Ranking the most overrated rugby players in the world is always going to cause controversy.
Here, though, we take a look who fans, for various reasons, voted to be the games most overrated players.
It should be stated clearly that just because someone appears on this list does not mean they are not a fine rugby player.
All of the names here, in fact, are quality players. Some are among the best in the business. But each star hasn’t convinced everyone while others are victims of being overhyped.
THREE MOST OVERRATED RUGBY PLAYERS:
#3. Sebastien Chabal (France) – 22%
“The French forward is a player who jumps to mind.”
“His appearance was half his reputation. Whenever he was given the appropriate attention he folded.”
“Talented athlete who put in the odd big tackle but when push came to shove he always seemed to wilt away from the physical side of the game.”