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Martin ITV England RWC reporter

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This autumn has seen Martin on the big screens as England Reporter for ITV during the Rugby World Cup 2015. Martin has performed numerous roles throughout the tournament; from the pre and post-match interviews with coaches and players, to the ITV’s charity appeal; Tackle Hunger.



Martin joins BT Sport in a number of roles as a reporter, co-presenter and rugby expert across the channels’ rugby coverage. Other rugby experts include the likes of Lawrence Dallaglio, Matt Dawson and Austin Healey.

Martin’s in-depth rugby knowledge comes from his successful rugby career, with his England debut in 1991 and he later went on the 1993 British Lions tour in New Zealand and was part of the 1995 World Cup squad.

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Martin has joined the team of Crimewatch, working alongside the show’s current presenters Kirsty Young and Matthew Amroliwala. Martin’s first show will be on BBC One on Tuesday 20 March at 9pm. Martin served as a police officer in the Metropolitan and Bedfordshire forces, during which time he also played top-flight rugby, winning thirty-one caps with England and three with the British Lions. Martin left the police when rugby turned professional.

Martin says: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the team on Crimewatch. It is a great honour to be asked to join such an important programme and to lend my support to a police service I served so happily for ten years and who supported me so magnificently through my rugby career”.

For more information on Crimewatch visit the BBC website :