The Best Rugby Union Players Of All Time Athletes
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The Best Rugby Union Players Of All Time

List Criteria: Any players to have played the game at Test match level.

Given the changes in the game and the changes between amateur and professional era's, there will be a lot of debate on this one. Taking everything in consideration, which players of yore and stars of the modern game would you put in your run-on 15?

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    Oamaru, New Zealand

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    JPR Williams

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    Auckland, New Zealand

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    Waiuku, New Zealand

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    Auckland, New Zealand

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    Leeston, New Zealand

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    Port Elizabeth, South Africa

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    Andrew Mehrtens Durban, South Africa

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    Walvis Bay, Namibia

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    Vereeniging, South Africa

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    Lusaka, Zambia

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    George Smith

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    added by JBroughton Brisbane, Australia

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    Polokwane, Limpopo, South Africa

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    Willie-John McBride

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    Clontarf, Dublin, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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    Solihull, United Kingdom

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    Frimley, United Kingdom

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    Os du Randt Elliot, Eastern Cape

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    Naas Botha

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    John Smith

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    Pretoria, South Africa

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    Carel du Plessis

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