Dylan Hartley

England’s second most capped rugby player of all time

Dylan Hartley is a professional rugby union player who plays domestically for Northampton Saints and represents England internationally. Born in New Zealand, Hartley has played rugby for the majority of his life and has gone from strength to strength as his career has progressed. He currently stands as the second most-capped England international of all time with only Jason Leonard OBE ahead of him.

Starting his career at Worcester in 2005, Hartley would play there until 2006 before moving to the saints. Since 2006, he has remained at the Saints and is regarded as a legend of the club. So far he has played 250 appearances for the club scoring 140 points. An expert in drive and determination, Hartley often uses his career as a way of inspiring his audiences. A wonderfully well-rounded individual, he is known for possessing a great personality and wonderful insight into many social and business-related topics.

Showing extreme mental resilience in order to stay at the top of his game for a sustained period of time, Hartley can use a range of different anecdotes to depict the best ways of ensuring you maximise success. Making his England debut in 2008, Hartley has gone on to represent the country on 96 occasions which makes him the second most-capped England player in the history of professional rugby.

A great leader, Hartley was captain of the England side for a number of games. He guided the country to a Grand Slam in the 2016 Six Nations Championship. Hartley also captained the side during their first ever away series win in Australia in 2016. Showcasing true leadership qualities, Hartley often discusses the importance of leadership and teamwork during his time as a rugby speaker.

Throughout his career, Hartley has shown extreme loyalty and dedication. Having built a legacy at Northampton Saints, he is a role model for many young rugby fans across the world. Now spending a lot of his time as a rugby speaker, Hartley can use his sporting experiences to relate to a number of vital topics. He often discusses peak performance, but also reflects on teamwork and leadership.

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When at corporate events, Hartley is known to discuss the following topics:

  • Peak Performance
  • Maximising Success
  • Dealing with Pressure
  • Being Under the Spotlight
  • International Rugby
  • Sporting Success
  • Achieving Goals
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership

Watch Dylan Hartley discuss himself off the pitch below: