Richard started playing rugby at the age of 10, at Old Beccahamians RFC. Since then he has played for Whitgift School, captaining all age groups. He has represented England Schools at U16 and U18 groups and England U19 and U21 level.
Thorpey also represented England in the U19 FIRA World Championship in 2003 and England U21 in the World Championship in 2004.
Second season in the professional squad.
Studied Business Management at St. Mary's Twickenham.
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|Weight:||105kgs / 16st 7lbs|
|Height:||187cm / 6ft 2ins|
|Date of Birth:||01/11/1984|
|Place of Birth:||Beckenham, Kent|
|Former Clubs:||Leicester Tigers, London Welsh, Saracens|
|Representative Honours:||England U16, England U18, England U19, England U21|
|Favourite Food:||Nandos Half Chicken and chips, coleslaw and S wings|
|Favourite Film:||Casino Royale|
|Favourite Holiday Destination:||Dominican Republic and Barbados|
|Currently on your iPOD:||Maroon 5|
|Favourite Match:||My first start against Wasps at the Madejski in 2006|
|Richard's Club Stats:||This Season||Club Total|