One of the big success stories of the Leeds Academy, Danny Care is now one of the most high profile players in English Rugby as a regular in the England national team. Danny joined the Leeds Academy whilst still at school in Otley, he won the National Colts cup in 2004 with the club before breaking through to the first team during the 2004-05 season against Valladolid in the European Shield. The 2005-06 season saw Danny develop into one of the most exciting players at the club, bringing him to the attention of many rival clubs and following Leeds’ relegation in the 2005-06 season he left the club after making 12 first team appearances, to join Harlequins. Danny has gone onto represent England with whom he is now an established member of the Elite Player squad. Whilst at Leeds Danny represented England U18 and U19, helping them to their then best ever finish in the IRB U19 World Championship, where he scored a try in England’s third/fourth play off with France to secure a third place.