In 2017, Lewsey joined Ernst Young as People Advisory Services Leader in Asia-Pacific.[19]. He earned the money being a professional Rugby Player. Lewsey appeared for England in all three tests in the 2001 North American tour, and was a member of the England side that won the Hong Kong Sevens in 2002. Manchester City 'could agree a mega-money contract with Lionel Messi in January ahead of free transfer next summer'... with talks over his Barcelona future not scheduled until later in the season, John Terry's brother Paul, West Brom's loan manager, is charged by the FA for breaking betting rules after he 'placed 209 bets on football matches across two years', 'Thank you but no thank you. Josh Lewsey – possibly single . England's coach Brian Ashton did not select Lewsey for the England squad to compete in the 2008 Six Nations squad. He became the tournament's top try and points scorer. Lewsey won his first caps at inside centre and fly-half against the All Blacks on England's "Tour of Hell" in 1998 but did not establish himself as a first-choice player until 2003, when he starred in wins in New Zealand and Australia after a Six Nations Grand Slam. Your EZA account will remain in place for a year. "I have never taken part in a winning Lions Test series. Everest is seen as the ultimate challenge. But Vanessa [his wife] is finishing her doctorate, you have to think about real life and responsibilities, the possibility of a family." We had the tent round the bed and every now and then I'd take the machine down the gym too. He first played for Wasps at eighteen in their Colts side, before being selected for their senior team. He played a major role in Sir Clive Woodward's England side that triumphed at the 2003 World Cup, playing five matches in the tournament and scoring an English record-equalling five tries in the pool game against Uruguay. Lewsey was widely viewed as a standout player for the Lions,[citation needed] despite the team’s poor results. By then he was first-choice full-back, Jason Robinson having moved to wing. [9][10][11][12] He also played in the victorious 2004 and 2007 Heineken Cup finals. I have to look at all the pluses in the squad we want, the mix and how that fits in so there's a bit of sorting still to be done in that respect.". "There aren't many English backs who will go home with the silverware he's collected, with World Cups, 10 trophies with Wasps and a Lions tour," said Wasps director of rugby McGeechan. Mrs Lewsey said: "It will be quite an occasion - I am not quite sure how I feel about it". Concussion, relegation and the mother of all surprises - it's the Monday Maul. Both climbers were within 500 feet of the summit when breathing apparatus failure caused them to abandon the ascent. Lewsey missed out on selection for the 2008 Six Nations, but was then recalled to the elite squad by new manager Martin Johnson. Lewsey kissed Amy after she had acquitted herself with style in a mock racing car under the tuition of Button. Collect, curate and comment on your files. Archive - Lewsey's magical Six nations moments. "Rugby has been my home, I have played it since I was four but it is time for the next step and the next challenge. Lewsey continued to be an integral part of the England team at the 2006 Six Nations. All limited use licenses come in the largest size available. "It is far, far more difficult to leave the lads after a disappointing season. During his time there, Lewsey pressed the need for the club to “represent its community” and “harness the power of the identity of Cornwall”. {{selectedSize.discountPrice || selectedSize.price}}, {{ assetSizeLabel(selectedSize)}} {{formatPrice(selectedSize.discountPrice || selectedSize.price)}}, {{::t('download_workflow.download_will_be_saved_to_dropbox')}}. I can count the number of great coaches I worked with on the fingers of one hand. "In life, that is where the excitement comes from. That year with Wasps he won Player of the Year,[citation needed] but was not selected for the 2009 British and Irish Lions team for the tour to South Africa. No comments have so far been submitted. The former Bristol player, who joined Wasps in 1998, revealed his next challenge would involve an attempt to climb Mount Everest in July 2010, before joining an accountancy firm as a management consultant. Williams, 29, who won a gold medal in the skeleton bob at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010, announced her retirement from her perilous sport two months ago. print, commercial broadcast, film, digital), Anyone in your organization can use it an unlimited number of times for up to 15 years, worldwide, with uncapped indemnification, {{formatPrice(size.discountPrice || size.price)}}. In June 2017 he married Sian Griffin with whom he has one son, Noah. He first played for Wasps at eighteen in their Colts side, before being selected for their senior team. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. He scored the only try against France in the 14-9 victory which put England into the last two. On 5 April 2009, Lewsey announced that he would retire from Rugby at the end of the 2008/09 season. Copyright © 2020 BBC. True to form, Everest was Lewsey’s idea, his childhood dream, a last macho self-indulgence before settling down to family life with his wife, Vanessa. 'My wife wasn't particularly chuffed with it. Published: 22:00, 7 July 2012 | Updated: 22:12, 7 July 2012, Secret's out: Williams and Lewsey were seen in public. "He's also one of the best big-game players there has ever been in professional rugby. In 2005 he completed his Postgraduate diploma in Law. [8], Amongst his 12 trophies at Wasps were four Premiership titles in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008. (Photo by Jon Furniss/WireImage). It has been a goal of mine since I was young.". "He's been hugely significant in English rugby and the same at the club.". An always driven presence on the rugby field, Lewsey will now attack Everest after training on mountains in Scotland before graduating to a 7,000 metre peak in the Himalayas. Lewsey is a former British Army Officer. ". This account has reached the download cap, additional downloads subject to agreement overage terms. In 2009 he joined PwC as a management consultant. The utility back has played 259 times for Wasps, The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites, Will be sad to see him go - fantastic player when in form, and dependable even when not.