Maro Itoje facts: 12 things you didn’t know... - Page 3 of 3 - Ruck

Maro Itoje facts: 12 things you didn’t know…

9. Lions

The youngest British & Irish Lion in the 2017 touring party, Maro Itoje defied his age to appear in all three Test matches of an historic drawn series against the All Blacks.

10. Brother

His brother Jeremy was a talented forward who played for semi-professional outfit Loughborough Students.

11. Dating

The current England star writes poetry in his free time and tried his hand at modelling too. Maro starred alongside Amelia Windsor, cousin of Prince Harry, on a sports luxe-themed Tatler shoot for their October 2018 issue. Rumours in the press followed that the pair had begun dating, but this was never confirmed or denied by the second-row.

12. Feminist

He describes himself as a “liberal feminist” and tweeted his disapproval of the Daily Mail’s “Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it!” front page (“Sexism of the highest order”).