Mike Tindall

Rugby Union Player
Born Oct 18, 1978

Michael James Tindall, MBE is an English rugby player who plays outside centre for Gloucester Rugby and has captained the England team. He is married to Zara Phillips, the daughter of the Princess Royal and the eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh… Read More

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  • Mike Tindall Backs England At Icons Cup
    Yahoo News - Apr 25, 2015
  • Gloucester Residents Correctly 'guess' Zara And Mike Tindall's Baby Name Royal Central
    Google News - Jan 25, 2014
  • Video: Zara Phillips Names Baby Mia Grace Belfast Telegraph
    Google News - Jan 23, 2014
  • Zara Spends Night At Home With Baby Belfast Telegraph
    Google News - Jan 18, 2014


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mike Tindall.


1978 Birth Tindall was born 18 October 1978 in Otley, West Yorkshire, the son of Linda Shepherd, a social worker and Philip Tindall, a rugby player turned banker for Barclays. … Read More


1997 18 Years Old Tindall joined Bath straight from school, as an 18-year-old in 1997. … Read More


1999 20 Years Old But after the 1999 Rugby World Cup, Tindall played regularly at both club and country level, making his debut against Ireland at Twickenham in 2000 alongside Mike Catt.
2003 24 Years Old Despite criticism over the years, in particular from Will Carling and ex-Bath fly-half Stuart Barnes, he cemented the outside centre position as his own with a partnership with inside centre Will Greenwood, playing in the 2003 Rugby World Cup. … Read More
Tindall missed the 2005 Six Nations with a foot injury. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old 1 More Event
On 18 November 2006 Tindall made his first Guinness Premiership start of the season against third-placed Wasps.
Tindall was again included in the England starting line up for the 2007 Six Nations opener against Scotland at Twickenham, under new head coach Brian Ashton. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In January 2008, Tindall announced a new three-year deal signed to remain at Gloucester Rugby until the end of the 2011 season. … Read More


2010 31 Years Old On 21 December 2010, it was announced that Tindall was engaged to Zara Phillips, the daughter of the Princess Royal and her first husband Captain Mark Phillips. Phillips is the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The wedding was held on 30 July 2011 at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, with the attendance of all senior members of the Royal Family. On 8 July 2013, it was announced that they were expecting their first child in early 2014. On 17 January 2014, it was announced that Zara Phillips had given birth to a baby girl. … Read More
2011 32 Years Old 1 More Event
On 11 November 2011, Tindall was fined £25,000 by the Rugby Football Union and was removed from its elite player squad as a result of his throwing a dwarf in Queenstown, New Zealand during the 2011 Rugby World Cup. … Read More
2012 33 Years Old Tindall was selected for the Barbarians squad on their short tour in May 2012 against England at Twickenham Stadium, Ireland at Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester and Wales at Millennium Stadium.
In May 2013, Tindall captained the Barbarians against England at Twickenham Stadium.
2014 - 2015 2 More Events
2016 37 Years Old He will provide unique content for Betway's blog in the run-up to the World Cup, the autumn internationals, and the 2016 Six Nations. … Read More
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