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GUEST EDIT: ANTHONY WATSON SIX NATIONS SPECIAL


To celebrate and to find out more the players behind the game, we're talking to some of our favourite players.
Our first interview comes from English rugby union, Anthony Watson. The youngest player ever to appear for his first club, we talk to Anthony about his personal style and what he'd be doing if he wasn't playing for the country.

HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN RUGBY?
I got started around five or six, my father and grandfather both played rugby so it was inevitable I guess. My older brother had just started playing and my parents thought it would be a good excuse to at least get two of the three of us out their hair for a period on a Sunday.

HOW WOULD YOU SELL THE SIX NATIONS TO SOMEONE WHO HAS NEVER WATCHED RUGBY?
It's a fantastic competition; I think it really invokes a lot of patriotism amongst the countries involved. I think it's also a great representation of the game of rugby, as all games are so fiercely competitive but also so respectful.

WHAT'S YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE?
Has to be shoes, I'm a big sneaker head. I've probably got around 100 pairs of shoes.

WHERE DO YOU SPEND YOUR DOWN TIME?
I enjoy spending my downtime in the US or with my family here in the U.K.

CAREER PLAN B?
I'd probably be working in petrochemicals with my dad, though I'd probably be making the tea...

HOW IS 2017 GOING SO FAR FOR YOU?
2017 has been treating me well, until I injured my hamstring. But this is part and parcel of the game we play so I just hope to come back fitter and stronger than I was before!

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL STYLE?
Definitely not your play it safe kind of guy, I really like US fashion and the way they dress over there. However, it's important to encapsulate your own personal style whilst picking out things you like. I tend to stick with blacks and whites and let my shoes do the talking!

WHAT’S TOP OF YOUR ASPINAL WISH LIST?

I love the Cabin Cases - they're very smart looking and are super well made!


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