51. Major League Rugby Best Players of All Time

John Rizzo

Major League Rugby (MLR) is a professional rugby union competition that is the premier championship for clubs in North America. MLR was officially sanctioned by USA Rugby — a member union of Rugby Americas North (RAN) — and is part of World Rugby. The league was founded in 2018 and currently consists of thirteen teams from the US and one from Canada.

The 2022 season is set to be the most exciting yet, with all the teams having the opportunity to showcase their skills and compete for the championship title. With a growing fan base, MLR is sure to be an exciting and entertaining league for spectators and participants alike.

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1. Sam Windsor

Sam Windsor Career

  • 2008, 2013–14: Queanbeyan Whites
  • 2009: Eastern Suburbs
  • 2010–2012: Blackheath
  • 2014: NSW Country Eagles
  • 2018-2021: Houston SaberCats
  • 2022: Rugby New York

Sam Windsor is a fly-half who has played for Queanbeyan Whites and Eastern Suburbs in the Australian Rugby Union. He made his senior debut for the Wallabies in 2013, against Argentina.

In total, he has played 38 Tests and scored 655 points – making him Australia's third-highest point scorer of all time behind only George Smith and Stephen Larkham. 

As well as representing Australia on rugby union soil, Windsor also plays club rugby for Blackheath RFC in London, England.

He is married to former model Rachael Finch and they have two children together Windsor is a professional rugby player who has played for the Houston SaberCats in the United States. Windsor made his debut for Ulster in 2015 and has since been a regular member of their squad. 

He has also represented New Zealand at the senior level, playing nine times between 2014 and 2018 including at the 2017 World Cup where they reached the quarter-finals.

In 2019, he signed with New South Wales Country Eagles ahead of their inaugural season in the Australian Rugby Union competition. Sam is originally from Dunedin in Otago but now resides near Sydney with his wife and two young children.

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2. Bryce Campbell

Bryce Campbell Career

  • 2014–2017: Indiana
  • 2017–2018: Glendale Raptors
  • 2018–2020: London Irish
  • 2021–2022: Austin Gilgronis
  • 2022-: Chicago Hounds
  • 2016–2017: USA Selects
  • 2016–: United States

Bryce Campbell is a rugby union player who has represented Indiana University in the past and currently plays for Glendale Raptors. Bryce Campbell is an athletic center who can play both sides of the scrum and also provide some creative ball handling.

Bryce Campbell has been playing rugby since he was young, and his hard work and dedication have paid off as he now represents one of the top teams in America. 

Despite being relatively new to professional-level rugby, Bryce Campbell has made a name for himself with Glendale Raptors over the past two seasons, scoring many points along the way.

With his athleticism, strength and skillset, Bryce Campbell will be looking to build on his current success when he joins up with Indiana again next season Bryce Campbell is a professional rugby player who currently plays for London Irish. 

Bryce was born in the US but moved to England as a child and developed his rugby skills there. He made his international debut for the USA Selects in 2016 and has since played for them at various junior-level tournaments.

In 2018, he signed with Premiership side, Harlequins, on a two-year contract and became their first American player ever to join their squad. Bryce is known for his speed and athleticism which make him an effective runner or ball carrier.

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3. Isaac Ross

Isaac Ross Career

  • 2006–2010: Canterbury
  • 2007–2010: Crusaders
  • 2008: Highlanders
  • 2011: Chiefs
  • 2011–2020: NTT Shining Arcs
  • 2020: Tasman
  • 2021: Austin Gilgronis

Isaac Ross is a New Zealand international rugby union player representing his country at 2007, 2011, and 2015 Rugby World Cups. 

He made his test debut for the All Blacks in 2003 against Wales and went on to play 79 tests before retiring from international rugby in 2016.

After retirement from international rugby, Isaac Ross moved into coaching with Auckland outfit North Harbour and was appointed head coach of Tasman province in 2018. 

Isaac Ross is married to Australian netballer Steph Hancock and they have two sons together - Max (born 2009) and Brayden (born 2013).

In 2019, he was announced as the new head coach of Austin Gilgronis RFC in San Francisco after previously coaching them during their inaugural season in 2017-18 Isaac Ross is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays for the Crusaders in Super Rugby. 

He made his debut for the Crusaders in 2009 and has since become a regular starter, playing 53 games over six seasons.

In 2016, he was named captain of the side ahead of the playoffs that saw them reach their third consecutive Final. Outside of rugby, Ross is an economics student at Canterbury University and also played basketball for their team before dropping out due to injury. 

He represented Māori All Blacks on both provincial and national levels and was part of the squad that competed in Europe this year and made appearances against Tonga and Samoa.

4. Frank Halai


Frank Halai Career

  • 2010–2011: Waikato
  • 2012–2015: Counties Manukau
  • 2013–2015: Blues
  • 2015–2017: Wasps
  • 2017–2019: Pau
  • 2020-2021: Austin Gilgronis
  • 2013: New Zealand
  • 2013–2014; Barbarian F.C.
  • 2014: New Zealand Barbarians
  • 2011–2012: New Zealand

Frank Halai is a wing who has represented both Waikato and Counties Manukau in the New Zealand rugby union system. He made his debut for the Waikato Blues in 2012, before joining Wasps in 2015.

In total, he has played 41 matches for Wasps since making his debut, scoring 70 points during that time. His most recent appearance was as a replacement against Northampton Saints on 18 December 2017.

Frank Halai is currently contracted to play with Austin Gilgronis' side, the Austin Blacks, until 2020 Frank Halai is a powerful, destructive player for the Blues. He has been with the club since its inception in 2013 and has quickly become one of its most important players.

His speed and aggression on the field make him difficult to stop, but he can also score goals from anywhere on the pitch.

Halai is still young, so there's plenty of room for him to grow both as a player and person within rugby league; he could be an integral part of New Zealand's future success-both domestically and internationally.

5. Ryan Louwrens

Melbourne Rebels

Ryan Louwrens Career

  • 2015–2016: Perth Spirit
  • 2018–2021: Kintetsu Liners
  • 2022: Austin Gilgronis
  • 2014–2017: Western Force
  • 2020: Melbourne Rebels
  • 2022–: Melbourne Rebels

Ryan Louwrens was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1991. He attended Churchlands High School in Perth and played rugby union for Kintetsu Liners and Austin Gilgronis during his senior career.

Ryan has represented Australia at the Under 20 level and won a silver medal at the 2015 World Rugby U20 Championship. In 2018, he rejoined Perth Spirit after two seasons with Kintetsu Liners where he made 18 appearances for the club.

Ryan Louwrens is a South African rugby union player, who most recently played for the Australian Waratahs in Super Rugby. He has represented his country at both junior and senior levels, making his debut in 2014 against Zimbabwe. 

In 2018 he was included in the Springboks squad for their tour of Argentina but did not feature in any games due to injury.

Following that season he signed with English side Gloucester until 2021. Ryan Louwrens is a powerful forward who likes to run hard into contact; this style of play has seen him score many tries over the years at the club and international levels alike.

He is known as one of the hardest workers on the field and brings an enormous amount of physicality to each game he plays – something which will be crucial if Gloucester is to make it past Round 1 of the Premiership next season.

Although born and raised in Cape Town, Ryan Louwrens now calls Sydney home with his wife and three young daughters.

His long-term goal is to represent South Africa again at the full international level once he retires from professional rugby league.

6. Jamie Mackintosh


Jamie Mackintosh Career

  • 2015–2016: Montpellier
  • 2016: Ohio Aviators
  • 2016–19: Pau
  • 2020-: Austin Gilgronis
  • 2004–2015: Southland
  • 2020-: Otago
  • 2007–2013: Highlanders
  • 2014–2015: Chiefs
  • 2005–2006: New Zealand Colts
  • 2008-2009: New Zealand
  • 2015-2018: Barbarian F.C.

Jamie Mackintosh is a prop who has played for the New Zealand national team on numerous occasions. He made his international debut in 2007 and has since gone on to play 83 times for the All Blacks, scoring 15 tries.

Jamie Mackintosh also played for Ohio Aviators in the USA Pro Rugby competition before joining Montpellier this season.

Jamie Mackintosh is known as one of the most powerful props in world rugby and his ability to break through opposition defenses is unrivaled.

His hard work off the pitch has seen him become an advocate for mental health awareness among sportsmen and women, which he discusses regularly with media outlets around the world.

In 2013, Jamie Mackintosh married Australian golfer Karrie Webb, with whom he shares two children Jamie Mackintosh is a professional rugby player who plays for the Southland Stags in New Zealand.

Jamie Mackintosh was born on 22nd October 1991 in Invercargill, New Zealand. Jamie Mackintosh attended Lincoln High School where he played for the school's First XV and represented Otago at the provincial level. 

After graduating from high school, Jamie Mackintosh signed with the Southland Stags of New Zealand's Mitre 10 Cup competition and made his debut against Tasman on 26th July 2009 at Rotorua International Stadium.

In 2013, Jamie Macintyre was named as one of two vice-captains for the Southland side which competed in their first-ever season in The National Provincial Championship (NPC). 

That same year, MacIntosh also featured prominently for Southland during their run to the NPC semifinal stage before eventually losing out to Canterbury by 28 points – an eventual playoff runner in the position that saw them earn promotion back to The ITM Cup Premiership Competition.

Jamie MacIntosh score his first try since making his senior début during a 41–20 victory over Counties Manukau at Trustpower Park; followed closely behind by another brace of tries against Taranaki, helping secure a 29–16 win over their cross-town rivals. 

