From rugby field to entrepreneurship, what it takes!

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Networking event over drinks and finger food


From rugby field to entrepreneurship, what it takes!

  • Skills and values acquired as a rugbyman
  • How they transfer to become an entrepreneur/manage a business
  • Concept to reality, how to find your niche and how to build a commercially sustainable business

Guest Speakers

  • Philippe Sella – Owner of Sella Communication Agency

World record 111 caps for France, one of only 5 players who scored a try in every game during a 5 Nations season

  • Keven Mealamu – Owner of FIT 60 gym

One of the true gentlemen of world rugby, New Zealand’s most-capped Super Rugby player of all time, Iconic All Black

  • Andrew Mehrtens – Sales Director Bank of New Zealand

Former New Zealand rugby union footballer, regarded as a top Fly-half, before being selected for the All Blacks in 1995 

  • Thomas Lombard -  Consultant for Canal + TV

Successful former rugby player who played for the Racing, Stade Français and XV de France, now and an Executive Manager for the Barbarian Rugby Club

  • Craig Hudson - Country Manager Xero New Zealand     

Successful former rugby player who spent more than 8 years playing in New Zealand, France, England, and Wales

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