Argentina legend Agustin Creevy swaps nations to 'lend a hand' - Ruck

Argentina legend Agustin Creevy swaps nations to ‘lend a hand’

Agustin Creevy, the legendary former captain of Argentina, has joined the Spanish national team’s camp this week to share his expertise.

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“I’m happy to be here these three days,” Creevy told to the Spain website.

“I am a good friend of Pablo Bouza and he called me to lend a hand in the scrum and here I am to live the experience. I practically just arrived, so we made the presentation and the truth is that everyone was very friendly and welcomed me with open arms.

“I think that Spain is a team with a lot of determination, that is moving forward and wants to progress with the aim of qualifying for the World Cup.

Try celebrations for Agustin Creevy of London Irish as he powers over the line despite the efforts of Graham Kitchener of Worcester Warriors during the Gallagher Premiership match between London Irish and Worcester Warriors at The Gtech Community Stadium, London on 10 September 2022 (Photo: Danny Loo/PPAUK)

“Very similar to Los Pumas a few years ago. I came here to be with them, to give them all my knowledge and to help in the scrum, breakdown and the hookers with the line throws.

“To help where I have to and be part of the Spanish staff these three days.”

Bouza added: “He can help us a lot in the scrum, lineout and breakdown. The best thing about Agustín is that despite having more than 100 games with Los Pumas, he is a very humble person, with whom you can talk and who transmits very well and is always in a good mood.

“I have worked with him for five years. We had been talking since January and the opportunity arose when he finished playing with Sale Sharks and was able to come here.”

Jonny Wilkinson Has Been Voted The Greatest Ever Rugby Player In History

Jonny Wilkinson

England legend Jonny Wilkinson has been voted as the rugby’s greatest ever rugby player after a survey was conducted with more than 1000 fans participated. 

England won 67 of the 91 games Wilkinson played in with h1im scoring an outstanding total of 1,179 points. He also holds the Rugby World Cup points record with 277.

Within the top 20 players voted by the fans, New Zealand have the most representatives with five, including the likes of Dan Carter, Richie McCaw and Zinzan Brooke.

The only player to make the list from the amateur era is Wales best ever player, and arguably the best scrum-half of all-time, Gareth Edwards.

Here is the list of the top 20 greatest ever rugby players voted by fans:

Greatest Ever Rugby Player: Top 20

20. Sergio Parisse (Italy)

19. Johnny Sexton (Ireland)

18. Jason Leonard (England)

17. Zinzan Brooke (New Zealand)

16. Sonny Bill Williams (New Zealand)

15. Lawrence Dallaglio (England)