In Episode 1 of A Question of Performance podcast, Sue Day talks about her England career, the highs and lows of being captain, and what she thinks will enable women’s rugby to develop over the coming years.
Sue Day is a former England and Wasps rugby player (1996 – 2012). As an England player, Day has an enviable playing CV having won 59 caps and scored 61 tries for her country. She was part of numerous Grand Slam winning England sides – including leading the team as captain to a Six Nations clean sweep in 2007, and she’s played in three World Cups. In 2013 Day became the first female president of Wasps FC in their 146-year history.
She is a regular rugby commentator for broadcasters such as Sky Sports and also a Chartered Accountant. She worked part-time for KPMG throughout her England career and is now a (full-time) Partner in KPMG Corporate Finance. Sue is also a founding Trustee of the Women’s Sport Trust charity.