The third-highest point scorer in welsh history, Leigh Halfpenny, is an international rugby union player. He plays for the Scarlets and is a regular team member for Wales international teams, having taken part in several Six Nations, British and Irish Lions tours and World Cups.
Leigh’s rugby union career began when he was chosen to play for the Ospreys under-18s, he followed this with two years of training under Neath RFC and made his debut with Cardiff RFC in 2008. He was a player for Cardiff Blues for four years between 2009 and 2013, after which he joined French side Toulon.
He became an international rugby union player early in his career as a player on the Wales Under-20 international squad and was chosen as part of the Wales national rugby union team. He went on to represent the country in the 2009 Six Nations, the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa, 2011 World Cup, 2013 British and Irish Lions tour to Australia and, most recently, the 2014 Autumn Internationals.
Leigh’s outstanding performances have been recognised numerous times. He was shortlisted in 2013 for the IRB Player of the Year and took the title of BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year in the following year.
With an abundance of valuable skills under his belt, Leigh is able to engage audiences of all varieties with insightful anecdotes from his rugby career. Taking from his years of experience in a rugby squad, Halfpenny is considered a leader within effective teamwork and leadership in which he can relate to corporate organisations in order to help them thrive. A charming and hilarious character, Leigh Halfpenny is the perfect addition to any event.
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When at corporate events, Leigh is known to cover the following topics:
- Drive & Determination
- Peak Performance
- International Rugby
- IRB Player Of The Year
- The Rugby Union
Highlights of an evening with Leigh Halfpenny