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‘Overdoes the theatricality’ – Stuart Hogg included in list of five worst divers in rugby union


The subject of diving in rugby union has always been a subject of debate and Scotland fullback famously found himself getting a serious telling off from Nigel Owens during the 2015 World Cup.

As per Scrum Recap, these are the games slyest of hounds.

#5. Stuart Hogg

What they said: “He often overdoes the theatricality to the extent that not even the officials will give him a second look.

“Look back to the South Africa vs Scotland game a couple years back when he flung himself into the ‘Beast’ just to be laughed off by players and fans around him.”

Our verdict: Nobody will forget that infamous telling off he got from Nigel Owens against South Africa during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

As the old saying goes, mud sticks., but it’s not a reputation he deserves.

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