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Rugby Physiques: 12 of the Biggest Beasts in Rugby

5. Sergio Parisse 

Parisse embodies everything positive about Italian rugby. He is 6ft 4in, ripped to the hills and hits his opposite number like a train.


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6. James Haskell

The flanker is an English professional Rugby Union player who currently plays for Northampton Saints. He is a gym rat whose workouts can be found on the web and Youtube. He benches over 400lbs and does not skip leg day either.

7.Eben Etzebeth

At 6ft 8 and 280lbs, Eben Etzebeth must scare the sh*t out of his own family. This rugby player is still just 26, but is such a tank he had to have custom made dumbbells (source) specially made for him, because the 65kg (145lb) ones were, and I quote, ‘too light’.

8. Manu Tuilagi

According to this article, Manu Tuilagi also has a neck measuring over 20 inches and has to get his shirts custom made by the squad leaders. He runs the 100m sub 12 seconds and he also benches about 200kg for reps. I don’t even want to guess what he squats…