Rugby players and Twitter… two powerful forces that should never have collided.
But collided they have, leading some of most brilliantly hilarious and cringe worthy banter in sporting history.
Particularly when the rugby stars take it upon themselves to have a right pop at each other – the hashtaggable equivalent of shouting “Oi, come and have a go if you think you’re hard enough!” from across the park.
To celebrate, here are five of Twitter’s most epic footballer spats.
1. James Haskell & Neil Back
Haskell was caught in an online row with World Cup-winner, Neil Back. The spat began when Hask retweeted an official post from the England Rugby account, in which Haskell calls upon Saturday’s Manchester crowd to get behind the team.
The Wasps captain quickly hit back at the former Leicester flanker’s slight…