2=. Martin Bayfield (210cm, 6ft 9in)
The 208 cm (6 ft 10in) tall Bayfield made his England debut in 1991, and would accumulate 34 caps along with three for the British & Irish Lions. Following his retirement, the lock dabbled in acting before becoming a well respected presenter on BT Sport and ITV.
2=. Devin Toner (210cm, 6ft 9in)
The tallest player currently playing and one who Ireland coach Joe Schmidt relied on to ease the burden of Paul O’Connell’s retirement from international rugby. 6’10” Toner has been a consistent performer for Ireland and for Leinster over the span of his career..