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13 Rugby players who are farmers: Sean O’Brien, the Youngs & more

We love our rugby stars but we seem to love them even more if they enjoy a spot of farming on the side.

So today we’re celebrating the great farmers of the sport.

15 of them in fact. Let us know of anyone else who deserves a mention:


1.  Sean O’Brien

Let’s get the obvious one out of the way. The Leinster, Ireland and Lions Flanker is a keen farmer in his hometown of Carlow and often posts updates of his farm on his Instagram.

Ready to bale! Balin balin hay hay

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2. Colin Meads

Vere and his wife raised their five children on a sheep farm near Te Kuiti. Meads credits the farming lifestyle for his strong physique and high level of fitness during his days as an All Black.

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