LIST: 5 players dubbed the ‘next Jonah Lomu’

2. Julian Savea (New Zealand)

In 2010 Savea was touted as ‘the next Jonah Lomu‘. The powerhouse then stormed onto the international stage in 2012 and quickly proved himself as a powerful runner with ball in hand, hense the Lomu comparision, scoring nine tries in his debut season. In total he scored 46 tries in 54 appearances for the All Blacks before moving to Toulon in 2018.

DID YOU KNOW? Savea was nominated for World Rugby Player of the Year in 2014 and 2015, winning the award for Try of the Year in 2015


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