The former England rugby captain and Rugby World Cup winner, Kyran Bracken is a former scrum-half best known for his exploits within the game for England, Bristol and namely Saracens. Despite being plagued by injury, Kyran earned 170 Saracens caps and 50 for England – including a big contribution to the famous Rugby World Cup win. During his work as a rugby speaker, Bracken explains how the team had several leaders, each responsible for their discipline but following a single game plan. As in business, they fought hard to deliver results and to leave the opposition in their wake. When working as a rugby speaker, a role he has taken on frequently since his retirement, after dinner the Dancing on Ice champion tells guests how his team became the best in the world – and describes the journey from turnovers to toe loops.
Kyran Bracken played rugby for England for a decade making his debut against the All Blacks when Jamie Joseph famously stood on his ankle. Without doubt the highlight of his career as of many involved in that campaign was his contribution to the World Cup win in 2003. During his performances as a rugby speaker Bracken speaks with delight about the joy and adulation he and his team felt at this historic achievement. Kyran Bracken also shares fascinating insight into what allowed the team to be such a resounding success as well as explaining the impeccable and fruitful culture and environment within the team that allowed each individual to sustain peak performance.
Until the advent of the professional game, Kyran balanced playing for Bristol with a successful career in law. He took part in trials for Ireland, but was rejected and told to return in a few years – which he did, albeit on the opposing team. He went on to play 170 times for Saracens, tour with the British & Irish Lions and appear on numerous occasions for the Barbarians. This fantastic story that is expertly told by Bracken during his work as a rugby speaker is certain to show the audience and guests that with hard work, perseverance and determination anything is possible.
Following his retirement, Kyran Bracken swapped his rugby shirt for all-in-one lycra and agreed to appear on ITV’s Dancing on Ice. He went on to win the contest continuing his trait of succeeding in every venture and this accomplishment raised his popularity and stature even more exceeding his demand as a rugby speaker further. The spray tan and sparkly outfits clearly made their mark – Kyran’s passion for ice skating continues in addition to his close affinity to the game of rugby where he works as a coach for Leicester Tigers.
On the conference platform, Kyran talks about his formula for success, using practical examples from an England team who progressed from nearly-men to World Champions. He explains how they had several leaders, each responsible for their own discipline but following a single game plan designed to leave the opposition in their wake. After dinner, he compares those who have influenced him the most. The question beckons…Who was the more fearsome: Sir Clive Woodward or Torvill & Dean? In order to find out the answer and enjoy an incredibly entertaining and captivating event be sure to hire Rugby World Cup, Dancing on Ice winner and esteemed rugby speaker, Kyran Bracken MBE for your event or function.