Ben Kay MBE was a member of the England rugby squad who won the Rugby World Cup in 2003.
Kay was part of the 2005 British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand & Australia and was the only England squad member to be on the field during all seven matches in the 2007 World Cup. Ben won 62 caps with England.
Educated at Merchant Taylors’ Crosby and Loughborough University, Ben obtained a degree in Sport Science.
Ben joined Leicester Tigers in 1999, where for 11 years, he was a prolific lock. He stayed with club until retirement in 2010 earning 281 caps. Whilst at Leicester, he was a member of Tigers’ Heineken winning sides in 2001 and 2002 and was nominated Tigers Members ‘Player of the Year’ in 2001-02.
Since moving off the field, Ben has worked as a commentator for ESPN and BT Sport and is a very in-demand after-dinner speaker, providing entertaining anecdotes from his career in top-flight rugby.