Australian Wallabies legend David Campese is kicking off World Cup rugby fever at Gosport & Fareham Rugby Club on Sunday 15th September 2019.
The legendary Wallabies is bouncing into Gosport Park for a three course lunch and to speak about his rugby career with Australia as a winger and fullback. David Campese is one of the most sought after speakers in International Rugby, due to his down to earth, controversial and straight talking personality, that’s why this event is for over 18s only.
This world record breaking try scoring Australian will have you entertained with his Wallabies career. David will be talking about his extensive career and numerous achievements with the Wallabies including being the first Australian to reach 101 test matches; making his test debut against their biggest rivals the All Blacks at aged 19 and scoring two tries against them and playing for the Wallabies in three World Cups; as well as being a World Cup winner.
This legend will be kicking off about six weeks of Rugby World Cup fever at the Gosport & Fareham rugby club; so why don’t you join him at Gosport Park. Book now for your place at https://www.gosportrugby.club/d/documents.html?group_id=0
Book your ticket(s) quick and meet the Australian Legend whilst having a three course lunch…what’s stopping you, leap into action now! Don’t miss out on meeting Wallabies Legend and World Record breaking David Campese.
Note to Editor:
Updated 12:58 - 13 Jul 2019 by Rob Batley
David Campese’s achievements:
His career spans between 1982 to 1996
1st Australian player to reach 101 test caps - 85 tests at the wing and 16 as fullback
He is a World Cup try scorer with 64 tries
Leading try scorer at 1991 World Cup with 6 tries from 6 games, becoming Player of the Tournament
He made his test debut at 19 years old against New Zealand in Christchurch in 1982, and scored two tries
Equalled Australian try scoring record for a single test vs the USA in 1983 with 4 tries
Member of Grand Slam winning Wallabies in 1984
Member of Bredisloe Cup winning Wallabies in 1986,1992 and 1994
Broke try scoring world record in the World Cup semi final in 1987
Named in Team of the Decade by Rothmans Rugby Union Yearbook in 1989
Scored his 50th test try vs South Africa (Springbok) in Cape Town in 1992
He played in 3 World Cups - 1987, 1991 (which they won) and 1995
100th test appearance vs Italy in Padua in 1996
Captained Australia’s Sevens team to Bronze in 1998 Commonwealth Games
Coached various teams from 1998 to 2010