"His sheer explosivity" - Jonny Wilkinson picks dream team including four England players - Ruck

“His sheer explosivity” – Jonny Wilkinson picks dream team including four England players

Could you imagine having Jonah Lomu, Jason Robinson and Brian O’Driscoll all in the same team?`

Well that’s what England legend Jonny Wilkinson has done in naming his all-time dream team. 

JONNY WILKINSON: DREAM TEAM

FRONT-ROW

  • 1. Jason Leonard (England): He was seen by Wilkinson as “someone who inspired and brought energy to the game” with impact.
  • 2. Keith Wood (Ireland): “You need someone here in this position who can bring you the set piece control but at the same time I think they need to be aggressive, be someone that runs hard, someone that doesn’t stop, never gives up.”
  • 3. Craig Dowd (New Zealand): “As with all tight heads what you want is someone who doesn’t take no for an answer, someone who is maybe a little quieter but someone you just don’t mess with”

SECOND-ROW

  • 4. Bakkies Botha (South Africa): “Someone incredibly fierce but very very down to earth” and “at times he’s exactly what a team needs.”
  • 5. Martin Johnson (England): “intelligent, another massive leader, gets himself around the park. My captain”

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