14 Famous rugby players’ sons who are destined for greatness

10. Cai Evans

Comes from strong rugby stock as the son of former Wales captain and British & Irish Lions wing Ieuan Evans. The Cowbridge product is an astute tactical playmaker with excellent distribution skills. Has already been handed an Ospreys development contract, it won’t be long before the fly-half is seen on a bigger stage.


11. Billy & Mako Vunipola

Fe’ao Moe Laru Vunipola was a Tongan former international rugby union player, who participated at the 1995 Rugby World Cup and 1999 Rugby World Cup. He is also the father of Mako Vunipola and Billy Vunipola. Already both world-class players, they both seemed destined to go down in rugby histor.

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12. Josh Beaumont

Son of World Rugby president Bill Beaumont, Josh has been on the fringes of the England squad in recent years but has struggled with injuries. If he can get himself a run of games, the 25-year old still has the potential to be an England regular.

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13. Jacob Umaga

The son of famous All Black Mike Umaga is developing nicely at Wasps.


14. Adam Hastings

Hastings has come through the Scottish international set-up. He was also named in the extended Scotland squad in the lead up to the 2018 Six Nations championship game vs Italy. He has gained caps at Scotland U16, Scotland U18, Scotland U19 and Scotland U20. He is the son of ex-Scotland international rugby union captain Gavin Hastings; and the nephew of ex-Scotland international rugby union player Scott Hastings.

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