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Nick Beal

Nick Beal
Birth nameNicholas David Beal
Date of birth (1970-12-02) 2 December 1970 (age 48)
Place of birthHowden, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight14 st 10 lb (93 kg)
SchoolRoyal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1991–2004 Northampton Saints 109 (119)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
British and Irish Lions
15 (15)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
1993 England 1993 Sevens World Cup

Nicholas David Beal (born 2 December 1970 in Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire) is a rugby union player who played at Fullback for Northampton Saints, England and the Lions.


Beal was a part of the England team that won the World Sevens title in 1993, he captained the Saints squad that won the Middlesex Sevens trophy in 2003. He joined the 1997 British Lions tour to South Africa.

He retired in 2004.[1]

Personal life

Beal is married with two sons.[2] He attended Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe where he was schoolmates with Northampton and England teammate Matt Dawson.[3][4]

After retiring he worked as a financial advisor.[2] In 2007 he was appointed a non-executive director of the Saints' board.[5]


  1. ^ "Beal calls time at Saints". BBC. 7 April 2004.
  2. ^ a b "Nick Beal calls time after 13 years of Saints' service". RFU. 7 April 2004. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014.
  3. ^ FRORGS - RGS International Honours
  4. ^ "Rugby stars in shock report". Bucks Free Press. 20 July 2000. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Beal joins Saints' board". ESPN Scrum. 7 February 2007.

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