Mike Ford

England Rugby Coach

Mike Ford is an English rugby union coach, and former professional rugby league footballer. He was named as the Director of Rugby for Dallas Griffins in Major League Rugby, which is planned to begin in 2020. In March 2019 he joined Leicester Tigers as a temporary assistant coach for the remained of the 2018–2019 Premiership Rugby season.

Ford played rugby league as a scrum-half, playing for Wigan, Leigh, Oldham (two spells), Sydney Roosters, Castleford (two spells), South Queensland Crushers, Warrington (Heritage № 933), Wakefield Trinity (Heritage № 1097) and Bramley. He won 10 caps for Great Britain.

He served as a defence coach for the British and Irish Lions midweek team on their 2005 tour to New Zealand, remaining undefeated in 7 games (the test side lost the series 3-0). He left his position with Ireland in September 2005.

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