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“Owen Farrell 29th” – The 30 best rugby players in the world have been ranked

#25. Duhan van der Merwe (Scotland)

A powerhouse winger, van der Merwe’s size and speed make him a lethal attacking threat. His ability to break tackles and finish tries, combined with his strong defensive efforts, adds a dynamic edge to Scotland’s backline.

#24. Finn Russell (Scotland)

A creative playmaker at fly-half, Russell’s flair and innovative decision-making set him apart. His precise passing and daring attacking kicks often unlock opportunities for Scotland. His presence ensures an unpredictable and exciting dimension to the team’s game.

#23. Gael Fickou (France)

Fickou’s versatility shines as he adeptly switches between center and wing. His elusive running and deft handling make him a key distributor, while his defensive tenacity fortifies France’s backline. A well-rounded player with a significant impact.

#21. Marika Koroibete (Australia)

A speedster on the wing, Koroibete’s blistering pace and strong ball-carrying abilities pose constant threats to opponents. His try-scoring prowess and exceptional work ethic make him an essential component of Australia’s attacking strategies.

#21. Cheslin Kolbe (South Africa)

Kolbe’s electrifying footwork and agility have earned him recognition as a world-class winger. Despite his smaller stature, he excels in evading defenders and creating scoring opportunities. His ability to turn defense into attack adds a unique flair to the Springboks’ game.

#20. Frans Malherbe (South Africa)

A dominant tighthead prop, Malherbe’s scrummaging proficiency is unmatched. His strength in the set piece provides a solid foundation for the Springboks’ forward efforts. A stalwart in the front row, he contributes significantly to South Africa’s forward dominance.