Robert Kitson

Robert Kitson has been The Guardian’s rugby union correspondent since 1999 and is one of the UK’s most respected sports writers. He has covered seven Rugby World Cups, five British and Irish Lions tours and in excess of 300 Tests worldwide. As well as rugby he was also attended five Olympic Games, worked at multiple football and cricket World Cups, covered cricket tours in Australia, West Indies, India and Pakistan and written pieces on virtually every major sport. He was highly commended in the SJA Sports Journalist of the Year awards in 2016 and was also voted Guinness Rugby Journalist of the Season in 2010.

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