Jeremy Guscott was one of Britains finest Rugby players in the 1990’s. He Made his international debut in 1989 against Romania. A few weeks later he went with the Loins to Australia. He appeared in the last test for scored a famous match winning try. Jerry went on to win 3 Grand Slams with England and 2 more Lions tours.
Jerry’s finest moment came during the 1997 British Lions tour where he dropped a dramatic late goal to clinch a historic series victory on South African soil.
Jeremy was a regular player for Bath at the age of 19, representing Somerset and the South West Region Team. He was awarded the England Cap in 1989 by taking a hat-trick of tries against Romania. He now has over 50 England Caps. Since Jeremy joined the England team it has gone from strength to strength to become the strongest England squad ever.
In1997, Jeremy was selected for his third British Lions tour, and his drop goal in the dying minutes of the second test clinched the series for the Lions. He is one of the most outstanding talents ever produced in English rugby.
His career has been a succession of triumphs – dropping the goal that won the British Lions the historic series in South Africa in 1997, and inspiring the English team to their most spectacular victory over Wales at Twickenham in 1998.
Jeremy presented three series of Body Heat for ITV and two series of the children’s series Top Score. He is a radio regular and TV sports commentator, and covered the 1994 Five Nations’ Championships and the Pilkington Cup Final. Jeremy is also an Ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.
He became the Gladiators co-host in 1997 after John Fashanu had a two year break. Michael Aspel surprised him when he presented him with This Is Your Life.
Jeremy has been awarded an MBE.