The rugby people who made us extra proud of our sport in 2021 - Ruck

The rugby people who made us extra proud of our sport in 2021

With amazing history, legendary stories and brilliant players to boast about, it’s hard not to be proud of rugby union.

But most of us know that’s it’s the brilliant people that make this sport what it is.

Here are just a few of the fantastic people who have made us proud of our sport over the course of the year.

#1. Kevin Sinfield

Leicester Tigers coach Kevin Sinfield raised £2.7m for charity after completing a 101-mile run in 24 hours in November.

The funds went towards a new care home in the name of Sinfield’s former Leeds team-mate and great friend Rob Burrow, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in December 2019.

The sight of Sinfield making a beeline for Burrow as he arrived at the finish line was poignant, to say the least.

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