Rugby star features in Piers Morgan’s Top 10 greatest English sportsmen

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has selected his 10 top English sportsman of all-time.

The 55-year-old, who was responding to a list from popular sports journalist Henry Winter, included a variety of characters from a range of different sports from darts to rugby.

Here are Piers Morgan’s 10 top English sportsmen:

  • Sir Ian Botham (Cricket)
  • Lennox Lewis (Boxing)
  • Lewis Hamilton (Formula One)
  • Sir Steve Redgrave (Rowing)
  • Paul Gascoigne (Football)
  • Daley Thompson (Decathlon)
  • Sir Mo Farah (Running)
  • Phil Taylor (Darts)
  • Sir Nick Faldo (Golf)
  • Martin Johnson (Rugby)


Piers Morgan has selected his all-time British & Irish Lions XV

Morgan has picked his all-time British & Irish Lions XV – an said that it’s impossible to argue with his selection.

Loosehead-prop: Jason Leonard (England)

Hooker: Keith Wood (Ireland)

Tighthead-prop: Fran Cotton (England)

Lock: Martin Johnson (England)

Lock: Willie John McBride (Ireland)


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