Sam Warburton


Sam Warburton, is a Welsh international Rugby union player. Throughout his career he has represented his country as a player and team captain at all levels; as captain of the under-18’s, under-19’s and under-20’s, and the senior side. Sam has earned many accomplishments and broken a range of records during his career. He became the world’s youngest ever team captain to take a team to in the 2011 Rugby World Cup and continuing in the role for the 2012 Six Nations, during which he was named man of the match in the opening match.

In 2013, he became the youngest ever Lions captain, leading the team to victory in the British and Irish Lions tour to Australia – a role he reprised in 2017 as he led the British and Irish Lions in the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, which ended in a draw. During the 2015 Six Nations tournament, Sam earned his 34th cap, breaking Ryan Jones’ record for number of caps earned as Wales team captain.

Sam’s vast rugby union experience and team management skills make him an excellent speaker for any rugby-related conference or leadership event.

To book Sam Warburton as the rugby speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Sam is known to cover the following topics:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Rugby League
  • Motivation & Leadership