5 England Rugby World Cup players who could play in the Premier League

With the Rugby World Cup kicking off this Friday evening, a very rare thing seems to be happening in the Transfer Tavern, and that is the conversation is being stretched further than just Football!

As it is a home World Cup, the chances of England winning the tournament are being talked up by the usual punters in this boozy pub, with every game involving the home nation expected to grip the attention of fans of all sports.

Much is often said about the Premier League tough guys who might be able to cut it as a professional rugby players, but actually with such a plethora of young, exciting and athletic talent in the current England Rugby set up, many fans in here are discussing which of Stuart Lancaster’s stars could do a job in the Barclays Premier League.

From pacey wingers, technical scrum-halves and second-rows with outstanding stature the sport that has a ‘position for everyone’ seems to have conjured up a fair few players who could try their hand at football, especially those boys who will be fighting for The Rose this Autumn. Just who are these players?

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