Mike Brown rugby player
Mike Brown rugby player

Mike Brown

4th Sep 1985 1.83m/89kg Fullback

Mike joined the local club’s U8 team, represented Dorset & Wiltshire from U14-U18, the South West U18 and Hampshire U20. He became a Harlequins Academy member in 2002-03 and later established himself as a regular choice for their A League team.

The Harlequins academy graduate has been a major success for the club and has. After a long absence from international rugby Brown's exceptional form in the 2011/12 season for Quins meant the England selectors couldn't ignore him.

His ability with ball in hand and willingness to attack from deep make him a quality fullback and a vital cog in the Quins backline. He represented England Under-21 in 2006 in the squad that won the Six Nations. Brown had his standout season in 2013/14 and was in stunning for his country. Appeared in four England games at the 2015 RWC.

Scoring 4 tries in 5 games in the 6 Nations, he was awarded by the general public, 6 Nations player of the tournament. Brown has now established himself as one of the form fullbacks in the world.

He was one of England’s three vice-captains for the Scotland match at the start of the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Championship, claiming an historic grand slam in the process.

When gaining his 50th cap against Australia in England’s historic 39-28 win over the Wallabies in Brisbane last June, he had appeared in 43 of the past 45 Test matches. He also started the second Test in Melbourne the following week and the third at Sydney in which he scored his tenth Test try.
Brown has been one of the ever-presents during the Eddie Jones era of English rugby, Brown helped England retain the 6 Nations title in 2017.

In April 2017, he was named as one of Eddie Jones' vice-captains for the tour to Argentina in June.

Brown took his test cap tally to 64 in 2017 and will look to add to that in 2018.

JW Feb 18


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