The Press Association news agency has named a controversial list of 10 of the finest players to have played for England sown the years.
There is no room for the likes of Bill Beaumont, Richard Hill or Jason Leonard.
Wavell Wakefield (1920-27, 31 caps)
An inspirational captain who led England to back-to-back Grand Slams in 1923 and 1924.”
David Duckham (1969-76, 39 caps)
“For all the mediocrity around him, the dashing Coventry wing was fast and elusive with a devastating side-step and hand-off.”
Peter Winterbottom (1982-93, 58 caps)
“One of the few genuine opensides produced on these shores with only Neil Back and the emerging Tom Curry rivalling his skills in the position.”