Hugh Godwin

Hugh Godwin is a sports journalist who has been the rugby union correspondent of ‘I’, a national daily newspaper in the UK, since 2016, having previously held the same role with the ‘Independent on Sunday’ for eight years. He has written on rugby and other sports for 30 years, reporting live from five Rugby World Cup finals and interviewing every major rugby player and personality of the modern era. He is the secretary of the UK Rugby Union Writers’ Club and a regular radio broadcaster as a rugby analyst for BBC London. In a previous role as a photographic editor he worked at four Olympic Games (summer and winter). He has written two books: ‘England: Rugby World Champions’, celebrating the 2003 World Cup success, published by Mitchell Beazley, and his first biography ‘The Flying Prince: Alexander Obolensky’, published in 2021 by Hodder & Stoughton.

Twitter: @hughgodwin_