JamieMacintisky as he helped lead SOUTHLAND to third place overall and qualification into next year’s Super Rugby Qualifier tournament - ultimately resulting in him being selected onto The All Blacks’ bench twice throughout the course of the regular season.

7. Sam Harris

Sam Harris

Sam Harris is a New Zealand rugby league player who played for the Auckland Warriors in the National Rugby League. He was born in 1980 and started playing rugby league during his school days.

After playing for Auckland's junior side, he made his first-grade debut for the Warriors in 2000 and has since played over 100 games for them. 

In 2004, Sam Harris was selected to represent New Zealand at the international level and he has since played 13 tests and scored five tries, including one against Australia in 2007 which helped seal victory for the Kiwis that year.

Since retiring from professional rugby league in 2009, Sam Harris has focused on various other pursuits such as writing books and making television appearances Sam Harris currently resides with his wife. 

Aliza Flood in Sydney where they have two children Sam Harris is a rugby union player who has represented Australia at the international level. He played for the City NSW side from 2001-2002 and then represented NSW Waratahs between 2007-2008, 2008/2009 and 2010.

His notable achievements include being named in the Wallabies squad for their tour of Europe in 2009 and scoring a try on his debut against Scotland that same year. 

Sam Harris retired from professional rugby after playing two seasons with Sydney club Randwick Rams Rugby Union Club before returning to play for Country Rugby Union side North Eastern Riverina Rebels in 2017 where he currently plays out his final season as Centre.

8. Ben Mitchell

Ben Mitchell was born in Nottingham, UK on 6 April 1994. He attended Midleton College in Ireland before enrolling at University College Cork in Ireland to study rugby union.

Ben Mitchell made his professional rugby union debut for Youghal RFC during the 2016 season and has since represented Seattle Seawolves in Major League Rugby (MLR). Ben Mitchell is a lock who typically plays as part of the first-five side and is renowned for his strength and aggression on the field.

Ben Mitchell currently holds the record for most points scored by an Irish player in MLR with 97 points from 30 appearances so far during his career. 

In addition to playing professionally, Ben also works as a personal trainer off-field and enjoys spending time with family and friends outside of rugby matches or training sessions Ben Mitchell is a rugby player who has represented both Midleton College and University College Cork RFC.

In 2018, Ben Mitchell was part of the Austin Elite squad which won the USA Selects championship in Florida. Ben Mitchell also played for San Diego Legion in the inaugural season of Major League Rugby (MLR). 

At present, Ben Mitchell is contracted to play for Seattle Seawolves in MLR's second season. Having made his debut at just 18 years old, Ben Mitchell looks set to continue his impressive rugby career into his thirties.

9. Lachlan McCaffrey

Western Force

Lachlan McCaffrey Career

  • 2014–2015: London Welsh
  • 2015–2017: Leicester Tigers
  • 2020–2021: Kyuden Voltex
  • 2021–: Austin Gilgronis
  • 2010: Waratahs
  • 2012–13: Force
  • 2014: Brumbies
  • 2018–2020: Brumbies
  • 2010: Australia U20

Lachlan McCaffrey is a rugby union player who has played for Leicester Tigers and Kyuden Voltex in the English Premiership. He was born in Sydney, Australia and attended Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview where he excelled at Rugby Union.

After playing club-level rugby with Leicester Tigers and Kyuden Voltex, Lachlan made his senior debut for London Welsh in the 2018-19 season. In 2020, he signed with fellow PRO14 side Leicester Tigers ahead of their return to European competition after finishing as runners-up in England’s Top 14 league that year.

McCaffrey is an aggressive flanker who excels at attacking close-range opportunities and can also be quite destructive when running onto ball carriers deep within the enemy territory or out wide on the flanks; making him very dangerous both offloading from hand or carrying the ball himself into contact with defenders waiting to make tackles.

With 47 appearances across 3 seasons (2018-2021), Lachlan has established himself as one of the most highly decorated players currently plying his trade in Europe’s professional leagues - looking forward to adding even more silverware to his collection during future campaigns. 

Lachlan McCaffrey is a talented rugby player who has represented Australia at the international level.

He first came to prominence in the Super Rugby competition, playing for the Waratahs and Force. In 2018–20 he moved to the Brumbies, where he started playing more regularly as they made their way up through the standings. 

As of August 2021, Lachlan McCaffrey had scored 34 points in 9 appearances for the Brumbies - an impressive tally for any player.

10. Matt Giteau

Matt Giteau Career

  • 2011–2017: Toulon
  • 2017–2020: Suntory Sungoliath
  • 2021-2022: LA Giltinis
  • 2001–2006: Brumbies
  • 2007–2009: Western Force
  • 2010–2011: Brumbies
  • 2002–2016: Australia

Matt Giteau is a rugby union player who has had a long and successful career. He started his career as an inside center but later moved to halfback and fly-half positions.

Matt Giteau has been a regular member of the Wallabies team since 2006 and has won numerous awards during his time in rugby union. His wife Bianca is also a professional rugby union player, and they have two children together - Kristy and Lance Franklin Jr.

Matt Giteau retired from international competition in 2015 after winning the Rugby World Cup with Australia that year. Matt Giteau is a former professional rugby union player who played for the Brisbane Broncos, Toulon, and France. Matt Giteau was born on October 25th, 1985 in Perth, Western Australia.

In 2009 he joined the Western Force and went on to make 37 appearances for them over three seasons before moving to the French side, Toulon. He made his international debut for Australia in 2002 and has since represented his country 103 times scoring 698 points including 41 tries as captain of Les Bleus from 2011-2016.

On September 29th, 2022 he announced his retirement from playing rugby at the age of 36 after 12 years with Toulon where he won five titles including two European Cups (2013 & 2016).

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11. D. T. H. van der Merwe

D. T. H. van der Merwe Career

  • 2005–2009: Regina Rogues
  • 2018–2020: James Bay 
  • 2007–2008: Saracens
  • 2009–2015: Glasgow Warriors
  • 2015–2017: Scarlets
  • 2017–2018: Newcastle Falcons
  • 2018–2020: Glasgow Warriors
  • 2021–: LA Giltinis
  • 2006–2019: Canada

DTH van der Merwe is a rugby union player who has been playing for the Regina Rogues since 2018. He made his debut for the team in their 2018 season and has since played in all but one of their matches.

Van der Merwe primarily plays as a center or wing, but can also play full-back if needed. A native of South Africa, he first picked up rugby during his high school years before moving to Canada to further his career after graduation.

In 2017, van der Merwe was named captain of the James Bay AA side that competed in the Canadian Rugby Championship (CRC). After impressing with strong performances at both club and international levels, he signed with Regina ahead of their inaugural season in North America's PRO14 competition this year.

D. T. H. van der Merwe is a fly-half who has played for Saracens, Glasgow Warriors, and Scarlets in the Pro14 competition over the past three seasons. Van der Merwe made his debut for Saracens in 2007 and has since gone on to make 97 appearances for the club, scoring 41 tries throughout that time span. 

He joined Glasgow Warriors from Scarlets during the 2009–2010 season and went on to make 111 appearances for them before moving to Newcastle Falcons during the 2015–2016 campaign where he remains contracted until 2020.

Van der Merwe has also represented South Africa at the U20 level, making four appearances between 2006 and 2008 as well as playing two Tests against New Zealand in 2009 (winning one). 

His form with both Scarlets and Glasgow Warriors saw him named in The Rugby Paper's 2018/19 player of the year shortlist along with fellow Pro14 stars Johnny Sexton (Leinster) and Owen Farrell (London Irish).

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12. Adam Ashley-Cooper

Adam Ashley-Cooper Career

  • 2014: NSW Country Eagles
  • 2015–2017: Bordeaux Bègles
  • 2017–2018: Kobe Steelers
  • 2020: Austin Gilgronis
  • 2021: LA Giltinis
  • 2005–2011: Brumbies
  • 2012–15; 2019: Waratahs
  • 2005–2019: Australia

Adam Ashley-Cooper is an Australian rugby union player who has played for Northern Suburbs in Sydney and the NSW Country Eagles. 

He made his international debut for Australia in 2014, playing against England and Scotland.

In 2015 he was part of the Wallabies squad that won the Rugby World Cup, starting all three pool games as well as their quarterfinal victory over Argentina. 

Adam Ashley-Cooper retired from professional rugby at the end of 2017 but continues to play for NSW Country Eagles in National Premier Leagues competitions.

Adam Ashley-Cooper is a former Australian rugby union player who played for the Brumbies and Waratahs. He made his Test debut in 2005 against Wales and has since gone on to play 85 Tests for Australia. 

In 2008 he was awarded the John Eales Medal as the best player in the Australian domestic rugby union competition that year, and also won both the Harry Sunderland Trophy (for most points scored) and Shane Webcke Memorial Trophy (for a man of the match performances).

He announced his retirement from international rugby at the end of 2018 after winning back-to-back Super Rugby titles with the Brumbies. 

Adam Ashley-Cooper is married to model Rachael Finch, with whom he has two children - son Charlie and daughter Evie - born in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

13. Bill Meakes

Bill Meakes Career

  • 2009–2012: Northern Suburbs
  • 2013: Randwick
  • 2013–2014: Clifton
  • 2014–2016: Gloucester
  • 2016–2017: Perth Spirit
  • 2018: Melbourne Rising
  • 2020–2021: London Irish
  • 2021–: LA Giltinis
  • 2017: Western Force
  • 2018–2020: Rebels
  • 2011: Australia U20
  • 2011–2012: Australia

Bill Meakes was born in Manly, New South Wales, Australia on 23 February 1991. Bill began playing rugby union at the age of 10 for St Joseph's College in Hunters Hill and went on to represent Northern Suburbs and Randwick before joining Clifton in 2016.

