When a game which is played for years and it has been played by not less than five continents and a region, then fans are always eager to know that which are those top players who currently are playing this game. The game of rugby is no different. Sportycious has highlighted five of such current players who are ruling the game of Rugby as of now.
Just take a note before you start knowing about those top five that we have gone through few Rugby loving websites and then have made our own rankings, hence similarities are bound to be the case.
Facts: Current Age: 37 | Position: Second Row | Country: South Africa | Franchise: Blue Bulls
Former Captain of Springboks and considered to be the best locks in the world currently. He is best at stealing the lionout balls and can cover the ground more than any other Rugby Union player currently.
Facts: Current Age: 30 | Position: No 8 | Country: Italy | Club: Stade François
Sergio Parisse has a great ability to handle and can have greater positional sense in the lineout and can get across the gainline makes him one of the best number 8s in the current Rugby Union teams.
Facts: Current Age: 32 | Position: Fly-Half | Country: New Zealand | Club: Canterbury, Perpignan
Currently Dan Carter is the highest scoring player in International Rugby. He is regarded as one of the most precious talents of the Rugby Union currently. He has the pace and power to show the world how good he is on the Rugby field.
Juan Martin Hernandez
Facts: Current Age: 32 | Position: Fly-Half | Country: Argentina | Club: Racing Metro
Juan Martin Hernandez is a mainstay of the current Argentinean team. He has the ability to kick the ball to the entire length of the field is just amazing. He can attack the target as well as defending his channels with the equal effectiveness.
Facts: Current Age: 33 | Position: Openside flanker | Team: New Zealand | Franchise: Crusaders/Canterbury
The big and giant Richie McCaw is currently the captain of the All Blacks team. He can bosh and bash and lithe and quick at the same time. So much skillful he is that he is part of one of the best Rugby Union sides of the world. Yes, he is definitely No. 1 right now.