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Top five current Rugby players of the world


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.

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Victor Matfield

Victor Matfield

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.


Sergio Parisse

Sergio Parisse scores a try 20/9/2011

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.


Dan Carter

Dan Carter

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

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.


Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw

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.