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Famous Male Rugby Players

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List of famous male rugby players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male rugby players list contains the most prominent and top males known for being rugby players. There are thousand of males working as rugby players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic rugby players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a rugby player then the people below should give you inspiration.

List people include Shaune Corrigan, Isaia Toeava and many additional people as well.

While this isn't a list of all male rugby players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male rugby players?" and "Who are the best male rugby players?"
  • Nathan Sharpe
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    Nathan Sharpe (born 26 February 1978) 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 captain. His usual position was lock.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 42
    • Birthplace: Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • Adam Ashley-Cooper (born 27 March 1984 in Sydney) is an Australian rugby union player. He plays for Kobelco Steelers in the Japanese Top League and has won 116 caps for Australia, the third most of any Australia player. He is nicknamed Mr Versatile. ... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
  • Sione 'Utukiveisini Tatafu Polota-Nau (born 26 July 1985) is an Australian rugby union player who plays for Leicester Tigers in England's Premiership Rugby. He joined the club in December 2017.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
  • Benn Robinson (born 19 July 1984, in Sydney) is a former 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.He retired from rugby in June 2016 after suffering a serious eye injury, having made 72 test match and 151 Super Rugby appearances.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia