Celebrities Who Played Rugby XV: James Bond, Presidents... - Ruck

Celebrities Who Played Rugby XV: James Bond, Presidents and WWE Superstars

15 celebrities you didn’t know were former rugby players…

Fullback: Gareth Bale

Although more known for his achievements in football, Gareth Bale was actually a keen rugby player in his school days and has even played alongside future Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton.

Winger: Prince Harry

As an avid fan and patron of England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU), Prince Harry still loves the sport quite a bit and advocates it as a great discipline for youths to develop valuable social skills such as teamwork and respect for others.

Prince Harry enjoys a game of touch Rugby with young children at the Inspire Suffolk centre for young people in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Centre: Gethin Jones

The television presenter captained the Manchester University 1st XV to the final of the BUSA Championships for the first time in their history, represented Lancashire and had trials with Sale RFC. Also played for Clwb Rygbi Cymry Caerdydd.