Jonny Wilkinson’s Dream Team Is Absolutely Class - Ruck

Jonny Wilkinson’s Dream Team Is Absolutely Class

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

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

Wilkinson has named his Dream Team, made up of players he either played with or against throughout his remarkable career

The Newcastle Falcons and Toulon fly-half certainly earned his spot as one of the greatest players of all-time,, with his exploits in the game cementing his place in English sporting history.

His iconic last-gasp drop in extra time saw him clinch the win for England against Australia in the historic 2003 Rugby World Cup glory, inspiring a whole generation in that thrilling moment.

He’s also won an incredible number of awards and holds numerous world records, including the most drop goals in an international career (36).




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”


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”