Jeff Thomson - a man with a first class cricket career spanning 1972 to 1986 and a fast bowler through and through.
As Ian Chappell commented, Thommo was "prepared to live or perish on pure speed and it wasn’t until late in his career that a little subtlety crept into his repertoire". Or as Thommo described his action "I just shuffle up and go wang"!
With a strong identity from his exploits as a competitive international sportsman, Thommo has built on his public identity through professional coaching, motivational speaking and media commentating.
Thommo spoke for nearly an hour and mingled with the crowd for several hours, posed for photos etc. ... keep reading Wests Rugby Club
Jeff Thomson was great.
Jeff was very good on the night and the majority thought he was very entertaining.
He was very good. Held the audience and an appropriate speaker for that audience. I thought he conencted well with the audience. I didn't even notice that he spoke for a long time, probably because he was entertaining. The audience was on the edge of their seats for the entire one and a half hours he spoke.