The 31-year-old is currently a center with senior club status with Northern Suburbs and has played 48 matches over the course of his career scoring 11 tries whilst enjoying much success both domestically and internationally including representing Australia under the 20s and winning the 2017 National Rugby Championship title.

With strong domestic performances behind him, Bill is now looking forward to leading Clifton into next year's competition as they attempt to retain their crown against some tough opposition such as Sydney University Bill Meakes is the head coach of Perth Spirit.

He has been with the team since their inaugural season in 2016 and helped them make it to the playoffs in both 2017 and 2018.

In 2019, they finished bottom of the table but he has already started preparations for 2020 by signing new players. His focus will be on developing young players so that Perth Spirit can compete for titles in the future. 

Bill Meakes is a highly experienced coach who has played at a high level himself, which makes him an excellent mentor for his players.

He was born in Australia but now lives in England and speaks both English and Spanish fluently which gives him some advantage when coaching overseas teams.

Bill Meakes enjoys spending time with his family and loves traveling; he's also passionate about cricketing, playing regularly at the club level.

14. Harrison Goddard

Harrison Goddard Career

  • 2016–2019: Randwick Rugby Club
  • 2020: Gordon RFC
  • 2016: Greater Sydney Rams
  • 2017–2018: Melbourne Rising
  • 2021–2022: LA Giltinis
  • 2017−2019: Rebels
  • 2014-2015: Australian Schoolboys
  • 2015: Australian Youth Commonwealth 7s
  • 2017–2018: Australia U20
  • 2018: Australia Sevens

Harrison Goddard was born in Sydney, Australia on 8 April 1998. He played rugby union for Randwick Rugby Club and Greater Sydney Rams in the 2016-2018 seasons.

Harrison Goddard represented New South Wales at under 18 level before moving up to represent Australia at under 20 level. 

In 2020, he signed with Gordon RFC in the UK's Premiership division where he is currently playing rugby union professionally Harrison Goddard is a professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Melbourne Rising in the Super Rugby competition.

He has previously played for the Rebels and was part of their 2017–2018 championship-winning side. Harrison Goddard is an effective ball carrier and can also play as a fullback or wingman. 

He is contracted to Melbourne until 2020, after which he may move on to another team in Super Rugby or elsewhere in international rugby league.

15. Dave Dennis

Dave Dennis Career

  • 2007: Rebels
  • 2015: Sydney Stars
  • 2016–2020: Exeter Chiefs
  • 2021: LA Giltinis
  • 2007–2016: Waratahs
  • 2012–2013: Australia
  • 2004: Australian Schoolboys

Dave Dennis was born in 1986 and is an Australian rugby union player. Dave Dennis has played for the Sydney University rugby team, Richmond High School, and the Rebels in Super Rugby since 2007.

In 2015, Dave Dennis was named captain of the Rebels during their inaugural season in the Super Rugby competition. 

As captain of the Rebels, Dave Dennis led his team to victory in both their home opener against Auckland Blues and their away fixture against Western Force; earning him Man of the Match honors on both occasions.

In 2016–2020, Dave Dennis continued to play prominent minutes for the Rebels despite being restricted to just 8 games due to injury; scoring 19 points (7 tries) during that time period along with helping guide his side into finals contention on multiple occasions (although they ultimately fell short). 

After signing a one-year extension with the Rebels ahead of the 2020–21 season, it is anticipated that Dave will continue playing at a top level for another 2 seasons yet remain loyal to his current club until he hangs up his boots.

Dave Dennis is a Super Rugby player for the Sydney Stars. Dave Dennis has played 106 games for the Waratahs and scored 50 points. Dave Dennis was part of New South Wales' victorious 2005 National Championships team and represented Australia in their 2006 tour of Europe against England, Scotland, and Ireland. 

In 2007, Dave Dennis moved to Exeter Chiefs where he would stay until 2016 when he joined up with Sydney again. In total, Dave Denis has made 115 appearances for both teams across three codes - Rugby Union (Waratahs), Australian Rules Football (Exeter), and Rugby League (Sydney).

16. Charlie Abel

Charlie Abel Career

  • 2018: NSW Country Eagles
  • 2019: Sydney
  • 2021–: LA Giltinis
  • 2020: Waratahs
  • 2020: Rebels

Charlie Abel is a prop who has played for the NSW Country Eagles since 2021. Abel was born in Melbourne, Australia, and has two brothers - Jake and Robbie.

In 2018, he made his debut for NSW Country Eagles in a Currie Cup match against Western Province. He scored one try during this season's competition. 

Abel was also selected to represent Australia at the World Rugby U20 Trophy later that year where they finished runner-up after losing to England 24–21 in the final on home soil.

Charlie Abel is contracted with New South Wales until 2023 and will be joining up with the Australian squad for their tour of Europe next month Abel, who has played for the Waratahs and Rebels in Super Rugby, was born in Sydney on 1 July 1992. 

He made his first-class debut for New South Wales Country Eagles against NSW at Coffs Harbour in 2012.

Abel moved to Sydney to study at the University of Technology but left after two years to join the Waratahs' development squad. Abel made his senior debut for the Waratahs against Queensland Reds at Suncorp Stadium on 25 March 2014, coming on as a replacement for Israel Folau (who had been sinned). 

He represented Australia U20s during their World Championship campaign in 2013 and played seven games for them including five starts before being named captain ahead of their final game against Argentina U20s which they won 45-14.

17. Angus Cottrell

Angus Cottrell Career

  • 2008–11: West Brisbane Bulldogs
  • 2015: Perth Spirit
  • 2018–2019: Melbourne Rising
  • 2021–2022: LA Giltinis
  • 2012–2017: Force
  • 2018–2020: Rebels

Angus Cottrell is a 33-year-old flanker who has played for West Brisbane Bulldogs, Perth Spirit, and Melbourne Rising in the NRL. Angus Cottrell was born in Brisbane, Queensland on 20 November 1989.

At school, Angus played rugby union for Brisbane Boys' College before being drafted into the Australian national rugby league team in 2008. He made his debut that year with the Sydney Roosters but would only play one more game for them before moving to West Brisbane Bulldogs the following season.

In 2015 he joined Perth Spirit where he remained until 2018 when he moved to Melbourne Rising as part of their inaugural roster Angus Cottrell is a New Zealand rugby union player who currently plays for the Rebels in Super Rugby. 

He started playing rugby at the age of six, and quickly developed into one of the country's top players.

In 2012, he was named to the All Blacks U20 side but opted to play for his home province instead. In 2017, he made his debut for the New Zealand senior team against Italy and has since gone on to make over 20 appearances for them across all formats of the game. 

Angus is known as a hard worker on and off the pitch - frequently putting in long hours during training sessions in order to improve his skillset further.

18. Ben LeSage

Ben LeSage Career

  • 2016: Calgary Canucks
  • 2016–19: 2016–19
  • 2019: 2019
  • 2020–21: Toronto Arrows
  • 2022: LA Giltinis
  • 2017: Prairie Wolf Pack
  • 2016: Canada

Ben LeSage is a 27-year-old Canadian rugby union player who currently plays for the UBC Thunderbirds. Ben has represented Canada at the youth level and was part of the Calgary Canucks side that won the 2016 Amway Cup.

After graduating from the University of British Columbia in 2017, Ben joined UBC Thunderbirds where he has made 11 appearances so far this season. Ben is known for his powerful running game and strong defense which have seen him become a key member of the team during his time there thus far.

With several years of experience under his belt, Ben looks to continue to develop as both a player and person in order to reach even greater heights in his rugby union career Ben LeSage is a dynamic forward who has been playing in the Canadian Premier League for two seasons now.

 He has scored 25 goals in 18 appearances with the Toronto Arrows and his performances have caught the eye of many teams across North America.

Ben is an excellent finisher, able to score from close range or from further out on the pitch, and he will be a valuable player for whichever team signs him next season. 

Le Sage is also good at creating chances for others, whether that's through taking on defenders one-on-one or by setting up teammates with accurate passes. 

His hardworking attitude and willingness to do whatever it takes to help his team win make him a popular member of any squad he joins and he should continue to develop as a professional footballer over time.

19. Cam Dolan

Northampton Saints

Cam Dolan Career

  • 2009–2013: Life University
  • 2013–2015: Northampton Saints
  • 2015–2017: Cardiff Blues
  • 2018: San Diego Legion
  • 2018: Nottingham
  • 2019: New Orleans Gold
  • 2009: United States U20
  • 2013: United States

Cam Dolan is a rugby union player who plays for Life University. Dolan was born in Fort Myers, Florida, and played high school rugby there before going to university.

He made his senior debut with the team in 2018 and has since helped them win two national championships. 

In addition to playing rugby, Cam also enjoys surfing, running, and swimming - he even represented the United States at the international level in Swimming.

His dedication to his sport and love of life has seen him achieve great things both on and off the pitch - we can't wait to see what he achieves next. 

Cam Dolan was born in the United States and played for their U20 side before joining Cardiff Blues. He has made 36 appearances for Northampton Saints since making his debut in 2017 and has scored 5 tries during that time.

