Best International Rugby Players Ever

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Tana Umaga

Line breaker, hard defense brilliant hands

Total package centre. Big, strong and fast. Very smart and defensively powerful.

22 Fourie du Preez

One of the greatest scrum-halves in the world.

The greatest scrum half still playing today

A very good scrum half

Remarkable scrum half

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23 Barry John

A fly-half even Carter and Wilkinson might struggle to emulate. There was a reason he was called 'The King'. He could drop the ball on a sixpence and had the ability to slice the opposition defense open with a single pass. Had he not retired at just 27 he would undoubtably be considered one of the best by most people.

The King. Talents stood out starkly even with Gareth inside him.

the King

24 Joost van der Westhuizen

Maybe the best halfback to control the field and the pack. Intensely competitive.

Definitely the best scrum half in the world during his playing career

Best ever player. Controlled the game, led the pack, scored the tries and he was graceful and very humble.

Best scrum half to have played the game.

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25 J.P.R. Williams

A critical part of the legendary welsh backs squad of the '70's. Crazy that Manu Tuilagi is above such a legend.

1st on the list for total lack of self regard! Nuts

How was he missed?

What. How can you take any list seriously with JPR so far down. Top 10 - dazter

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26 George Gregan

The best scrum half for a long time and a great leader

27 Manu Tuilagi

Agreed, too early to be included on the list as gets injured all the time.

Should not be on this list. Load o' bollocks

28 Clément Poitrenaud
29 Julian Savea

A true machine. Today's Jonah Lomu. His 2015 World Cup says it all.

A true machine. Today's Jonah Lomu. His 2015 World Cup says it all.

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30 Danny Cipriani

Young legend raring to go!

31 Grant Fox
32 Joe Rokocoko
33 Matt Todd

The Best Forward In Rugby History He Can Run! - bulldogbeast

34 Gavin Hastings

He played fullback. Great player and leader.

Biggest strongest and most powerful winger ever to play rugby. He could take on an entire backline and score from anywhere on the pitch. This has never been repeated. He truly is the best rugby player ever.

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36 Vincent Clerc

Il est pas clair

37 Hugo Porta

Best Puma ever should rank higher

38 Sergio Parisse

A great player In a not so great team

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39 George North
40 Agustín Pichot
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