BARRETT Kevin < Back  
Sport Rugby Sevens, Rugby Union
CGA England   
Gender Male
Born 06 Jul 1980 in Ascot, ENG
Height1.75 m
Weight 82 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Languages English
Higher education Geography - Royal Holloway University of London: London, ENG
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team Saracens: London, ENG
Name of coach Mark McCall
Coach from which country? Northern Ireland
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Scrum half
International Debut
Year 2002
Competing for England
Location Malaysia
General Interest
Hero / Idol Former Irish rugby player Simon Geoghegan. (rfu.com, 20 Jul 2010)
Injuries In February 2010 he was unavailable to play for Saracens due to injury. (skysports.com, 28 Feb 2010)
Awards and honours He was named Exeter Chiefs Player's Player of the Year for the 2006/07 season. (thisisexeter.co.uk, 15 Apr 2009)
Other information BACK TO THE BIG TIME
He returned to the top flight of professional rugby when he signed for Saracens in 2009, after four years playing for Exeter Chiefs in the second tier of English rugby. He had previously played for Premiership side London Irish between 1999-2004. (premiershiprugby.com, 20 Jul 2010; thisisexeter.co.uk, 15 Apr 2009)

IN THE WILDERNESS
After making his debut in 2002 he had to wait eight years for his second call-up to the national side when he was named as a replacement for England's series against USA in 2008. (saracens.com, 20 Jul 2010)

CAPTAINCY
He described himself as '"very privileged" when he was named captain of England in 2010 for the Seven World Series in Dubai and South Africa. (rfu.com, 20 Jul 2010)