There are some true bromances in rugby.
Faf de Klerk and Vincent Koch. Marcus Smith and Alex Dombrandt. Dan Carter and Richie McCaw.
All of them are close, brought together by the sport they excel at.
But not all teammates share such a special bond. Oh no.
There have been several instances in the past of teammates who didn’t get along.
We’ve listed five pairs of former teammates who, well, hated each other.
Owen Farrell & Dave Attwood
Former England lock Attwood has opened up on the latest RugbyPass Offload about his ongoing rivalry with Owen Farrell.
He revealed: “On the pitch, I struggle a lot with Owen Farrell. We just don’t see eye to eye on a lot of things,
“He hates me with a passion. Despite my earthy roots, he thinks I am a posh c***. He hates that. I bagged rugby league once jovially. I was saying it to take the piss kind of thing, ‘a bloody sport for the peasants’. He f**kin’ hated it.”