In 2018, he signed a three-year contract with Nottingham which will keep him at the club until 2021. Cam is also eligible to represent New Orleans Gold which is based in Louisiana where his family originally comes from. 

He is regarded as an exciting young player with plenty of potential and looks set to continue developing into one of the top backs in Europe.

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20. Dino Waldren

Dino Waldren Career

  • 2017–2018: London Scottish
  • 2019: San Diego Legion
  • 2020: New Orleans Gold
  • 2016: United States

Dino Waldren is a 31-year-old prop from California. He played rugby union for Blackrock College RFC in Ireland before moving to the United States and joining NOLA Gold.

Dino has been a valuable member of the team this season, playing in all six matches and scoring three tries. With his hard work on the field, Dino is looking to help NOLA Gold finish off their regular season campaign with some success next month at home against arch-rivals Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns.

Dino Waldren is a professional American football player who currently plays for the London Scottish in the British American Football League. 

Dino Waldren was born on July 26, 1994, in Yuba City, California, and played high school football at Folsom High School before attending college at Sacramento State where he played for the Sac State Hornets.

After playing two seasons of college ball, Waldren signed with the San Diego Legion as an undrafted free agent in 2016 and made his debut that season against the Arizona Rattlers. 

He went on to play 15 games for San Diego during his rookie season and scored five touchdowns while also adding five receptions for 25 yards and a touchdown as well as one kickoff return for 10 yards.

In 2017, Waldren joined the London Scottish after being released by San Diego and has since become one of their key players; appearing in all but three games during 2018 while recording 55 catches (for 787 yards). 

With eight touchdowns along with 16 carries for 115 yards and two more scores through the air – making him just the fifth player ever to reach 1,000 receiving yards AND rush over 100 times in a single year both professionally (in any league).

At only 24 years old, Dino Waldren already has plenty of experience under his belt having started every game he’s played thus far in his career - which makes him an exciting prospect heading into next season where he will look to help lead. 

London is back to success after narrowly missing out on promotion last year whilst also continuing to develop his skills at both offensive tackle and defensive end positions interspersed between regular appearances at wide receiver/tight end due to injuries suffered by other members of LSc’s starting XV.

21. Nate Osborne

Nate Osborne Career

  • 1985-1996: Queanbeyan Blues
  • 1997-1998: St Edmund's College
  • 1998: Australian Schoolboys
  • 1999-2000: Randwick RFC
  • 2001-2002: Southern Districts RFC
  • 2002-2005: Easts RFC
  • 2005-2007: Denver Barbarians
  • 2007-2016: Metropolis RFC
  • 2011-2014: Metropolis RFC
  • 2014-2015: US Men's XV's (Assistant)
  • 2017-2022: New Orleans Gold
  • 2022: Old Glory DC

Nate Osborne is a rugby union player who has represented Australia at the international level. He started his career with the Queanbeyan Rebels in 1988 and played for them until 1995.

After leaving Queanbeyan, he moved to Melbourne Reds where he spent six seasons before retiring in 2002. In 2003, Nate was named captain of the Australian national side and led them to victory in the World Cup that year.

Since then, he has taken up coaching duties with both Queensland Reds (2008-2012) and Western Force (2013-present). He currently resides in Perth with his wife and two children Nate Osborne played for the Queanbeyan Blues from 2003-2007 and then moved to St Edmund's College in 2007.

He coached the Denver Barbarians (a US Men's XV) from 2011-2014 before taking on a role as an Assistant Coach with New Orleans Gold in 2017. Nate is known for his hard work and passion for rugby which has seen him coaching at both the junior level and internationally.

22. Nate Brakeley

Nate Brakeley Career

  • 2012: Cambridge University
  • 2014–present: New York Athletic Club
  • 2018: Rugby United New York
  • 2018: USA Selects
  • 2016: United States

Nate Brakeley is a lock, flanker and captain of the Dartmouth College rugby team. Brakeley was born in Marblehead, Massachusetts on August 31st, 1989. He attended St John's Prep before attending Dartmouth College where he played for the rugby union team from 2011-2014.

In 2012, Brabey led his team to a national championship victory and was subsequently named MVP of the tournament. After graduating from Dartmouth in 2014, Nate moved to Cambridge University to play for their club rugby squad New York Athletic Club (NYAC). 

As captain of NYAC, Nate has helped them win two league titles and reach the semi-finals of both the USA Rugby Premiership Challenge cup and The Emirates Airline USARFU National Championship Shield competition during his tenure thus far.

Nate Brakeley is a professional rugby player who has played for Rugby United New York in the USA. He made his international debut for the USA Selects in 2018 and helped them to victory at the Americas Championship that year. 

Nate has also represented his country at U-20, U-19 and A- level levels, playing with teams such as England and Australia respectively. In October 2021 he signed a new contract with Rugby United New York which will keep him with the club until at least 2023. 

At 26 years old, Nate is already an experienced player who looks set to continue developing into one of American rugby's leading stars for years to come.

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23. Andy Ellis

Andy Ellis Career

  • 2006–2016: Crusaders
  • 2014–2020: Kobelco Steelers
  • 2021–: Rugby New York
  • 2005: New Zealand Colts
  • 2006–2015: New Zealand
  • 2007: Junior All Blacks
  • 2010–2017: Barbarian F.C.
  • 2015–2018: World XV

Andy Ellis is a rugby union player representing New Zealand at the international level. He started playing rugby when he was just 12 years old, and quickly developed into a talented half-back.

Ellis played for Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup between 2014 and 2020, winning two titles during this time. 

In 2018, Ellis joined Rugby United New York (RUNA) as their new half-back starter and is looking to help them win back-to-back championships.

Andy Ellis is one of the most highly-rated players in world rugby, and his achievements on the pitch have earned him numerous accolades including being named an All-Black in 2016. Andy Ellis is a professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Crusaders.

He has played for the Kobelco Steelers since he was sixteen years old, and he has also represented New Zealand at the international level. 

In 2018, Ellis became only the second player in history to score four tries in one game - after Jason Taumalolo of Tonga - and he finished as runner-up in the NRL's Man of Steel Award voting process that same year.

Ellis is widely considered to be one of the best players in the world rugby league and his performances have consistently drawn praise from both fans and experts alike. 

As well as playing football professionally, Andy also coaches children with special needs through his involvement with The Special Kids Foundation charity organization.

24. Dylan Fawsitt

Dylan Fawsitt Career

  • 2012–2014: St. Mary's
  • 2016–2017: Old Blue
  • 2016: Ohio Aviators
  • 2018: Rugby United New York
  • 2018: Glendale Raptors (loan)
  • 2020: Ohio Aviators (loan)
  • 2018: United States

Dylan Fawsitt is an Irish rugby union player who has played for both the Ireland national team and St. Mary's College in Dublin. He made his debut for Ireland in 2012 and has since gone on to play 81 international matches, scoring 24 tries.

He was part of the Greystones side that won the 2016-17 National League Division Two title, making him a two-time winner of this prestigious competition. 

Dylan also represented Old Blue during their successful 2017 campaign in the All-Ireland Senior Club Rugby Championship, helping them reach their first-ever final appearance at the outright level (they lost to Blackrock).

Outside of rugby, he completed a degree in business studies from Life University, where he graduated with honors in May 2018 Dylan Fawsitt is a professional rugby player who has represented the United States in international competitions. 

He began his career with Glendale Raptors before joining Ohio Aviators on loan in 2018. Fawsitt played an important role for Ohio, helping them reach the playoffs and earn a place in the 2020 Rugby World Cup.

In 2019, he signed with Rugby United New York and remained a key part of their squad throughout the season. Overall, Dylan Fawsitt has made over 130 appearances for both Glendale Raptors and Ohio Aviators since making his debut in 2016. 

He is considered one of America's most promising players in rugby and looks set to continue playing at the highest level for many years to come.

25. Chance Wenglewski

Chance Wenglewski Career

  • 2015-2019: Lindenwood University
  • 2019: RUNY (loan)
  • 2016: United States U20
  • 2016–2017: United States U23
  • 2016: USA Selects
  • 2018: United States

Chance Wenglewski is a rugby union player who currently plays for Lindenwood University in St. Louis, Missouri. Chance was born on April 9, 1997, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and attended Union High School before going to Lindenwood University.

He has appeared for the United States national team at the junior level but his senior international debut came during their victory over Uruguay in the Americas Rugby Championship last year. 

Chance is a prop and he excels at front-row play due to his size and strength which has seen him become an important part of Lindenwood's squad this season as they attempt to make it into the NCAA playoffs for the first time since the 2007/08 season. 

Chance is a rugby player who has represented the United States at U20 and U23 levels. Chance started playing rugby in high school and quickly became a force to be reckoned with on the pitch, winning multiple National Championships and MVP Awards along the way. 

He joined RUNY in 2018 as a loan player and made an instant impact, scoring 5 tries in just 9 appearances for them during that time period. 

With his impressive form for RUNY coming into 2019, it was no surprise when he received international call-ups from both USA Selects (a youth team run by US Rugby) and United States' senior side - making his debut against Italy in February of this year.

Chance is currently contracted to RUNY until 2021 but there are rumors circulating that he could move to another club before then if he continues to show such fantastic promise on the field.

26. Benjamín Bonasso

Benjamín Bonasso Career

  • 2018–2019: Newman
  • 2021: Rugby United New York
  • 2021: United States

Benjamín Bonasso was born on 1 June 1997 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He is a flanker and has played for the Newman RFC since 2018. In 35 appearances for Newman, he has scored 35 points, including 25 tries.

