Joe Marler has a brilliant section of his new autobiography, ‘Loose Head: Confessions of an (un)professional rugby player‘, detailing some of his favourite nicknames given to teammates.
To find out how the full story behind the nicknames, you can buy Marler’s new book here.
1. Joe Launchbury (Slosh, Sloshbucket, or Biscuit)
“He has the biggest arse in world rugby – and was forever knocking things over.”
2. James Haskell (The Unflushable Turd, Rig City)
“Despite being embroiled in a number of off-the-pitch controversies over the years and falling foul of various regimes, the unflushable turd has repeatedly bounced back.”