Scott Barbour / Getty. Rugby is now a popular sports in the world, players get paid high salaries by the clubs. Steel, vision, leadership and unerring accuracy, he has the ability to bend a game in his side’s favour. Both rugby union and rugby league have their origins in the style of football played at Rugby School in England. More significantly, 3,000 players and 260 teams competed at nearby venues in North America's largest rugby competition, which means the popularity is trickling down to younger players.

Back in Australian rugby after a season with Wasps as one of the highest paid players in the Aviva Premiership, the enigmatic Wallaby has been one of the most exciting attacker players in Test rugby.

The Arabian Gulf rugby union team combined various teams from Arab countries in the Persian Gulf and competed in World Cup qualification. Pierre Spies (South Africa) Gallo Images / Getty. Whether it’s player load, head injury assessments or better conditions in emerging nations, our Players Council helps magnify our voice on the key issues facing … This often includes commercial and media terms for tournaments ranging from 15s and 7s, men’s and women’s and age-grade competitions. World Rugby's mission is "growing the global rugby family" In 2016, the total number of registered players increased from 2.82 million to 3.2 million while the total number of non-registered rugby players rose from 4.91 million to 5.3 million. Martin Johnson. 9 Ben Youngs (Leicester) He led his England national team to victory in the World Cup in 2003. Height: 6ft 5″ Weight: 275 lbs / 125kg.

International Rugby Players works with World Rugby and other governing bodies to ensure that player welfare is paramount when the tournament rules and regulations are being put in place. 2. Rugby, football game played with an oval ball by two teams of 15 players (in rugby union play) or 13 players (in rugby league play). Absolutely rucking gorgeous. International Rugby Players represents professional players across the globe on areas of importance to the game. The Arabian Gulf Rugby Union has now been dismantled and responsibility for the game devolved to each of the member nations, although the team may be revived in … 3. Can we be in the scrum with you?

The list is lead by the Japanese professional player (Ayumu Goromaru) who is currently playing for the club (Toulon) in France. A 2017 international rugby tournament in Las Vegas drew 80,000 fans over the three-day event. The one amongst the strongest rugby players in the world destroyed Australian front row almost single handedly.