Mike Slemen is confirmed dead at the age of 69.
Mike was best known as a English rugby union player .
Mike Slemen
Birth nameMichael Anthony (Charles) Slemen
Date of birth11 May 1951
Place of birthLiverpool
Rugby union career
Senior career
National team(s)
British and Irish Lions
World XV
32Pts:32; Tries:8;
Michael Anthony Slemen (born 11 May 1951) is a former England international rugby union player. He toured South Africa in 1980 with the British and Irish Lions and at the time played club rugby for Liverpool.
1 Early life
2 Rugby union career
3 Career and later life
4 References
Early life
Mike Slemen was born on 11 May 1951 in Liverpool. Educated at St. Edward's College, Liverpool
Rugby union career
Slemen made his international debut on 6 March 1976 at Twickenham in the England vs Ireland match. Of the 32 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 15 occasions. He played his final match for England on 4 February 1984 at Murrayfield in the Scotland vs England match. He also played for a World XV on 9 August 1980 against Argentina in Buenos Aires, losing 36-22.
Career and later life
He currently teaches Physical Education (part time) at the Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby. He is still currently the expedition leader of the Duke of Edinburgh Award.
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