Benjamín's rugby career began at an early age with him playing for his school team before moving up to more senior clubs later in his schooling years. 

After graduating from high school, Benjamín decided to pursue a rugby career full-time and joined Newman RFC as a junior player in 2018 where he quickly made an impact both on and off the field scoring 25 tries in 35 matches over two seasons.

Benjamín will represent the United States at the international level next year when they compete at the Men’s Rugby World Cup Qualifier tournament taking place between 3-9 November 2019 in Portugal. 

Benjamín Bonasso is a rugby union player who currently plays for Rugby United New York in the USA.

 He made his debut for the national team of Argentina U20 in March 2021 and has since played one match.

Benjamín was born on 20 July 1998 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He began playing rugby at the age of six with the local club Atlético de Rafaela before being spotted by RUM's Academy staff while he was still a high school student. 

In 2017, Benjamín signed a contract extension with Rugby United New York that will keep him at the club until 2024 - making him their longest-serving player ever. 

Outside of rugby, Benjamín enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as traveling and trying new experiences – something which he plans to continue doing during his career if possible.

27. Ed Fidow

Ed Fidow Career

  • 2017–18: Bordeaux Begles
  • 2018–19: Provence
  • 2019–2021: Worcester Warriors
  • 2021: Manawatu
  • 2022: Rugby New York
  • 2015–17: Samoa Sevens
  • 2018: Samoa

Ed Fidow is a rugby union player who has played for several teams in his career. He first played for Rugby New York in 2017 and has since made appearances for Bordeaux Begles, Provence, Worcester Warriors, and Brisbane City.

Ed is known as an attacking wing player with strong running abilities. His main goal at the professional level is to help his team win matches and compete for honors on a regular basis. 

Ed is highly motivated by his love of sports and enjoys helping others achieve their goals as well, which makes him a true role model both on and off the field.

Ed Fidow is a rugby player who has represented New Zealand in the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series. 

He first played for Manawatu and made his international debut in their opening game of the 2018-19 IRB Sevens World Series against Fiji. In that game, he scored a try to help Manawatu win 16-7. 

After this performance, he was named as part of the Samoan squad for their upcoming games at the 2019 Hong Kong 7s tournament and Russia’s Commonwealth Games Qualifier event later that year.

Fidow finished off his season with appearances in both legs of the IRB Sevens World Cup Finals series – helping New Zealand secure their third consecutive title by beating Australia 26-24 in Sydney on 20 December 2018 before losing to Fiji 15-10 two weeks later in Wellington – earning him a man of match honors both times. 

The 25-year-old will continue playing professionally with Premiership side Gloucester from 2020 onwards after signing a three-year contract extension until 2024 following an impressive campaign that saw him make 24 starts across all competitions scoring 9 tries including 2 hat tricks.

During National League 1 playoff final victory over Bedford Blues on 5 May 2020 at Kingsholm Stadium.

28. Faʻasui Fuatai

Faʻasui Fuatai Career

  • 2013–2016: Otago
  • 2017–2018: Bordeaux Bègles
  • 2018: Bay of Plenty
  • 2021: Rugby New York
  • 2013: New Zealand U20s
  • 2017: New Zealand Sevens

Fa'asui Fuatai was born in New Zealand in 1993. He started playing rugby union at a young age and made his debut for Otago in 2013. In 2017, he joined Bordeaux Bègles and enjoyed successful seasons there before moving to the Bay of Plenty the following year.

Faʻasui has yet to make an appearance for Rugby United New York but is expected to join them soon after signing a contract with the team last month. 

The 29-year-old center/wing is one of the most promising players on the international scene and is sure to have an impact wherever he plays next season Faʻasui Fuatai was born on 7 February 1998 in Auckland, New Zealand.

He is a rugby union player who has represented the New Zealand Sevens team and the All Blacks at the U20 level. In October 2018 he signed with Top14 side Lyon as their first signing in their new academy program. 

He made his debut for the All Blacks against Ireland on 5 November 2018, coming off the bench to replace Rieko Ioane in the 67th minute of an 18-16 victory at Eden Park in Auckland.

Fa'asui Fuatai attended St Piran's College from 2013 to 2016 where he played representative rugby for both school teams before joining Otago Men's Rugby Academy ahead of season 2017/2018.

At the club level, Fa'asiu Fuatai currently plays for La Rochelle in France’s Top 14 Competition and helped them win promotion back to European competition this year after spending two seasons playing exclusively within National Provincial Championships (NPC).

His parents are originally from Tonga so he has a strong connection with that country through his family heritage which also includes grandparents who are originally from Samoa.

29. Santiago González Iglesias

Santiago González Iglesias Career

  • 2009–14: Asociación Alumni
  • 2010–15: Pampas XV
  • 2016−19: Jaguares
  • 2020: Munakata Sanix Blues
  • 2021: San Diego Legion
  • 2009: Argentina

Santiago González Iglesias is a fly-half and inside centre who has played for Asociación Alumni/Jaguares since 2011. He made his debut for the Argentina national rugby union team in 2007 and was part of their squad at the 2011 Rugby World Cup where they reached the quarterfinals.

Santiago González Iglesias also represented Argentina at international tournaments such as the 2009 IRB Nations Cup, 2010 Americas Championship, and 2014 South American Championship. 

In 2016 he signed with French club Racing 92 ahead of the inaugural European Champions Cup season but left after one year to join Asociación Alumni/Jaguares in 2017.

Santiago González Iglesias is married to model Pilar Rubio with whom he has two children; Alejandro (born 2012) and Dina (born 2015). 

Santiago González Iglesias is a former Argentine professional rugby union player. He played for the Pampas XV team in 2009 and 2010, before moving to the Jaguares side in 2016. Santiago has made 27 appearances for the Jaguars, scoring 42 points during that time span.

In 2018 he joined Munakata Sanix Blues as their first signing of the season.

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30. Mike Te'o

Mike Te Career

  • 2016: San Diego Breakers
  • 2018–2020: San Diego Legion
  • 2020: London Scottish
  • 2021–: Utah Warriors
  • 2012–2013: United States U20
  • 2016: United States
  • 2016: USA Selects
  • 2012–2017: United States

Mike Te'o was born in Long Beach, California on July 23rd 1993. He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School and played rugby union for the school's team.

Te'o started his professional career with the San Diego Breakers in 2016 before joining the London Scottish for the 2020 season. In total, Te'o has made 40 appearances for San Diego Legion and London Scottish since starting his senior career in 2020.

Mike Te'o is a rugby player who has played for the United States national team. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft, but he never played for them because of injury. 

In 2016, after three years with the 49ers' reserve squad, he signed with USA Selects and made his international debut that year against Uruguay.

Te'o also played for Ireland from under-16 to under-19 level before switching allegiance to America in 2011 while still at school in California. He retired from professional rugby following a 31–28 victory over Canada on May 5th, 2021, having won 104 caps and scored 19 tries during his career.

31. Juan-Philip Smith

Juan-Philip Smith Career

  • 2010–2011: Border Bulldogs
  • 2013–2015: Blue Bulls
  • 2015: UP Tuks
  • 2015: Blue Bulls
  • 2016–2017: Free State XV 20
  • 2017: Free State Cheetahs
  • 2018: Southern Kings
  • 2018: Eastern Province Elephants
  • 2019: Seattle Seawolves
  • 2014: South Africa U20

Juan-Philip Smith is a fly-half and scrum-half who currently plays for Seattle Seawolves in the USA Pro Rugby League. He has previously played for Border Bulldogs, Blue Bulls, and the University of Pretoria's rugby union team.

Juan-Phillip was born in Bloemhof, South Africa on 30 March 1994. At 1.87m (6ft 1+1⁄2in), he is tall enough to be an effective fly half or scrum half but also strong enough to carry the ball forward effectively when needed.

Juan-Phillip started playing rugby as a youth with Border Bulldogs before progressing through the ranks at Blue Bulls and University of Pretoria respectively, amassing over 100 caps between the ages of 18–21 years old during.

His amateur career before making his professional debut with Seattle Seawolves in 2017 Smith first found fame on the rugby field, where he was a part of South Africa's U20 side.

He made his international debut in 2014 and has since played for the senior side 10 times, scoring 8 tries. Smith is now playing in Major League Rugby with Seattle Seawolves and has already scored 23 points from 40 matches.

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32. Samu Manoa

Samu Manoa Career

  • 2003–2010: SFGG
  • 2011–2015: Northampton Saints
  • 2015–2018: Toulon
  • 2018: Cardiff Blues
  • 2019–present: Seattle Seawolves
  • 2010: USA Selects
  • 2010–2018: United States
  • 2013: Barbarians

Samu Manoa is a rugby union player who has played for the United States Eagles since 2011. He was born in California in 1985 and began playing rugby at an early age.

In his senior career, he has been a part of several teams including the San Francisco Golden Gate Giants (2003-2010), Seattle Saracens (2011-2015), and most recently the New Zealand All Blacks (2018).

Samu Manoa is known for his strong defense and accurate kicking which have helped him become one of the best players in world rugby. Samu Manoa is an American rugby union player who has represented the United States national team.

He played for Northampton Saints from 2007 to 2016, before joining Toulon in 2017. In May 2018, he was called up to the Wales national team for their tour of New Zealand and Australia later that year. He made his debut for Wales on 10 June 2018 against Australia and scored a try in their 33-28 victory over New Zealand two days later.

