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Josh Lewsey answers your questions
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England winger Josh Lewsey
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England winger Josh Lewsey took time out from his busy training schedule to answer your questions.

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Josh will be answering your questions throughout the Six Nations, so fill out the post form below to set him into action.


Alex, 15, Sevenoaks

If you could play any other position except full-back or wing, what would it be?

I quite enjoy playing at centre, which is where I started playing for England.

I will probably start to play there a bit more in future.

I enjoy the responsibility of creating and distributing as well as being a runner.


Ross, 20, Dublin

You have been an international for nearly seven years, who is the best player you have played against at international level?

Australia's fly-half Stephen Larkham is right up there with the best - he is a class act.

New Zealand's Carlos Spencer, on his day, is also a very gifted player.


Emma, 19, Bristol

Josh, how do you feel when the press slates the teams performance after a defeat, knowing you have put so much hard work into the preparation for it?

It doesn't bother me.

The job of the press is to be over-sensationalist and fickle, that is what they are paid for.

If you take what they say to heart you are fairly weak-minded in my opinion.

It only annoys me if they don't understand if you are trying to do something in particular and criticise you for it.

But by and large the sporting press is fairly fair I think.


Jemma, 18, High Wycombe

I am a Wasps fan and was wondering why you used to wear different socks to the rest of the Wasps team and why you don't anymore?

Let's just say the kit man at Wasps and I have always had a special relationship!

He couldn't get socks to fit me before and I had to wear different ones to fit my foot so as not to blister my toes.

This year he has got his act together and sorted it out, so now I have got decent socks!


Robbie, 14, Bath

Who do you reckon has the best fashion sense on the England team?

I have got no idea when it comes to fashion - I am probably the most unfashionable person in the squad.

But when it comes to trying to look trendy and looking ridiculous, Joe Worsley takes the biscuit.

He looks incredibly camp the way he dresses.

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Josh's stats
Born: 30 November 1976
Height: 5ft 11in
Weight: 14st 8lbs
Club: London Wasps
Position: Full-back/wing
England debut: 20 June 1998 v New Zealand



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