Jason Leonard was born in Barking in Aug 1968. He started playing rugby at the age of 10 and graduated via Saracens and England B, before becoming a full international in 1990. After more than a century of England caps, Jason retired from international rugby in March 2004. Alison Kervin is Rugby Editor of The Times. She has also edited of Rugby World and been PR manager for the England rugby team (1991--95) She has won a number of awards, including the Sports Council Feature Writer of the Year in 1995.