Robshaw Factfile

Last Updated: 23/10/13 5:24pm

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An at-a-glance look at the career of England rugby union captain Chris Robshaw.

1986: Born June 4 in Surrey.

1993: Starts playing rugby for Warlingham RFC aged seven.

2004: Plays for England schools under-18s.

2006: Makes Harlequins debut and scores two tries against Pertemps Bees. Is rewarded with England Under-21 call-up for Six Nations and World Championships.

2007: Makes his Premiership debut for Quins.

2008: Wins the Churchill Cup with the England Saxons.

2009: Named as the Premiership player of the year. Then makes his England debut against the Barbarians in May, before winning his first cap against Argentina.

2010: Drafted into the England squad for the Six Nations before being named as Harlequins captain. Tours Australia with England and captains them against the Australian Barbarians and the New Zealand Maori.

2011: Captains the England Saxons against Italy A and Ireland A. Signs a contract with Harlequins until 2014. Named in England squad for World Cup but fails to make the final cut.

2012: Named as England captain for the Six Nations opener with Scotland.

2013: October 23 - Named England captain for QBE Internationals.

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