Sir Ian McGeechan ranks the three best youngsters in world rugby - Ruck

Sir Ian McGeechan ranks the three best youngsters in world rugby

England and Harlequins gem Marcus Smith has been ranked as one of the top youngsters in the world by legendary coach Sir Ian McGeechan.

#3. Caelan Doris, 22, Ireland

McGeechan said: “Another one off the Leinster independent schools production line (Blackrock College) and one of the standout No 8s in last season’s Champions Cup. He would have been a Lion if not for injury setbacks.”

“It is one thing coming through so young, but another to do it at Leinster, where the competition is so fierce. His ball-carrying, physicality and handling mark him out as a special talent.

“I would expect him to go on to win many Ireland caps.”

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