5. 28 pints
Prop Jason Leonard noted that he had 28 pints of lager and when the astounded, part-time nutritionist asked just exactly he was up to each week to consume 28 pints, he was met with a confused look. “That’s 28 pints on the Saturday and eight to settle the head on Sunday,” Leonard replied.
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England legend Jason Leonard has picked his drinking XV of players from down the years that he’d want with him for long sessions and it’s brilliant.
Although he did make sure to pick a designated driver, which we say is VERY sensible.
Gavin Hastings (Full-back, Scotland)
Rory Underwood (Wing and designated driver, England)
Jerry Guscott (Centre, England)
Scott Gibbs (Centre, Wales)
Scott Hastings (Wing, Scotland)
Stuart Barnes (Outside-half, England)
Robert Jones (Scrum-half, Wales. Replaced at half-time by Dewi Morris, England)
Paul Rendall (Prop, England)
Brian Moore (Hooker, England)
Jeff Probyn (Prop, England)
Wade Dooley (Lock, England)
Norm Hadley (Lock, Canada)
Peter Winterbottom (Flanker, England)
Dean Richards (No8, England)
Mickey Skinner (Flanker, England)