Below, we have rounded up five familiar faces that we are certain you will be surprised to learn are still playing.
And to be honest, they’re all more likely to. get a call-up from Eddie Jones than Sam Simmonds if recent call-ups are anything to go by.
1. Jonny Wilkinson
England’s legendary World Cup-winning fly-half has been back on the rugby pitch lately – helping Danny Cipriani get his kicking up to scratch ahead of his next move. Wilkinson, who still kicks goals three of four times a week, has reportedly enjoyed it so much that he could be playing for Lions legends XV in Bermuda later this year.