The Rugby World Cup has always been a stage for the most exceptional talents to showcase their skills and athleticism.
Among the various attributes that make rugby players stand out, speed is undoubtedly one of the most electrifying.
Wales Online have gone over the data and picked out the fastest players at this year’s World Cup. And, for reference, sprinter Usain Bolt hit a top speed of 27.8 mph when he set the men’s 100m world record in 2009!
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The fastest players at the 2023 Rugby World Cup
#5. Will Jordan (New Zealand)- 23mph
Jordan is a rising star in New Zealand rugby. His exceptional skills as a fullback have garnered attention globally. Jordan’s speed, agility, and game-changing abilities have made him a standout player for the All Blacks and Crusaders, promising a bright future in the sport.