Spedding playing for Bayonne in 2013
|Date of birth||4 May 1986|
|Place of birth||Krugersdorp, South Africa|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||97 kg (15 st 2 lb; 212 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
Spedding attended St. John's College, Johannesburg from 2000 to 2004 where he captained the first XV Rugby team. He was in the same boarding house and matriculated one year after four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome.
In 2008, Spedding moved to France to play with Brive in the Top 14. After seven years of living in France, Spedding gained French citizenship in 2014. In January 2015 he was named in the France 31-man squad for the 2015 Six Nations Championship by coach Philippe Saint-André. He debuted for France on 8 November 2014 against Fiji.
In May 2019, Spedding announced his retirement from rugby.  He was also a guest pundit on Supersport during the IRB Rugby World Cup in Japan.
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