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Austin Healey: BT Sport Biography

The former England and Leicester Tigers star is a pundit and co-commentator across BT Sport's rugby union coverage.

Austin Healey is a former rugby union player who is now a pundit and co-commentator for BT Sport.

He is a staple of the Rugby Tonight team and works across our live Gallagher Premiership, Heineken Champions Cup, European Rugby Challenge Cup and Premiership Rugby Cup coverage.

Austin played as a back for Leicester Tigers and represented England (51 caps) and the British & Irish Lions (two caps).

Over a 12-season professional domestic career, Austin was part of a highly successful Leicester side which won four Aviva Premiership titles and two Heineken Cups.

Since retiring from playing, Austin competed in the sixth series of the BBC competition Strictly Come Dancing and was a team captain for the second series of BBC’s Hole in the Wall. He was also the host of the ITV gameshow The Fuse.

Austin joined BT Sport after working as a rugby analyst for ESPN.

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