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RUGBY WORLD CUP WINNER LEWIS MOODY MBE APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF RUGBY AT SOUTHERN COUNTIES CLUB.

Bradford on Avon, UK. 10th Sept. Lewis Moody has agreed to take over as Director of Rugby at Bradford on Avon RFC, with immediate effect. Moody was involved with the club’s First XV last season, which saw them promoted to the Southern Counties league from Dorset & Wiltshire 1. He was forced to retire from professional rugby two years ago due to injury and became associated with the club when his son joined the Under Sixes two seasons ago. Moody is already an RFU qualified coach, and lives with his family in the town.

The appointment of Moody is a huge boost for community rugby in an area which boasts twelve clubs within a 20 minute drive of Aviva premiership team Bath, where he finished his playing career. At a time when football is suffering from a steady decline in grass roots numbers, Moody’s involvement brings community rugby into closer contact with...

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