Fastest rugby players in the world over 100m: 1 – Sbu Nkosi (10.59sec, South Africa) 2 – Cheslin Kolbe (10.7s, South Africa) 3 – Jonny May (10.71s, England) 4 – Louis Rees-Zammit (11.1s, Wales and B&I Lions) 5 – Anthony Watson (11.2s, England and B&I Lions) Jun 28, 2021
1. Andrew Porter – Ireland. Lions contender Porter is poised to make a sizeable impact for Ireland moving forward. The 25-year-old Leinster tighthead, who has won 32 caps, is a huge carrier, massive in the scrum and is renowned for his freakish ability in the gym.Jun 27, 2021
For their part, props occupy the toughest and most punishing position in rugby and take a lot of hits during the course of a match. Whether you’re a hooker or a prop, going in for physical contact is all part of your job, which requires a lot of physical strength.
In addition to the future looking bright for rugby, there have already been players shifting from the sport to American football. However, it’s entirely possible, and if the NRFL takes off in North America then we can expect to see a lot more players switching sports.Oct 10, 2020
This means that rugby players have to have much more stamina, but it also means that football is open to stronger and bigger players with less natural endurance. Football players can be considerably bigger; in fact the heaviest football players are around 380 pounds, whilst rubgy players max out at around 280 pounds.