VIDEO: Smiles all round as rugby legend pays visit to Morecambe school

Former England rugby ?captain Sir Bill Beaumont made a special visit to a Morecambe school on Monday.

Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, 11:17 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd January 2019, 11:18 am

The recently-knighted sporting hero is Honorary President of the Wooden Spoon Charity, which donated money to Morecambe Road School 
for the build of its Garden Rooms.

And he made a private visit to the school, where he was taken on a tour by the headteacher following a special assembly.

Photo Neil Cross Ex-rugby player Bill Beaumont and Honorary President of the Wooden Spoon Charity visiting Morecambe Road School to officially open the Garden Rooms

Sir Bill later enjoyed refreshments in the Garden Rooms with a group of pupils.

He was captain of the England rugby union team, earning 34 caps.

His greatest moment as captain was the unexpected 1980 Grand Slam.

Photo Neil Cross Ex-rugby player Bill Beaumont and Honorary President of the Wooden Spoon Charity visiting Morecambe Road School to officially open the Garden Rooms Bill and Olivia and a dragons egg
Photo Neil Cross Ex-rugby player Bill Beaumont and Honorary President of the Wooden Spoon Charity visiting Morecambe Road School to officially open the Garden Rooms Bill with Brodie and Wyatt