All of the players on this list, whether it be on the grounds of their ability or achievements can be considered very unlucky to never be capped for England.
Players must be retired to qualify for the list.
Here are the top 5 players to never be capped by England:
1. RICHARD BIRKETT
The reliable lock was forced to retire with a neck injury at the age of 33. He played all of his professional rugby for Wasps, making his first of 259 appearances in 1999 and going on to win four Premiership titles and a Heineken Cup.