Mark Regan MBE is a former England rugby hooker.
Mark was crowned ‘2018 Rugby Speaker of the Year‘.
A true character of the game, Regan made his international debut in 1995 against South Africa.
Eight years later he was a Rugby World Cup Winner, and was a finalist again in 2007.
After beating France in Paris in 2008, Mark retired from international rugby, with an impressive and well deserved 46 caps.
Introduced to the game at just 8, ‘Ronnie’ started playing rugby at Keynsham RFC.
He later moved onto St Brendan’s Old Boys minis, and then played through Bristol’s age group sides.
His talent was evident as he was selected to represent England 16 Group, 18 Group, Colts, Students, U21s, Emerging Players and England A.
In addition to the 2003 World Cup victory, another career highlight for Mark was touring South Africa with the legendary British Lions in 1997.
Not just a star on the international stage, Mark has always been a high quality club man and a consistent favourite with the fans.
An exceptionally friendly individual, proud and loyal, he made a significant impact on and off the pitch.
Mark started his club career at Bath in 1997 where he played 93 competitive matches including winning the Heineken Cup.
He moved to Leeds Tykes for 4 years, where he helped them beat Bath in the Powergen Cup final. He ended his career at his local club Bristol, helping them finish third in the Premiership.
A World Cup, Grand Slam, Triple Crown, Lions series and European Cup winner, Regan’s credentials speak for themselves.
A personality with flair and full of fun, Mark Regan is an award-winning rugby speaker.