Tom Beim

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Tom Beim
Birth nameThomas Beim
Date of birth (1975-12-11) 11 December 1975 (age 47)
Place of birth Frimley, England
Height5.4 ft (1.6 m)
Weight11 st (70 kg)
School Whitefriars Cheltenham College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Amateur team(s)
Hamiltons (south africa) ()
Correct as of 4 July 2014
Senior career
Gloucester Rugby
Sale Sharks
Gloucester Rugby
Correct as of 4 July 2014
International career
1998 Flag of England.svg England 2 (5)
Correct as of 4 July 2014

Tom Beim (born 11 December 1975 in Frimley, England) is a former rugby union footballer, who played on the wing for Sale, Gloucester, Viadana, Pertemps Bees, the Barbarians and England. He is now a professional polo player for Lodge Services Polo team for Stuart Lodge


Club Rugby

Beim was a prolific try scorer in the Premiership with Gloucester and Sale before moving to Italian side Viadana. Beim holds number of records to tries scored in a Heineken Cup game, he touching down five times against Italian club Roma. During his two seasons at Viadana he scored 31 tries. After a succession of injuries, Beim retired from professional rugby and has carved out a successful international polo career ever since. Whilst at Gloucester he started in the 2002 Zurich Championship Final (the year before winning the play-offs constituted winning the English title) in which Gloucester defeated Bristol Rugby. [1]

International Rugby

Beim made two appearances for England during a summer tour at New Zealand in 1998 and featured in the England squad again in 2002 when he was called in as a replacement during the tour match of Argentina. He later went their playing for the England A side on a number of occasions. He also appeared for the Barbarians.

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  1. "Clockwatch: Bristol v Gloucester". BBC. 8 June 2002. Retrieved 8 February 2018.