LIST | The 5 most underrated players in Premiership history | Ruck

LIST | The 5 most underrated players in Premiership history

Over the last 24 years, numerous rugby superstars have become Gallagher Premiership legends. 

However, some players have never really got the credit that they probably deserved, with others often grabbing the spotlight.

In order to give these stars the credit they deserve, we’ve taken a look at 5 of the most underrated players in Gallagher Premiership history.

1. Ed Slater (Leicester & Gloucester)

He was desperately unlucky not to win a full cap for England during a successful period at Welford Road, where he was called up five times. When Tigers let him go to Gloucester in order to sign Jonny May, it was actually the Cherry & Whites who got the better of the deal. He brought real experience and an abrasive edge up front to the Gloucester pack in his first season, making 26 appearances and skippering the side on a number of occasions. Slater has continued that contribution ever since.

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