WORLD XV: McGrath, Moody, Vunipola? Who is the world’s best loose-head prop?

Continuing on in our World XV series, this time we name our four best loosehead props in rugby right now and get you to vote.

They can push the most weight around in the gym, make the biggest dents in the tackle bags and are generally best avoided when it comes to drinking contests and practical jokes.


WORLD XV FRONT-ROW


The denizens of the front row put their heads in places no other player would dream of putting his feet, and they are the men who provide the platform for the rest of the team to perform.

You can skip to the poll HERE or scroll through the contenders before making an informed decision.

1. Tendai Mtawarira – South Africa

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The man they call The Beast matches awesome scrummaging strength with hurtful ball-carrying ability.

Mtawarira has been the first-choice loosehead since making his debut against Wales in 2008 and at still only 32 years old, could well be in line for 100 caps (currently on 92), no mean feat in the harsh environs of international front rows.

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