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Lee Mears

Lee Mears




England (39 caps)

Date of birth:

5th Mar 1979




1.75m (5' 9")


100kg (15st 10lb)

Known for his dynamic performances around the field, as well as his excellent basics, the hard-working Lee Mears is also one of the most popular players in the game.

Since establishing himself as the club's first-choice hooker during the 2005/06 season he has gone on to forge a reputation as one of the finest hookers in the northern hemisphere, cementing his place in the England squad and regularly performing at the highest level in the Premiership and Heineken Cup.

A former pupil of the renowned rugby academy that is Colston's School in Bristol, Mears represented England through the age groups before progressing to 'A' level in the 2004 and 2005 Churchill Cups and his first full cap in November 2005. He became Bath's latest Test Lion when he started the series opener against South Africa in June 2009.

Mears' consistent hard work for his Club saw him selected for England's Rugby World Cup squad in August 2011.

BRtv: Lee Mears -

In his own words, the Bath Rugby Legend talks to BRtv about the reasons behind his recent retirement. 

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Bath Rugby Legend Forced to Retire With Immediate Effect

Bath Rugby is incredibly sad to announce the retirement of hooker Lee Mears with immediate effect.

Through the Club's medical screening …

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Bath Rugby

Bath Rugby are delighted to announce that six first team players have extended their contracts with the Club.

Matt Banahan, Ryan Caldwell, …

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BRtv: Head to Head

BRtv: Head to Head

1 year ago

Club news

In the lastest edition, Lee Mears goes head to head with Dave Attwood.

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Focus on.... Lee Mears

Focus on.... Lee Mears

2 years ago

Club news

Position: Hooker
Honours: England (39 caps)
Date of birth: 5th Mar 1979
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