- Jason Robinson
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- Former Rugby Player
Robinson began playing rugby as a child at the Hunslet Boys Club and then Hunslet Parkside before starting his rugby league career in 1991 at semi-professional side Hunslet Hawks. He was selected to play on the wing for Wigan against the visiting Brisbane Broncos in the 1992 World Club Challenge.
Robinson played in Wigan’s 5-4 victory over St. Helens in the 1992 Lancashire Cup final at Knowsley Road, St. Helens on Sunday 18 October 1992.
He made his debut for Sale Sharks against Coventry in November 2000. In the 2005/6 season he became the first person to have won both the Guinness Premiership and the Super League trophies. He made his England debut as a substitute against Italy in February 2001.
In the 2004 Six Nations, he scored three tries playing as a centre in the opening match against Italy and was named Man of the Match. Robinson chose to opt out of the 2004 summer tour to recover.
Robinson was appointed captain in 2005 – he was the 118th captain of England, and the first former rugby league player to captain England.
He scored 30 tries in 56 international matches, including a memorable try in the 2003 World Cup final against Australia. He played in all seven of England’s World Cup games in 2003.
Playing at wing or fullback, he won fifty-one rugby union international caps for England, and in rugby league, he won twelve tops for Great Britain and seven for England. All through his vocation Robinson was noted for his increasing speed, avoid and capacity to beat defenders.
On February 25, 2009 it was reported that Robinson had concurred an agreement to come back to Sale Sharks as head mentor from the finish of the 2008–09 season replacing Kingsley Jones who filled the vacancy left by Philippe Saint-André.
On July 26, 2010, Robinson left retirement following a 3-year nonappearance to play for League Two side Fylde. On July 7, 2011, Robinson reported his retirement from rugby after one season with Fylde.
In January 2017, Robinson participated in Channel 4’s The Jump.