The following list was picked by Brian Moore solely on the basis of the respective players’ qualities as a tourist; it has nothing to do with their rugby talent.
#1. Dean Richards
- Major teams British and Irish Lions, England Under-23s, Leicester Tigers, England, England XV
- Position No. 8
- Caps 54
Richards is a former England and British & Irish Lions No.8 who was regarded as one of the world’s best players in his position with the ability to read the game and he also had extraordinary pace for a back-row forward.
He will often be remembered not just for his great teamwork but for his scruffy appearance on the field with his shirt un-tucked and his socks down by his ankles.
Moore said: “An evil Weights and Measures officer in Tour Courts, possessing of an unusual sense of humour and an almost photographic memory when it comes to playing cards. Another big drinker.”