Colin Charvis is a former captain of the Welsh rugby union team and also played for the British & Irish Lions. A back row forward, Colin was equally adept as a flanker or as the No. 8. Colin became the world record try scorer for a forward in test match rugby on 24 November 2007 v South Africa at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff with his 22nd international try.
How do you like to spend time after training and rugby matches?
Now I am retired I can have my feet up all day and relax
If you were stranded on a desert island who would be the worst team mate past or present to be with and why?
Austin Healy – trust me you would know why after being on deserted island!!!
Best city you have toured and played rugby in?
Cape Town – its an fabulous place
When you were young did you have a role model if so who was it?
I grew up playing soccer so my idol would be Gordon Cowans and Peter Withe
Earliest Rugby memory?
First time I went to a rugby training sessions at school and it was freezing. I was standing there with my nobbly knees in kit that that didn’t fit that I had to grow into and everyone that had played before pretty much beat me up for the next hour.
If you could trade places with any other person for a week, famous or not famous, living or dead, real or fictional, who would it be?
About 20 years ago it would have been Hugh Hefner. But nowadays I am very content with who I am.