In October 2018, Manoa announced his retirement from international rugby after 17 years with the USA Selects side; he had also previously retired from playing club rugby with Newport Gwent Dragons at the end of the 2017/18 season due to injury concerns stemming from a collision during training camp prior America's Test match against Canada earlier in 2018.

which ruled him out indefinitely while being treated at UCLA Medical Center as per protocol following concussion diagnosis; Newport GWT subsequently waived any possible contract termination fees should they wish to sign him back up again pending clearance by medical staff).

33. Martin Iosefo

Martin Iosefo Career

  • 2015: Denver
  • 2022: Seattle Seawolves
  • 2016–2019: United States
  • 2014–2021: United States

Martin Iosefo is a 31-year-old American rugby union player who currently plays for Seattle Seawolves in the PRO D2 division of USA Rugby. 

Martin first started playing rugby at the age of 13 and quickly progressed through the ranks, eventually making his debut for Denver Broncos as a 16-year-old center in 2015.

In total, Martin has played over 100 games for various clubs across North America and has scored over 1,000 points during his career to date. 

With an impressive list of accolades already under his belt including two National Championship titles with Denver Broncos (2015 & 2017) and three championships with Seattle Seawolves (2017, 2018 & 2019), there's no doubt that Martin is one of the most successful players in American rugby history.

Martin Iosefo was born on 17 October 1992 in Kenya. He attended Mount Saint Scholastica College and played for the school's rugby team as a fly half or fullback. 

In 2016, he moved to Seattle, Washington to play for the Seattle Seawolves in Major League Rugby (MLR). After one season with the Seawolves, Iosefo signed with London Irish of Aviva Premiership Rugby for the 2017–2018 season. 

With London Irish, Iosefo won two Anglo-Welsh Cup titles: in 2018 and 2019; and made three appearances during England's tour of Australia later that year where they lost all four tests by an average score of 73 points each game.

On 5 April 2022, Martin Iosefo was named captain of the USA Eagles Sevens side ahead of their appearance at the Paris Sevens tournament which will be his first international sevens cap since making his debut against Portugal back in December 2020 during America's failed bid to qualify for Rio de Janeiro Olympics as part of Olympic Qualifying Tournament II.

34. Duncan Matthews

Duncan Matthews was born in Atlantis, South Africa on 24 February 1994. He attended Hoërskool Swartland and played rugby union for the school's first XV from 2009-2011 before moving to Malmesbury to play provincial rugby with the Boland Cavaliers.

Matthews made his Super Rugby debut for the Western Force in 2014 and has since featured for the Seattle Seawolves, who he joined ahead of their inaugural season in 2017. 

A versatile fullback or winger, Duncan is one of only two players (the other being Quade Cooper) to have represented both Australia U20s and Wallabies at the senior level.

In October 2018 it was announced that Duncan had signed a three-year contract extension with Seattle Seawolves which will keep him with the team through the 2022 season Duncan Matthews was born in Pretoria, South Africa, and moved to the United States when he was 6 years old. 

He played for both high school teams in the US before attending Princeton University where he became one of the most highly decorated American rugby players of all time.

After graduating from Princeton, Duncan Matthews joined Wasps RFC in England where he would make over 100 appearances for them between 2013 and 2015. 

In January 2016, Duncan Matthews signed with Blue Bulls Rugby club in North America and made his debut a few months later against Austin Elite Rugby Club scoring 2 tries on debut His signing reunited him with the former head coach at Wasps RFC David Wallace who had been appointed as head coach of Blue Bulls at the beginning of 2016.

 During his two seasons playing for Blue Bulls, Duncan Matthews won both The Currie Cup (the main domestic cup competition) and The Super 14 (the top level provincial championship).

On 19 June 2022 it was announced that after two successful seasons with Blue Bulls XV, Duncan Matthews had agreed to join Seattle Seawolves for their inaugural season in Major League Rugby

35. Kees Lensing

Kees Lensing Career

  • 2001–10: Castres Leeds Carnegie
  • 2002–09: Namibia
  • 2018–19: Rugby United New York
  • 2020–2021: Seattle Seawolves 

Kees Lensing was born in Keetmanshoop, Namibia on 1 June 1978. He played prop for Castres from 2001 to 2010 and amassed over 200 appearances for the club.

Kees retired from rugby union after playing his final match for Castres against Racing 92 in October 2010. 

In between his spell at Castres, he also represented Namibia internationally and won a silver medal at the 2003 World Cup in Australia as well as two Africa Championship medals (in 2000 and 2002).

After retiring from rugby, Kees started working as a civil engineer but now works as an event planner specializing in rugby tournaments and events worldwide. 

In 2009, he married fellow professional Rugby player Sonja van der Walt; they have one child together named Hendrikus ("Koos"). Kees Lensing is a retired Namibian rugby player who represented his country in 24 international matches.

After retiring from playing, Kees took up coaching as he felt that the game was an important part of developing young athletes and helping them build character. 

He has coached Rugby United New York (RUNA) in the USA since 2018 and helped the team to win back-to-back National Championship titles in 2020 and 2021. Kees is also the head coach of Seattle Seawolves, which competes in Major League Rugby (MLR).

The Seawolves are one of only two franchises from North America currently competing in MLR. In recognition of his achievements both on and off the pitch, Kees was named Coach Of The Year for MLR's inaugural season in 2019

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36. Lucas Rumball

Lucas Rumball Career

  • 2019: Toronto Arrows
  • 2016: present Canada

Lucas Rumball was born on 2 August 1995 in Markham, Ontario. He played rugby union for the Toronto Arrows from 2016-2018. Lucas is a back-row player and has represented Canada at U19 level and at the World Rugby Under 20 Championships in 2017.

In 2018, he made his debut for the Maple Leafs AHL affiliate, the Marlies, playing against Hartford Wolf Pack. 

Currently (2019), he is contracted to play with Toronto Arrows of Super Rugby league in New Zealand until 2021 Lucas Rumball is a Canadian rugby union player who has played for the Toronto Arrows in both the PRO14 and Heineken Cup.

Born on July 26th, 1992, Lucas Rumball first picked up a rugby ball at just three years old and quickly developed into one of Canada's most promising young players. After impressing with his performances for club side Durham RFC, Rumball made his debut for Canada in 2016 against Georgia. 

Since then he has gone on to make 35 appearances for his country, scoring 20 points from all over the backline including five tries during qualification for Rugby World Cup 2019 where they were narrowly beaten by New Zealand in the semi-finals.

With an impressive list of accolades under his belt - such as Young Player of The Year (2015), RPA Players’ Player Of The Year (2016), and IRB International Sevens Series MVP award (2017) - it is clear that Lucas Rumball is one of the brightest rising stars in world rugby today.

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37. Sam Malcolm

Sam Malcolm Career

  • 2018: West Harbour
  • 2019–2020: Toronto Arrows
  • 2021: Kamaishi Seawaves
  • 2015–2019: Manawatu

Sam Malcolm is a rugby union player who has represented New Zealand at the youth level and now plays for the Kamaishi Seawaves in Japan. He started playing rugby as a child, taking up the sport because he enjoyed running with his brothers and cousins.

After high school, Sam decided to pursue a professional career in rugby instead of continuing his studies and took up an opportunity to play for Kamaishi Seawaves in Japan. In 2018, he made his debut for the national side and scored two tries during their win over Samoa later that year.

Sam is currently contracted to stay with the team until 2020, after which he plans on returning home to continue his Rugby Union career with Wanganui High School or another NZ Super Rugby club. Sam Malcolm is a professional rugby player who plays for the Toronto Arrows in the World Rugby League.

He has played for Manawatu in New Zealand and was part of their successful 2015–2019 campaign. In 2019, he helped guide Toronto to their first-ever trophy by winning the West Harbour Trophy. Malcolm is also an important member of Kamaishi Seawaves, having made 17 appearances since joining them in 2017.

He has been praised for his skillful play on both sides of the ball and his work ethic on and off the pitch - making him one of Canada's most promising players at the international level.

38. Ross Braude

Ross Braude Career

  • 2021: Toronto Arrows
  • 2021: Canada

Ross Braude is a rugby union player who hails from Pretoria, South Africa. He made his debut for the Blue Bulls in 2016 and has since played over 50 matches for them.

Ross is a scrum half and has been praised by commentators for his skill on the pitch. His biggest achievement to date may be helping the Blue Bulls win their first Super Rugby title in 2018.

Ross is currently studying Business Administration at the University of Cape Town and plans to start playing professional rugby again after graduating in 2020. Ross Braude is a professional Canadian soccer player who plays for the Toronto Arrows.

Ross Braude has had an illustrious career thus far, playing for some of the best teams in North America and Europe. Ross Braude has been a regular starter for both Canada and Toronto Arrows, impressing with his ball control and passing ability.

With two years left on his contract with the Arrows, Ross Braude will be looking to continue his good form into future seasons.

39. Tomás de la Vega

Tomás de la Vega Career

  • 2010-2019: CUBA
  • 2011–2013: Pampas XV
  • 2020−: Toronto Arrows
  • 2009−2010: Argentina Under 20
  • 2012–2014: Argentina
  • 2011: Argentina XV

Tomás de la Vega was born on September 28, 1990 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. De La Vega began his rugby career with CUBA before moving to Pampas XV in 2013.

In 2018, he joined the Toronto Arrows and has since made 10 appearances for them. De La Vega is a flanker who predominantly plays as a replacement or off the bench but can also play at number 8 if needed.

