Jonny Wilkinson awarded CBE for services to Rugby

Jonny Wilkinson being awarded the CBE by Prince William at Buckingham Palace Credit: ITV News

The former Newcastle Falcons Player Jonny Wilkinson has been awarded a CBE for services to Rugby.

The 36 year old, who also helped steer England to World cup victory in 2003, was presented with the award at Buckingham Palace. Wilkinson retired from the sport last year.