Speed is one of the most exciting yet contentious aspects of rugby. Fans loves to argue over ranking the fastest SIx Nations players, even though television pictures are often the only
There’s a reason why the 100m world record holder is known as the fastest man or woman alive, so it makes sense to use times clocked by footballers to determine the quickest in the game.
The two players who just miss out are Stuart Hogg and Jacob Stockdale, who’d finish fourth and fifth respectively.
Here are the top three fastest 100m times ran by the fastest Six Nations players.
FASTEST SIX NATIONS PLAYERS:
BRONZE MEDAL: ANTHONY WATSON – England – 11.2 SECONDS (100m)
Once ran a 100 metres in 11.2 seconds at a school sports day and his raw pace saw the 21-year-old have a trial for Premier League giants Chelsea. Helped England Under-20s beat Wales in the final of the 2013 Junior World Cup before making the step up to the Test side.
DID YOU KNOW? Watson played for England in the 2011 under 20s 6 Nations Championship at the age of 17