Alex Goode is an England international rugby union player playing in the Aviva Premiership for Saracens F.C who once studied at St Faith’s.
All-rounder Goode appeared at the national schools athletics finals, played county tennis and was part of the Ipswich Town football academy before joining Saracens.
He is the nephew of Jo Goode, who won a Olympic bronze in Badminton in Sydney. A fly half by trade, he moved to full back and has played the majority of his games for Saracens in these positions. Goode made his club debut against Bristol Rugby. In December 2009, Goode signed a new three year contract. He has represented England at Under 16A and Under 18 level. Goode played at the 2007 Under 19 Rugby World Championship.
In 2008 Goode was a member of the England under-20 team that won the grand slam and reached the final of the 2008 IRB Junior World Championship. In January 2009 Goode made his debut for the England Saxons, against Portugal. On June 16th 2012 Goode made his test debut for England against South Africa, coming off the bench on 23rd June 2012 in a 14-14 draw.
Goode was part of the squad selected for the 2012 Autumn internationals, because of injuries to Ben Foden he started all 4 of the games at full back. He played well enough to earn himself QBE Man of the Match in England’s 54-12 win over Fiji. He was impressive in all of the games including England’s spectacular win over New Zealand. As well as being one of the best schools in Cambridge academically, we also take pride in cultivating sporting talent, paving the way for stars like Alex.