Skipper Sparks moves to Brazil

George Sparks.

George Sparks. - Credit: Archant

Weston Rugby Club skipper George Sparks is moving to Brazil to work in Sao Paulo.

Weston skipper and No 8 George Sparks is moving to Brazil to take up the position of Director of Sports at St Paul’s School in Sao Paulo.

Sparks, aged 34, currently a lecturer in sport at Weston College, has retired from playing and is moving to South America with his family in July.

Manchester-born Sparks was educated at Sidcot School, winning junior honours with Somerset at senior level.

He made his 1st XV debut with Weston at Redruth in September 2003 in the Powergen Cup and has just completed his fourth season as captain.

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Sparks made 257 appearances for the Seasiders’ 1st XV, scoring 72 tries.

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