Edwards and John. Farr-Jones and Lynagh.Carter and Smith. The game is famed for it’s incredible halfback partnerships.
England legend and Jonny Wilkinson has been discussing some of his most influential teammates to don the number 9 shirt..
Our list is ranked in order of each player’s success alongside Wilkinson, rather than in their careers as a whole, so no complaining!
#3. Gary Armstrong (Newcastle Falcons)
Wilkinson said: ““The sheer aggression and resilience of the guy, his sheer character meant that anything, any ball that wasn’t good enough to go out to the number ten was never going to go out to the number ten. He would deal with everything himself and that meant control of the game”
DID YOU KNOW? He was not one of the silver-spoon brigade, but a lorry driver from the Scottish borders who constantly struggled to make ends meet