Welsh Rugby legend Phil Bennett OBE enjoyed an extensively prolific career during his playing days, representing his country and the British and Irish Lions on a number of occasions. A popular rugby speaker and after dinner speaker, Phil Bennett provides an exceptional addition to a whole host of events and occasions.
Plying his trade with Felinfoel, Llanelli and the Barbarians, the powerful fly-half joined the British and Irish Lions on their famous South African tour of 1974 where he recorded the most points within the entire series, helping them to a 3-0 whitewash. Retiring from international rugby in 1978 after a fruitful career which saw him score over 165 points during 29 appearances, Bennett was inducted into the International Rugby hall of fame in 2005, and later, the Welsh Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.
A popular star within his sport, his strong and powerful personality and attitude has contributed to his successes both on the field as a rugby player, and off the field as an eloquent after dinner speaker and rugby speaker. Proving popular at a whole host of events and occasions, Phil Bennett is a sought after sports speaker, elaborating on a truly wonderful professional rugby career.
As prolific as a rugby player as he is as a rugby speaker and after dinner speaker, hiring Phil Bennett for your event is a decision that is sure to prove popular. His eloquent speaker style, attention to detail and passion shines throughout his appearances, and he is certain to enjoy a long and illustrious career as a sports speaker.
To book Phil Bennett OBE for your event or occasion as an after dinner speaker or rugby speaker, contact the Champions Speakers agency today on +44 1509 85 29 27 or fill out our online booking form.
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