"A standard-bearer in the fight against Motor Neurone Disease" - Doddie Weir ranks his five toughest opponents - Page 2 of 5 - Ruck

“A standard-bearer in the fight against Motor Neurone Disease” – Doddie Weir ranks his five toughest opponents

#4. Simon Shaw (England)

  • Major teams Barbarians, British and Irish Lions, Toulon, Wasps, England
  • Position Lock
  • All Tests 73

The powerhouse played for BristolLondon Wasps and Toulon. He won 71 caps for England between 1996 and 2011, and two for the British & Irish Lions, with whom he toured 3 times.

Weir said: “I think he is one of the most underrated players in recent history. He had everything.”

DID YOU KNOW? Shaw was born 1 September 1973 in Nairobi, Kenya

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