Fans tell Jones to 'play Alfie Barbeary anywhere' after class display - Ruck

Fans tell Jones to ‘play Alfie Barbeary anywhere’ after class display

Wasps forward Alfie Barbeary demonstrated just why he is one of the most exciting and versatile young forwards in English rugby as he led Wasps to a Bonus-point triumph against Montpellier.

The versatile 20-year-old forward produced a sparkling display in the No8 jersey, grabbing a brace of tries in a man of the match performance.

Barbeary, who was called up during the Autumn Nations Cup, could get in the England team now in’ any position’ according to some fans.

Check out some of the sensational clips and decide for yourself!


 5 Things to Know About ALFIE BARBEARY

1. Position change

He grew up dreaming of playing in the centres, having grown up idolising Manu Tuilagi, Ma’a Nonu and Mathieu Bastareaud. However, he is now firmly a part of the forward pack in either the front or back-row

2. Terrifying two minutes

This is why Alfie Barbeary is rated so highly.

3. Car

The forward drives a Mercedes A-Class.

4. Dog person

Dog really is a man’s best friend.

5. Inspiration

“Mark Horrocks, my first coach at Banbury, was very influential. Then as I got older, Peter Walton and John Fletcher, who gave me confidence to play how I want to play. How it shouldn’t be unusual for a forward to kick it or offload.”


Warren Gatland named five England players as ‘certainties’ for the 2021 Lions tour

Speaking to the BBC in November 2019, Warren Gatland was asked by Ugo Monye to name five certainties for his Lions XV to face South Africa in 2021.

One year on, let’s look at who he picked:

1. Jamie George

Position: Hooker

Age: 30

How’s he doing? George has continued to star for England and is 1/20 to make the 2021 squad. Almost the first name on the team sheet right now following his hat-trick against Georgia.

DID YOU KNOW? He is an Aston Villa fan with his current favourite player being Jack Grealish.