Rugby Speakers

Dusty Hare

The world record holder for points scored in first class Rugby Union, with 7191, including 250 for England, and 88 for the Lions. He was not just a kicking machine however, a talented fullback with great skill and pace.

Dusty started his career at Newark, joined Nottingham in 1971, finally moving to Leicester in 1976 playing 394 games until retiring after the 1998 cup final which Leicester lost to Bath.

He played the first of his 25 England games in 1974, and was part of the famous grand slam side of 1980, kicking the crucial penalty against Wales to give England a crushing victory 9-8!

 He toured with England to Japan, Argentina, Canada and South Africa and toured with the Lions to New Zealand in 1983.

An all round athlete Dusty played several first class cricket games for Nottinghamshire, and was a junior county tennis player.

Now he is a vital part of the youth development program at the Tigers as well as still being a farmer.