LIST: 8 great England players opposition loved to hate…

We take a look at some of the England players who have made an art of winding up their rivals down the years…

1. Dylan Hartley

Swearing at referee’s, involving himself in scraps and eye gouging accusations have all led to Dylan Hartley becoming one of the most vilified rugby players of the modern era.

Dylan Hartley of England (Capt) arrives before the six Nations Championship match, between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium, London , UK, on the 17th March 2017. (Photo:Dean Lancaster/PPAUK)

2. Brian Moore

Snarling, punchy and prone to reading extracts from Henry V in the dressing room, Moore represented everything opposition fans loved to hate about that England team from the mid-90s.