"No Alun Wyn Jones" - Ben Youngs names his Top 10 Six Nations players of all-time - Ruck

“No Alun Wyn Jones” – Ben Youngs names his Top 10 Six Nations players of all-time

In their latest episode of the ‘For The Love Of Rugby’ podcast, Dan Cole and Ben Youngs delved into the rich history of the Six Nations, handpicking the top 10 players from the era of six teams.

Tasked with the formidable challenge, Dan left Ben to face the music – here’s how he fared:

Johnny Sexton: Renowned Irish rugby fly-half known for his exceptional kicking accuracy and leadership. A key figure for both Leinster and the national team, Sexton’s tactical prowess and game management have earned him numerous accolades, including multiple Six Nations titles and a British & Irish Lions series win.

Jonathan Sexton, Captain of Ireland looks dejected during the Guinness Six Nations Match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham, London on February 23. – PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK

Sam Warburton: Former Wales and British & Irish Lions captain celebrated for his tenacity and versatility in the back row. Regarded as one of the finest flankers of his generation, Warburton’s leadership and commitment to the game saw him lead Wales to Grand Slam victories and Lions series triumphs.

CARDIFF, WALES – MARCH 14: Wales captain Sam Warburton celebrates after the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Ireland at Millennium Stadium on March 14, 2015 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Sergio Parisse: Italian rugby legend revered for his skillful play and enduring commitment to the game. As one of Italy’s most capped players, Parisse’s influence spans decades, showcasing remarkable athleticism and leadership as a formidable presence in both club and international rugby.