Speed is key in modern rugby.
Whether it be defenders recovering to win a last-ditch tackle or attackers hitting teams on the counter, we are constantly told that ‘there is no substitute for pace’.
Check out the top five from the Gallagher Premiership below, according to their top speed during the 2020/21 season so far
Jonny May, previously the fastest player in the Gallagher Premiership has revealed how a teammate left him for dust when the pair raced each other in training.
Check out the leagues five fastest player.