LIST: 5 Lions who had normal jobs before turning pro - Page 2 of 5 - Ruck

LIST: 5 Lions who had normal jobs before turning pro

#2. Finn Russell (Scotland) – Stonemason

After secondary school, the Scotland star pursued an apprenticeship for three years as a stonemason, in a business owned by a family friend, whilst his rugby developed. Pocketing £100 per week, supplemented by £60 in his hand from Falkirk Rugby Club, Russell is now one of the pre-eminent stand-offs in world rugby and certainly one of the most exciting.

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