Rugby in the United Kingdom is a great sport and has been played in the country for many years. Over those years, the sport has seen the rise of various talents that have grown to become legends in the country winning several club, international and individual titles. Some of the greatest players in the UK are:
Owen Andrew Farrell
Owen is a professional rugby player from England and plays the fly-half and the centre position. He was born in 1991 and is currently aged 28 years. He has been playing international matches for England since 2012, and in 2018, he became the national team captain. In 2012, 2016 and 2017 world rugby seasons, he was nominated for the player of the year award.
Martin Osborne Johnson is a retired professional rugby player who had an iconic career. His career spanned 16 seasons, and during his playing time, he was captain of Leicester and England. He was born in 1970 and is one of the best rugby players the United Kingdom has ever known. He used to play at the lock position and had 84 appearances for the English national team.
Jonathan Peter Wilkinson
He is commonly known as Jonny Wilkinson and was born in 1979. He is a retired rugby union player from England who started his career in 1997 and ended it in 2014. He played as a fly-half and turned out for Toulon and Newcastle Falcons. He is much remembered for scoring the drop goal that helped his team win the 2003 World Cup final.
Billy is an English professional rugby player who is currently playing for the Saracens. He was born in 1992 and plays as a number 8. During his senior career, he has also played for Wasps from 2011 to 2013 and later joined his current team. He has had 50 appearances for the senior national side.