Meet Thomas Branston: The man behind “ScrumDown”

Experienced, sports writer withan excellent knowledge and passion for rugby union. Strong all-round understanding of all major sports, solid leadership and communication
skills, dedicated and dependable.

Third year Sports Journalism (BA Hons) student at the University of Gloucestershire. Media Officer at Worcester Valkyries. Rugby Union enthusiast.

Published in: The Rugby Paper, Rugby Advertiser, Worcester News, England RFU website, Women’s Premiership website, Kidderminster Express and Star, Worcester Valkyries match day programmes, Worcester Warriors match day programmes, Old Laurentians match day programmes.


Skills: Copy and script writing, reporting, digital editing and audio software (Adobe Audition, Burli), sourcing guests and interviewing, social media marketing and engagement, team player, works well under pressure and to deadlines.

Notable Interviews: Eddie Jones, Jason Leonard, James Haskell, Danny Cipriani, Christian Wade, Marcus Watson, Kyle Eastmond, Joe Simpson, Willie Le Roux, Guy Thompson, Nathan Hughes, Gary Gold, Kat Marchant, Heather Fisher, Rochelle Clark, Lark Davies, Shona Powell-Hughes, Lydia Thompson, Natasha Hunt.


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A Rugby Union Blog by Tom Branston

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