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 eight Rugby World Cups, five British and Irish Lions tours and in excess of 300 Tests worldwide. As well as rugby he has also been to five Olympic Games, worked at multiple football and cricket World Cups, covered cricket in Australia, West Indies, India and Pakistan and written on virtually every major sport. He was highly commended in the SJA Rugby Journalist of the Year awards in 2015.
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