITION Back row>br> Pat Sanderson became England’s fifth captain on the tour of Australia last summer since the retirement of Martin Johnson in 2004. He has led by example at his club, Worcester Warriors, and was in charge of the triumphant England Churchill Cup squad in Canada in 2005.
A prolific England Sevens player, he made his debut in Hong Kong ten years ago. In 2002, he was a member of England’s Commonwealth Games Sevens squad in Manchester and three years ago won the Hong Kong Sevens alongside Peter Richards. He was educated at Kirkham Grammar School and signed for the Warriors from NEC Harlequins in 2004, having played for Sale Sharks alongside his brother Alex until their career paths diverged. Also represented England Schools 16 and 18-Groups and Under-21s and won the first three of his 15 full caps on the 1998 Southern Hemisphere tour. Played in all three Tests in the autumn of 2005 before a back injury ruled him out of the subsequent RBS 6 Nations Championship. He was also chosen to captain England against the Barbarians in May 2006.
Did you know?
Pat was the chairman of the Professional Rugby Players’ Association for two years and was well placed to understand problems confronting players, especially in terms of injury. A fractured shoulder, two damaged knees and a prolapsed disc have all kept him out of the game at different stages and he was absent at the beginning of last year through a back spasm. He recovered from a broken bone in a hand sustained against Bath in March to make his 150th Guinness Premiership appearance, for Warriors against London Irish the following month.
Away from rugby, he runs a chocolate fountain company with his wife Nicky and new baby Max arrived last year.
RUGBY CAREER
TRIES 1
CONVERSIONS 0
PENALTIES 0
DROP GOALS 0
TOTAL POINTS 5
 
SQUAD LIST
England Vodacom Incoming Tours - 2007
England Vodacom Outgoing Tours - 2006
England Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby 7s - 2004
England IRB Sevens South Africa - 2003
England England to SA - 1998

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
Absa Under 19 Competition
Friday, September 19 2014
15:00 - Golden Lions U19 vs Sharks U19
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
15:00 - Border U19 vs Griquas U19
BCM Stadium, East London
Absa Under 21 Competition
16:40 - Golden Lions U21 vs Sharks U21
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Absa Currie Cup First Division
17:00 - Border Bulldogs vs Leopards
BCM Stadium, East London
Inter Provincial Women A 1
19:00 - Border vs Western Province
BCM Stadium, East London
Absa Currie Cup Premier Division
19:10 - Xerox Golden Lions vs Steval Pumas
Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Absa Under 19 Competition
Saturday, September 20 2014
10:45 - WP U19 vs EP Kings U19
City Park Stadium, Cape Town
11:00 - Leopards U19 vs Blue Bulls U19
Profert Olen Park, Potch
11:00 - SWD U19 vs Boland U19
Outeniqua Park, George
11:20 - Valke U19 vs Griffons U19
Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park

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