Most capped rugby players XV: Alun Wyn Jones surpasses Richie McCaw’s world record… - Ruck

Most capped rugby players XV: Alun Wyn Jones surpasses Richie McCaw’s world record…

Alun Wyn Jones will make his 149th appearance for Wales on Saturday, surpassing Richie McCaw’s record of 148 appearances for New Zealand.

It will be his 139th international for Wales to go alongside nine Tests for the British and Irish Lions over three tours of South Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

Below are the 15 men who would run out if we were to name a most capped side…

MOST CAPPED RUGBY PLAYERS: 

BACK-THREE:

  • 15. Chris Paterson – Scotland (109 caps) 
  • 14. Adam Ashley-Cooper – Australia (121 caps)
  • 11. Bryan Habana – South Africa (124 caps)

CENTRES:

  • 13. Brian O’Driscoll – Ireland (133 caps)
  • 12. Ma’a Nonu – New Zealand (103 caps)

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