The 5 Greatest England Rugby Players Have Been Ranked

Here are the five greatest England rugby players to have worn the famous England shirt since the game turned professional in the late 1990’s, according to a poll of close to 200,000 fans.

Stars who just missed out on the top five include 2003 World Cup winners Lawrence Dallaglio and Jason Leonard while current skipper Owen Farrell also wasn’t far away.

Posted below are the 5 greatest England rugby players of the professional era, according to fans.

5. Jason Robinson – 5% of the vote

Known as Billy Whizz, this former rugby league star proved a hugely successful convert to Union. A lethal runner from full-back or wing, he was a nightmare to mark in one-on-one situations. Had a knack of scoring memorable tries on the big stage.

DID YOU KNOW? The trailblazer was England’s first black captain

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