Meet our Old Barnardians |
Tony Underwood15 Sep 2016
Tony Underwood, along with his OB brother Rory, played rugby for England and the British Lions, earning 27 caps with his country. Tony and Rory were the first brothers to play for England together since Harold and Arthur Wheatley in 1937 and partnered in the 1995 Five Nations Grand Slam win and Rugby World Cup. As wing he played for Leicester Tigers and Newcastle Falcons, with whom he won the 1997/98 Premiership. After retiring from international rugby and having trained as a pilot, he went on to fly for Easyjet then long-haul pilot for Virgin Atlantic. He is now a Senior First Officer with Emirates, based in Dubai.