JONATHAN JOSEPH (ET FINGERS)
Got his nickname while playing for the London Irish youth team because of his ability to grip the rugby ball one-handed during the game.
MARO ITOJE (THE PEARL)
Called ‘The Pearl’ by Saracens and England team-mates for a perceived preciousness to the sides he plays in.
HOW FAR WILL THEY GO?!
JOE MARLER (CROISSANT)
“Because the boys think I have a nose that looks like a French pastry.”
COURTNEY LAWES (CORPSE OR BIG GOOSE)
George North announced to the media the nicknames of his Northampton team-mate but not the reasons behind them. You can work out tipping the tape measure to 6ft 7in is behind Big Goose while Corpse is a play on his name.