Richard Sharp’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Rugby union player
Is Athlete 
Rugby union player 
From United Kingdom 
Type Sports 
Gender male
Birth 9 September 1938, Mysore, India
Age: 81 years
Star sign Virgo
Balliol College
Sports Teams
England national rugby union team
Wasps RFC
Bristol Bears
Oxford University RFC
British & Irish Lions

Richard Adrian William Sharp OBE (born 9 September 1938) is a retired English rugby union player. Born in India during the British Raj, his family moved to Cornwall, England where he was educated at Montpelier School, Paignton and Blundell’s School in the neighbouring county of Devon and at Balliol College, Oxford. He is a former player at Redruth R.F.C., Wasps FC, Bristol FC and England (14 caps) rugby union fly-half and captain. He played for England while at Oxford and led England to the Five Nations title in 1963. He played cricket for Cornwall in the Minor Counties Championship between 1957 and 1970.

He was appointed OBE in the 1986 New Year Honours.

Bernard Cornwell’s fictional character Richard Sharpe was named after him.