Person List of Famous Rugby Players

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List of famous rugby players, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top rugby players in the world? This includes the most prominent rugby players, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable rugby players is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic rugby players were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned rugby players.

Examples of people on this list: Ashley Graham, Rahul Bose and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known rugby players to the lesser known rugby players of today, these are some of the best professionals in the rugby player field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous rugby players ever?" and "What are the names of famous rugby players?" then you're in the right place. (1454 items)
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Nathan Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Nathan Sharpe is a retired professional Australian rugby union player. He began his rugby career at the Queensland Reds in 1999 before joining the newly-created Western Force in 2006, where he captained the club until his retirement in 2012. He played 116 test matches for Australia, including 20 as ...more

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Age: 37

Birthplace: Wagga Wagga, Australia

Profession: Rugby Player

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Adam Ashley-Cooper is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Adam Ashley-Cooper is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for Australia, and for the NSW Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition. ...more

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Age: 31

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Profession: Rugby Player

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Tatafu Polota-Nau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Tatafu Polota-Nau is an Australian rugby union player. ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Profession: Rugby Player

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Benn Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Benn Robinson is an Australian professional rugby union footballer. He plays as a loosehead prop for the New South Wales Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition, and for Australia in international matches. ...more

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Age: 31

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Profession: Rugby Player

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Kurtley Beale is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Kurtley Beale is an Australian professional rugby union football player of Aboriginal descent. He plays for the New South Wales Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition and represents Australia in international matches. He mainly plays at inside centre or fly-half but can also play at or fullback or ...more

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Age: 26

Birthplace: Blacktown, Australia

Profession: Rugby Player

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Berrick Barnes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Berrick Barnes is an Australian professional rugby union footballer. His usual position is fly-half or inside centre. He is currently signed with Japanese Top League club Panasonic Wild Knights, but previously played in the Super Rugby competition with the NSW Waratahs and Queensland Reds. He also ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Profession: Rugby Player

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Digby Ioane is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Digby Ioane is an Australian professional rugby union footballer playing for the Stade Fran├žais Paris club in the Top 14 competition. He previously played for the Western Force and Queensland Reds in the Super Rugby competition, and for the Wallabies. ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Profession: Rugby Player

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Scott Higginbotham is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Rugby Players
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Scott Higginbotham is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for and currently captains the Melbourne Rebels in the international Super Rugby competition. He plays Flanker and No. 8. ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: Perth, Australia

Profession: Rugby Player

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