LIST | 5 rugby superstars we may never see play again

One consequence of rugby being postponed is that it will finish the careers of some players, robbing them of the chance of playing their final match.

It may be insignificant in the broad scheme of things, but it is nonetheless disappointing from a rugby perspective.

1. Matt Giteau

“There are more important things than rugby right now,” Giteau had posted on Twitter.

Back in his homeland the 37-year-old 103-times capped Wallaby is beginning to face up to his 18-year career at the top of the game being potentially over. This is now unfortunately a realistic possibility for a player that seemed to be eternal.

LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 18: Matt Giteau of Australia celebrates victory after the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)