Ex All Black rugby ace to speak at Burnley dinner

Craig Newby

Craig Newby

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Former All Black Craig Newby will be guest speaker at Burnley Rugby Club’s players’ dinner.

The dinner takes place today at 7-30pm.

Kiwi Craig played in the New Zealand Sevens World Cup winning side in 2001. He has played for and skippered Auckland Blues, had a brief spell at Newcastle in 2002 before playing for Leicester 84 times captaining them in the Premiership Final of 2011.

He is also a frequent guest on Sky Sports.

Tickets can be bought from the club on 01282 424337 or from behind the bar.

The popular touch rugby continues each Thursday at the club from 7pm and is open to everyone aged 17 and over, male and female .

On saturday the club will be open at 10-30am for the British Lions First Test against Australia. Everybody is welcome.