Sir Ian McGeechan leaves Bryan Habana and OUT of his top 5 rugby wingers - Ruck

Sir Ian McGeechan leaves Bryan Habana and OUT of his top 5 rugby wingers


British & Irish legend and respected rugby scribe Sir Ian McGeechan has ranked the greatest wingers to have ever graced the game
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Wales legend Shane Williams and Springbok flier Bryan habana both missed out on the top five, being placed ninth and seventh respectively. Check out his top five below.

5. Jason Robinson (England)

  • Major teams: British and Irish Lions, England
  • Test caps: 56
  • Test tries: 30

McGeechan said: “He made such an impact on the game when moving from rugby league. He had dazzling feet that meant he so often beat the first defender and, like most top wingers, you could play off him as well as him being such a devastating finisher.”

DID YOU KNOW? Robinson is nicknamed ‘Billy Whizz‘ after a character in the British comic The Beano, who is an extremely fast runner

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