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The Top 5 Fastest Players In World Rugby Right Now – Including Two Lions

The fastest rugby players in the world this year have been revealed, with two British & Irish Lions making the top five.

Over the years, we have seen many players mesmerize crowds with their breathtaking pace, both with and without the ball. This has made them able to beat opponents in one-on-one situations.

You can view the list in full below.

#5. ANTHONY WATSON – England – 11.2 SECONDS (100m)

  • Current age 27
  • Major teams Bath Rugby, British and Irish Lions, England Saxons, England Under-20s, London Irish, England
  • Position Fullback, Wing
  • Height 6 ft 2 in
  • Weight 205 lb

Once ran a 100 metres in 11.2 seconds at a school sports day and his raw pace saw the 21-year-old have a trial for Premier League giants Chelsea. Helped England Under-20s beat Wales in the final of the 2013 Junior World Cup before making the step up to the Test side.

DID YOU KNOW? Watson played for England in the 2011 under 20s 6 Nations Championship at the age of 17

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