Steve Thompson, MBE, a Northampton Saints legend making 195 appearances over a 9 year period, played in the 2005 British & Irish Lion tour against New Zealand, and made 73 appearances for England, including the World Cup final in 2003. A World Cup winner, Steve is admired by the international rugby community, he is regarded as one of England’s best ever hookers. 

Steve’s story begins at the age of 15, which is when he first picked up a rugby ball, he won the Heineken Cup with Northampton Saints, played rugby in France, broke his neck twice, played rugby in Leeds, played a game for Wasps, had an inspirational international return before retiring to Dubai where he lived for 8 year.

Steve is back in England with various business interests. He is often heard on TalkSport and has started to attend sporting lunches and dinners across the country.To enquire or book Steve for your event contact

Rugby Union - Wales v England - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales - 13/8/11 Steve Thompson - England Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Henry Browne