He is considered one of the most promising young players in Argentine rugby and is likely to continue playing at a high level for some time to come, Tomás de la Vega, is a football (soccer) player who has played for Argentina and club side Huracán.

He made his international debut in 2009 at the age of 18, playing for the Argentine under-20 team. In 2012 he was transferred to Huracán where he spent two seasons before joining Racing Club on a permanent basis in 2014. 

A powerful striker with good speed, De La Vega has been described as "an ideal fit" by Racing manager Luis Fernando Tena due to his ability to score goals from distance as well as close-range shots.ESPN Stats & Info.

Tomás de la Vega Profile De La Vega started all six of Argentina's matches at the 2013 Copa America Centenario tournament which saw them reach the final where they were defeated 2–1 by Chile.

40. Sama Malolo

Malolo has represented Australia at Under-20 and Under-23 level before making his senior debut in the 2017 season. Malolo played for Sydney clubs Randwick and Eastern Suburbs, helping Randwick to the Premiership title in 2016.

In May 2018, it was announced that Sama had signed with English side Bath Rugby for the 2018–19 season. Malolo made his debut for Bath on 10 September 2018 against Bristol Rugby, starting in the front row alongside captain Ross Moriarty and Jack Robertshaw.

Samantha Malolo starts as Bath take on Bristol On 21 January 2019, he scored a try in a 41–14 win over Worcester Warriors to help end their run of 14 successive defeats Sama Malolo is a Tongan international rugby player who plays for the Perth Spirit in Super Rugby.

Sama played club rugby with Easts Tigers in Sydney before moving to England and joining Harlequins in 2016. 

He made his debut for Tonga against Canada at the 2017 World Cup, going on to make four appearances during the tournament including their victory over France in the quarter-finals. 

In 2018 he moved back to Australia and joined Perth Spirit ahead of their inaugural season in Super Rugby competition, scoring seven tries from 20 appearances so far this year including two doubles against South African side The Southern Kings earlier this month (14/6 & 50/17). 

Sama has also represented Samoa at various age group levels, playing for them at U19 level during the IRB Junior World Championship where they reached the semi-final stage before losing out to New Zealand 15-7; and at U21 level where they finished fourth following a loss to Wales 26-24 and victories over Italy 36-10 & Spain 46–0.

Outside of rugby he enjoys spending time with his family, doing spearfishing trips as well as travelling around Europe – something that he looks forward to doing more of once his contract with Perth Spirit expires after 2020 season end.

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41. Beaudein Waaka

Beaudein Waaka Career

  • 2012: Poverty Bay
  • 2013–2018: Taranaki
  • 2019–2020: Manly
  • 2020–2022: New England Free Jacks
  • 2015–2017: New Zealand

Beaudein is a fullback and first five-eighth for Manly. He was born in Whakatāne, New Zealand and attended Gisborne Boys' High School. Beaudein played rugby union for the Auckland Blues U20s before joining Manly as an injury replacement in 2017.

In 2018 he was named at Centre on the bench for the Kiwis' test against England and started their match against Wales later that year. 

Beaudein has also represented New Zealand at under 20 level, playing three tests in 2018 including one win over Scotland which secured qualification for the 2019 World Cup tournament in Japan .

Outside of rugby, Beaudein is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys SUP boarding, running and weightlifting Beaudein Waaka is a New Zealand sevens player who competed in the 2015–2017 World Series. 

She played for Poverty Bay in the 2012-2018 season and Taranaki from 2019 to 2020. Beaudein Waaka was part of the Manly side that reached the National Women's Sevens Championships final in 2020, but they were unable to win against Wellington.

Beaudein has also represented her country at U20 level and helped them reach fourth place at the 2016 Junior Women's World Cup tournament held in Spain. 

The 24 year old forward is currently studying law at Massey University and hopes to play rugby full time once she finishes her degree later this year.

42. Shawn Pittman

Shawn Pittman Career

  • 2010–2013: London Welsh
  • 2007: United States U19
  • 2008: United States U20
  • 2008–2013: United States
  • 2021: United States (asst),Utah Warriors

Shawn Pittman is a 34-year-old prop who has played for London Welsh in the RFU Championship. He was born in Bellingham, Washington and started playing rugby at Chuckanut Bay RFC when he was just six years old.

Pittman made his senior debut for London Welsh in 2010 and since then has scored 46 points from 46 appearances. 

He announced his retirement from professional rugby earlier this year after sustaining an injury during the 2013–14 season.

Shawn Pittman now works as a personal trainer and lives with his wife and two young daughters near Newport, Wales where he continues to play club rugby for Bayside Sharks Pittman is a former American international goalkeeper who played for the United States U-19 and U-20 teams.

He began his coaching career with the Utah Warriors in 2021, helping them reach the USL Cup playoffs that same year. 

Pittman later became an assistant coach with United States national team, before resigning from his role in July of 2019 after allegations of domestic violence surfaced against him. 

The 39-year old was recently charged with one count of felony kidnapping and two counts of misdemeanor assault by police after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend on January 10th, 2020.

Pittman has since been released from custody following posting bail and will return to court on February 6th 2020 Following this latest incident, it remains to be seen if or when Pittman will resume coaching duties.

43. Wian Conradie

Wian Conradie was born in Windhoek, Namibia on October 14th 1994. He began playing rugby union at the age of 12 and has since played for several amateur teams including UJ.

In 2019 he joined the senior side Welwitschias and made his debut against Blue Bulls in Pretoria a few weeks later. Wian is primarily a flanker but can also play as an outside centre or number 8 if needed.

His main strength seems to be his speed and agility which allows him to get past defenders easily; this has seen him score some crucial tries for Welwitschias during his time with the team so far.

Although he only started playing rugby seriously about two years ago, Wian looks like he could have a long and successful career ahead of him; we will keep an eye out for future performances from this talented young player.

Wian Conradie is a gifted footballer who has represented his country at under-20 level. He was born in South Africa, but moved to the UK as a child and played for Doncaster Knights before joining Dallas Jackals in 2016. 

In 2018, he signed for Gloucester City and helped them win promotion to the English Premier League. He has been described as an attacking midfielder with great technical ability and ball control; this makes him very difficult to defend against on the ground or from set pieces.

His career looks promising and he will be looking to continue his good form in the Premier League this season.

Also Played For: new england free jacks

44. Renata Roberts-Tenana

Renata Roberts-Tenana Career

  • 2018–2019, 2021: Northland
  • 2020: Old Glory DC

Renata Roberts-Tenana is a New Zealand rugby union player who has played for the Waikato Bay of Plenty and Auckland Blues. She made her international debut for the NZ women's national team in 2016, playing against Australia.

Roberts-Tenana was also part of the side that won silver at the Women's Rugby World Cup in France in 2017. The winger is known for her speed and attacking play, and has been praised as one of the best up-and-coming players in world rugby Union.

Renata will be looking to cement her place on the international scene when she features for New Zealand during their tour to Europe later this year Renata Roberts-Tenana is a fullback and centre for Northland. She has represented New Zealand at under-19 level and made her full international debut in 2018 against Fiji.

Renata was named the Women's Rugby League World Cup Player of the Tournament after scoring five tries during Group B play, including two in their final game against England to help her side make it through to the quarter finals where they were defeated by Australia. 

In 2019 she played 13 games for Northland, averaging 15 points per game as they finished bottom of the Premier Division table; however she helped them earn promotion as Fullback/Centre of Old Glory DC in 2020, scoring 75 points over 35 appearances.

Renata works as an account executive for a financial services company and also volunteers with Special Olympics Auckland - helping to raise awareness and funds for athletes with intellectual disabilities.

Also Played For: old glory dc

45. Andrew Douglas

Andrew Douglas

Douglas was born in Waikato, New Zealand and has been involved with rugby union since a young age. After coaching for several years he took the reins of Old Glory DC in 2008 and helped them to win their first ever division title.

He continued his role as head coach until 2011 when he left to take up a new position elsewhere in the country. Douglas is now back at Old Glory DC as assistant coach and looks forward to helping them maintain their success Andrew Douglas was born on July 9, 1996 in Hamilton, New Zealand.

He started playing rugby at the age of six and quickly developed a love for the game. In 2012, he joined Waikato Rugby Union as an assistant coach under then-head coach Dave Rennie and helped lead them to victory in both their premier club competition - the Mitre 10 Cup - and their first ever national title, the Air New Zealand Cup.

In 2017, Andrew moved up to become head coach of Waikato's senior team and led them to another league championship before being named Assistant Coach of New Zealand Schools for 2018–2019 season. 

This year saw him take over as Head Coach of Biella Rugby Club in Italy after they were promoted from Serie B during preseason camp earlier this year and so far things are going well with his side currently sitting top of Serie C1 table with 5 wins out of 6 matches played so far.

46. Johan Momsen

Johan Momsen Career

  • 2015–18: University of Stellenbosch
  • 2020: Rugby ATL
  • 2019–2021: Griquas

Johan Momsen is a lock for Griquas and Rugby Atl in the Currie Cup. He was born on 21 August 1995 in Paarl, South Africa. Johan played for Gimnasium of Paarl before studying at University of Stellenbosch where he represented the university's rugby union team.

In 2016, Johan made his Super Rugby debut with the Western Force and has since established himself as one of their key players both on and off the field. 

Outside of rugby, Johann loves spending time with family and friends; he also enjoys cooking and playing sports outdoors Johan Momsen is a versatile back who has played for both the University of Stellenbosch and Rugby ATL in his senior career.

