"Sparked fear" - Jonny Wilkinson reveals the 5 rugby stars he 'hated' playing against - Ruck

“Sparked fear” – Jonny Wilkinson reveals the 5 rugby stars he ‘hated’ playing against

RUCK takes a look at who legendary Jonny Wilkinson has selected as the players he most hated playing against during his stellar career.

The legendary fly-half, who won a 97 caps for England and the British & Irish Lions between 1998 and 2011, went toe-to-toe with some of the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of boots during his stellar career.

DID YOU KNOW? Wilkinson followed Buddhist principles and teachings to help control his perfectionist tendencies, according to an interview he gave with The Times newspaper in 2009

#5. Jonah Lomu (New Zealand)

Lomu’s one of a kind and the impression he left on so many lives while playing for the All Blacks was vividly illustrated by the reaction to his death in November 2015.

WILKINSON SAID: “One of the most recognisable characters in World Rugby and a man who sparked fear in the eyes of opposition defences. The guy is quite a remarkable rugby legend and deserves to be so. No list would be complete without him.”

DID YOU KNOW? Lomu scored seven tries during the 1995 World Cup and added a further eight in 1999


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