'The next Jonny Wilkinson' - 5 English players who never fulfilled their HUGE potential | Ruck

‘The next Jonny Wilkinson’ – 5 English players who never fulfilled their HUGE potential

This list has a total of 32 England total caps combined. Dan Cole, Toby Flood and Tom Wood all have more caps individually than these five stars won combined.

#1. Sam Burgess (Five caps)

 A scapegoat, a quitter, both – or neither? His infamous stint in rugby union may not have been entirely his fault, perhaps, but despite the fanfare and the money, one of the best players in league lasted less than a year in union.

The video below makes it seem as though Burgess was some kind of Rugby Union god, but we can confirm that this was far from reality!

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