7. Fox – Jonathan Davies
With his parents having run the Fox & Hounds pub in Bancyfelin, Wales centre Jonathan Davies was destined to be known as Fox. Inevitably, his younger brother James is the Cub!
8. 36 – Billy Twelvetrees
Twelvetrees started his career English giants Leicester and it was not long before he was ‘christened’ by their Ireland fullback Geordan Murphy.
“What do twelve trees [threes] make?” said Leicester captain Murphy in his broadest Irish accent. “It’s simple, 36.”
9. Sheriff – Ken Owens
In a nod to his grandfather having been mayor of Carmarthen and council chairman, Scarlets hooker Ken Owens is The Sheriff. Also known as Cannonball Ken for his ball carrying.