"8 reps" - Andrew Porter proves he's an absolute powerhouse with ridiculous squat - Ruck

“8 reps” – Andrew Porter proves he’s an absolute powerhouse with ridiculous squat

Ireland prop Andrew Porter shared a ridiculous video of him squatting 230kg for 8 reps as he steps up his preparation for the Rugby World Cup.

 Manu Tuilagi sets outstanding bench press record for England

“How much do you bench bro?” is a question heard around rugby clubs and a gyms all over the country.

The England squad have met for Steve Borthwick’s first training camp as head coach since he replaced Eddie Jones last month.

However, one gym record that wasn’t broken during the 2023 Six Nations was Tuilagi’s benchpress triumph.

Bench Press record:

RugbyPass have put a list together of the bench press records of elite rugby players.

Here we look at, according to that list, the three strongest players currently in the England squad.


#5. Courtney Lawes (Lock) – 150kg

Courtney Lawes of England during the Match between England and Barbarians at Twickenham Stadium on 19 June 2022. Photo: Phil Mingo/PPAUK