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2003 Presenters

To be invited as a speaker to the world rugby conference, the candidate must demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and achievement.


Forward Skills

Andrew Blades

Former Australian prop
Current coach New Castle


Rugby Fitness

Pat Fox

Saracans Fitness Instructor
Head Trainer Wasps 1996 - 2002
Director England Rugby Team 1999-1998


Wayne Smith

Mr. Smiths CV speaks for itself. Capped 17 times for New Zealand. He also captained the All Blacks Sevens team between 1984 and 1986 winning the Hong Kong Sevens that year. Smith coached Canterbury to two Super 12 titles and now is at the helm of Northampton RFC in England. His innovative approach to coaching focuses on the team and the contest of rugby.


Defensive Skills

Frank Ponissi


Dinner Speaker

Todd Blackledder

Former All Black captain
Former Canterbury Crusader
Scottish National Team Asst Coach


Ed Morrison

Internationally renowned referee from England