For some players, it is inevitable that Six Nations 2021 will be their last Championship campaign as age finally gets the better of them. But who makes the list of the top five oldest stars…
World Rugby recently put together their Six Nations Golden Oldies XV with these five topping the age charts.
5. ALESSANDRO ZANNI (ITALY)
The versatile forward made his Six Nations swansong this time last year in Italy’s defeat to Scotland in Rome, aged 36 years and 22 days. One of eight Azzurri players to win a century of caps for his country.