Brent Pope, New Zealand born rugby player, professional rugby coach, and one of Irelands best known and respected media personalities.
In his candid autobiography, 'Brent Pope: If You Really Knew Me', Brent talks openly about his rugby career and personal life. Unusual in the world of rugby, Brent speaks honestly and eloquently about his mental health issues having suffered anxiety attacks for many years. A ruthless, tough player who “ran like a reverse hovercraft”, Pope's aggressive, uncompromising style inspired the legendary players around him and the teams he coached. Brent has also published six children’s books for various charities.