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David Flatman

Former England prop David Flatman started out at Saracens before going on to play more than 200 club games at Bath where he was a much-loved stalwart at The Rec. Since retiring in 2012, ‘Flats' has built up a successful media career, appearing as a presenter on Channel 5, BT Sport and ITV Sport. He is one-half of the ‘Flats & Shanks' podcast with his old Sarries team-mate, Tom Shanklin.

14 Articles
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Opinion

Leaving the party

Every giant wilts eventually, but what happens when a player begins the inexorable slide towards retirement?

David Flatman
David Flatman
03 Nov 2021, 4:35
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C'mon feel the noise

The return of fans in their thousands will stir the emotions of players in myriad ways

David Flatman
David Flatman
16 Sep 2021, 5:41
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Does the Lions need to change to ensure its future?

The 2021 Lions tour of South Africa has been a lame affair with limited opposition, so is it time to mix it up for Australia in 20…

David Flatman
David Flatman
21 Jul 2021, 3:53
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The social war

David Flatman explains his love-hate relationship with social media

David Flatman
David Flatman
21 May 2021, 3:24
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Loyalty in question

Clubs need to make player welfare a priority, not an afterthought

David Flatman
David Flatman
15 Apr 2021, 3:34
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Under pressure

Every top-level player feels the heat but some can handle it better than others

David Flatman
David Flatman
06 Mar 2021, 2:29
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The hard line

Talent only takes you so far, you need selflessness and a team-ethic to become a true great

David Flatman
David Flatman
05 Jan 2021, 10:37
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Lose the habit

Wales face a test of strength - both physical and mental - against England

David Flatman
David Flatman
27 Nov 2020, 10:46
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Selection battles

The wait for the call from your coach to inform you if you're in or out is agonising

David Flatman
David Flatman
22 Oct 2020, 5:57
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