The BBC's rugby league correspondent, Dave has worked for the... Read more about Dave Woods BBC for 27 years - 22 of those years at Radio 5 live - covering rugby league throughout that time.
He has covered the past five Rugby League World Cups and commented on the each of the finals for either TV or radio.
In 2009 he took over from Ray French as the main TV commentator for rugby league.
He has worked extensively in football, and has commentated and reported on the past five World Cups for BBC radio and the host broadcasters, several Euros finals, the Copa America and the Women's World Cup.
Having watched Rugby League since childhood, he has attended every Challenge Cup final since 1974 - including the replay in 1982 - and has worked as a journalist at each final since 1986.