Goughy and the Miner

Goughy and the Miner


Cricket legend bats for Collier’s Powerful Welsh Cheddar

Cricket legend Darren Gough is the face of Collier’s Powerful Welsh Cheddar.

He joined the Collier’s team in 2010 but was fan for many years before that, taking the irresistibly tasty cheddar away on cricket tours in his luggage!

As well as a successful career in international cricket he won an army of new fans when he won Strictly Come Dancing in 2005, and now presents the drivetime show on Talk Sport radio. Most recently he was a contestant on The Jump, a winter-sports themed TV celebrity competition.

Darren features in Collier’s PR and social media campaigns, and starred in a TV advertising campaign. He has a huge following on Twitter and is busy converting his legion of followers into Collier’s fans!

Darren says: “I just love Collier’s so this is a dream role for me! It has a unique sweet savoury flavour and I probably get through four blocks a week, and I can cadge as many blocks as I want!”


Darren Gough Factfile

  •  Darren is England’s all time highest wicket taker in one day internationals
  •  Darren played 58 tests for England with 229 wickets taken at an average of 28.39. He retired from cricket in 2008
  •  Watched by a television audience of 12 million, Darren won Strictly Come Dancing in 2005 and two subsequent Christmas specials, the only person to win three times
  •  He loves food and has appeared on Ready Steady Cook, Gordon Ramsay’s The F Word and Saturday Kitchen
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