After playing for Cambridge University, Rob briefly joined Nottingham before joining Wasps FC in the 1980s and was first choice fly-half at the club through most of his time there. He won the English League in 1990, eventually leaving to join Newcastle Gosforth in 1995 to become both a player and Director of Rugby.
The club had just been bought out by Sir John Hall in the lead up to the game turning professional, and they became the Falcons of today. During his time in charge of Newcastle Falcons he is credited with discovering Jonny Wilkinson. His playing career ended in 1999 due to injury but stayed with the Falcons until August 2006 when he was appointed to the RFU as Director of Elite Rugby.
Rob Andrew was played 70 times for his country. He scored in excess of 396 points and was the highest point scorer in English Rugby Union history. He was a member of the England team who reached the Rugby World Cup Final in 1991 and captured the Grand Slam in 1991 and again in 1992. He also part of the England World Cup team in the 1991 and 1995 World Cups. Rob is now Director of Rugby Operations for the RFU.
He is also good after dinner speaker and interviewee for rugby dinners and events.
SPEAKING TOPICS - leadership, teamwork, winning and talent development.
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