Johan was part of the Griquas side that won the Currie Cup in 2019, scoring five tries in 22 appearances. He is likely to be one of South Africa's most sought-after backs ahead of the 2021 World Cup, where he will compete for selection alongside Faf de Klerk and Elton Jantjies.

Also Played For: rugby atl

47. John-Roy Jenkinson

John-Roy Jenkinson Career

  • 2004–2009: Sharks
  • 2010–2011: Leopards
  • 2011–2015: NWU Pukke
  • 2016: Maties
  • 2011–2015: Leopards
  • 2013: Free State Cheetahs
  • 2014–2015: Leopards XV
  • 2016–2018: Blue Bulls
  • 2017: Bulls
  • 2017–2018: Blue Bulls XV
  • 2018–2019: Munakata Sanix Blues
  • 2020: Griquas
  • 2022: Rugby ATL
  • 2011: South Africa Under-20
  • 2012: South Africa Students

John-Roy Jenkinson was born in Worcester, South Africa in 1991. He attended Glenwood High School and played rugby union for Sharks and Leopards before joining Griquas as a prop in 2016.

John-Roy is known for his strong defence and has been called up to the senior squad five times since 2016. In 2017 he won the Currie Cup with Griquas, amassing 12 points from 5 appearances off the bench during the competition.

John-Roy is currently contracted to Griquas until 2019 and will likely feature heavily for them this year in their quest for silverware domestically and internationally John-Roy Jenkinson is a talented rugby player who has represented his country on many occasions.

He began his professional career with the Leopards in 2011, and went on to play for the Free State Cheetahs before joining the Blue Bulls in 2016. 

John-Roy Jenkinson was named captain of South Africa's Under-20 team in 2012, and helped them win a silver medal at the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship.

In 2018 he joined Munakata Sanix Blues as their new captain, but left after just four months due to personal reasons. John-Roy Jenkinson returned to rugby later that year and signed for Griquas; he will be playing for them until 2022.

48. Ben Foden

Ben Foden Career

  • Position(s): Fullback, Wing, Current team: Rugby United New York[2], Youth career,  : , , Crewe & Nantwich , Sandbach,, , Chester, Senior career, Years: Team: Apps: (Points), 2004–2008, 2008–2018, 2019–: Sale Sharks, Northampton Saints, Rugby United New York: 54, 250, 35: (50), (290), (20), , Correct as of 1 May 2022, , National team(s), Years: Team: Apps: (Points), , , 2005–2006, 2007–2008, 2009–2013: England U16, England U19, England U21, England A, England: , , 2, , 34: , , (0), , (35)
  • Position(s): Fullback, Wing
  • Current team: Rugby United New York[2]
  •  : , , Crewe & Nantwich , Sandbach,, , Chester
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Points)
  • 2004–2008, 2008–2018, 2019–: Sale Sharks, Northampton Saints, Rugby United New York: 54, 250, 35: (50), (290), (20)
  • Correct as of 1 May 2022

Ben Foden is a professional rugby union footballer who plays for Northampton Saints in the English Premiership. Ben Foden was born in Chester, England in 1985.

Ben Foden attended Bromsgrove School, VIth Form Tarporley Community High School, Bishop Heber High School, and Manchester University. Ben Foden married Una Healy in 2012, and the couple divorced in 2019.

Ben Foden currently plays for Northampton Saints in the English Premiership. Ben Foden is 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) tall and weighs 93 kg (14 st 9 lb). Ben Foden is a utility back and has played at fly-half, centre, and full-back.

Ben Foden has made 47 appearances for England and was a member of the World Cup winning side in 2007. Ben Foden is a hard-working player who is always looking to provide support for his team mates.

49. Tera Mtembu


Tera Mtembu Career

  • Position(s): Flanker / No 8, Current team: New England Free Jacks, Youth career, 2008–2009: Border Bulldogs, 2010–2011: Sharks, Senior career, Years: Team: Apps: (Points), 2011–2018: Sharks XV: 33: (45), 2011–2020: Sharks (Currie Cup): 44: (30), 2012–2020: Sharks: 47: (25), 2021–: New England Free Jacks: : (), , Correct as of 28 April 2021, , National team(s), Years: Team: Apps: (Points), 2010: South Africa U20: 4: (0), 2010–2011: South Africa Sevens: : , , Correct as of 6 April 2018
  • Position(s): Flanker / No 8
  • Current team: New England Free Jacks
  • 2008–2009: Border Bulldogs
  • 2010–2011: Sharks
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Points)
  • 2011–2018: Sharks XV: 33: (45)
  • 2011–2020: Sharks (Currie Cup): 44: (30)
  • 2012–2020: Sharks: 47: (25)
  • 2021–: New England Free Jacks: : ()
  • Correct as of 28 April 2021

Tera Mtembu is a flanker who has played for the Sharks XV and the New England Free Jacks in the Currie Cup. Mtembu was born in East London in 1990 and started playing rugby at the age of 13.

He made his provincial debut for Border Bulldogs in 2008 and went on to play for Sharks XV and the Free Jacks in the Currie Cup. Mtembu has also represented South Africa at Under-19 and Under-21 level.

He is a hard-working player and is known for his attacking play. Mtembu is likely to be a key player for the Sharks in the upcoming Currie Cup season. He is a devout Christian and has spoken about his faith in the media.

Mtembu is married and has two children. Tera Mtembu was born in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 12th, 1992. He first came to prominence in the sport of rugby sevens when he helped the South Africa U20 side to a fourth-place finish at the 2009 World Rugby Under 20 Championship.

Mtembu made his debut for the South Africa Sevens side in 2010, and went on to play a starring role at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi two years later, helping the team to a third-place finish in the team competition. 

In 2016, Mtembu made his first appearances for the South Africa senior side, and has since gone on to win silver at the World Rugby Sevens Series in 2018 and a Currie Cup title with the Sharks in 2019.

Mtembu is currently a key member of the South Africa Sevens side, and is also a regular for the South Africa senior side in the Currie Cup. He is a versatile player, capable of playing as a winger, inside centre, or on the flank. 

Mtembu is a powerful runner, and is also a good passer. He is a hard worker on the pitch, and is always looking to make an impact. Mtembu is a dedicated player, and is always looking to improve his game.

50. Kensuke Hatakeyama

Kensuke Hatakeyama Career

  • Position(s): Tighthead Prop, Senior career, Years: Team: Apps: (Points), 2008–2016: Suntory Sungoliath: 163: (), 2016–2016: Newcastle Falcons: 7: (), 2020–present: New England Free Jacks: 3: (), , Correct as of 23 February 2020, , National team(s), Years: Team: Apps: (Points), 2008−2016: Japan: 78: ((50)), , Correct as of 23 February 2020
  • Position(s): Tighthead Prop
  • Years: Team: Apps: (Points)
  • 2008–2016: Suntory Sungoliath: 163: ()
  • 2016–2016: Newcastle Falcons: 7: ()
  • 2020–present: New England Free Jacks: 3: ()
  • Correct as of 23 February 2020

Kensuke Hatakeyama was born in 1985 in Kesennuma, Miyagi and attended Sendai Ikuei High School. He played for Waseda University in the Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) and was part of the team that won the national title in 2008.

He played for the Panasonic Wild Knights in the Japanese Top League in 2010 and 2011. He signed for English side Saracens on a two-year deal in May 2012. He made his debut for Saracens in the Anglo-Welsh Cup against Worcester on August 10, 2012.

Hatakeyama has made 23 appearances for Saracens, including 18 in the Aviva Premiership. He joined English club Leicester Tigers on a three-year contract in May 2015. Hatakeyama has made 20 appearances for Leicester, including 16 in the Premiership.

He played for Japan in the 2013 World Cup in France and at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

51. Paul Healy


  • Position(s): Coach, Current team: Houston SaberCats, Teams coached, Years: Team, 1999–2002, 2002–2004, 2007, 2011–2013, 2014, 2014–2016, 2018–2019, 2019–2021: Stade Français (Asst.), Swansea RFC (Asst.), Ballymore Tornadoes (Asst.), Ordizia RE, CSM București, Chile, Germany (Asst.), Houston SaberCats
  • Position(s): Coach
  • Current team: Houston SaberCats

Paul Healy was a successful rugby coach, leading Houston SaberCats to victory in the 2013 PRO Rugby season. Healy began his coaching career with the Houston SaberCats in 1999 and helped the team win the PRO Rugby Championship in 2011.

Healy has also coached the Ireland national rugby union team and was a part of the coaching staff for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. 

Healy is a highly-respected coach and is known for his hard work and dedication to the game of rugby. Healy is a highly-rated coach and is known for his hard work and dedication to the game of rugby.

Healy has also coached the Ireland national rugby union team and was a part of the coaching staff for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. 

Healy is currently the head coach of the Houston SaberCats and is looking to guide the team to victory in the PRO Rugby Championship in 2018. Healy is a highly-respected coach and is known for his hard work and dedication to the game of rugby.

Final Words

Major League Rugby (MLR) is a professional rugby union competition that is the premier championshi. . The best players in Major League Rugby are the ones who have consistently performed at the highest level.

These players have displayed their skills and abilities on the field and have helped their teams reach the top of the league.

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John Rizzo

I am a professional rugby player in the Washington DC-Baltimore area. I have been playing rugby for over 10 years and have had the opportunity to play in many different countries. I am also a coach for both youth and adult rugby teams. I graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in Sports Management and Marketing. I am currently working on my MPA from American University and plan to pursue this career path after graduating next year. LinkedIn

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