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Richard Birkett 2012/2013

Richard Birkett

Born in Roehampton, Richard Birkett started playing rugby at Millfield School and began his professional career at Wasps in 1999 having come through the Club's youth systems.

A London Wasps stalwart at this point, Birkett made his 250th appearance for Wasps last season, which was also his testimonial season, joining a rare group of players at the Club to do so.

He played an integral part in the team that won the Premiership finals in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008 and he also featured in the victorious Heineken Cup final in 2004.

Birkett's representative honours include England A.

Follow Richard on Twitter @richbirkett

Click the squad picture and the action pictures on the left to zoom them.

Recent news stories on Richard Birkett:
Date Type Headline
09.05.2013 Club News Awards night a huge success
18.10.2012 Club News London Welsh fixture jam-packed with activities!
17.10.2012 Club News Birkett forced to retire
21.09.2012 Injury News News from the treatment room
17.09.2012 A League London Wasps A beaten by Saracens Storm
17.09.2012 A League London Wasps A squad to play Saracens Storm
10.09.2012 Match Report Taulafo's treble leads the way
10.09.2012 Club News Birkett to captain London Wasps A
04.09.2012 Community Summer CoacHclass reports from Windsor RFC, Abingdon RFC and Wasps FC
17.08.2012 Match Report Wasps power home in second-half
16.08.2012 Club News Three Wasps return to old stomping ground
05.05.2012 Club News Match reaction: Dai Young and Richard Birkett
05.05.2012 Match Report Wasps Secure Premiership Survival
04.05.2012 Club News London Wasps team to play Newcastle
21.04.2012 Match Report Wasps take a point from trip to Bath
20.04.2012 Club News London Wasps team to play Bath
18.04.2012 Club News Birkett praises Wasps support
14.04.2012 Match Report Wasps leave the Stoop empty-handed
13.04.2012 Club News Varndell returns for Quins clash
07.04.2012 Match Report Battling display falls short
06.04.2012 Club News Wade back for Biarritz clash
01.04.2012 Match Report Wasps secure huge home win
30.03.2012 Club News Team News: London Wasps v Gloucester Rugby
24.03.2012 Match Report Saints too strong for battling Wasps
23.03.2012 Club News Team News: London Wasps v Northampton Saints