12 Facts About Alex Goode


Alexander David Goode was born on 7 May 1988 and is an English professional rugby union player playing for Saracens in Premiership Rugby.

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All-rounder Goode appeared at the national schools athletics finals, played county tennis and was part of the Ipswich Town football academy before joining Saracens.

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Alex Goode is the nephew of Jo Goode, who won an Olympic bronze in Badminton in Sydney.

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Alex Goode was educated at St Faith's School, The Leys School and Oakham School, and at the University of Hertfordshire.

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Alex Goode was awarded the 2019 European Player of the Year award.

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Alex Goode helped Saracens win the European Champions Cup in 2016,2017 and 2019, scoring a try in the 2017 final.

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Alex Goode represented England at Under 16A and Under 18 level.

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Alex Goode played at the 2007 Under 19 Rugby World Championship.

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In 2008 Alex Goode was a member of the England under-20 team that won the grand slam and reached the final of the 2008 IRB Junior World Championship.

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In January 2009 Alex Goode made his debut for the England Saxons, against Portugal.

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Alex Goode was part of the squad selected for the 2012 Autumn internationals, because of injuries to Ben Foden he started all four of the games at full back.

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Alex Goode featured in the 2013 Six Nations Championship, playing all five games including the Grand Slam decider at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium.

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