England captain Owen Farrell has revealed the toughest opponent from his stellae career so far in a chat with popular pundit David Flatman.
Using several Q&A’s where the current England captain has discussed his rugby heroes and toughest opponents, we’ve ranked his top five.
Check out who Owen Farrell has praised down the years:
5. Schalk Burger (South Africa)
Farrell said: “I’ve never played against him, thank goodness. You play against some unbelievably physical players, but I’ve never seen anyone be able put their body on the line like he does time and time again. He just keeps going all day.”
Did you know? When not playing rugby, Burger lives and works with his family on the Welbedacht Wine Estate near Wellington, Western Cape.