Best Prospects in World Rugby

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by Wallabies, Nov 12, 2008.

  1. Wallabies

    Wallabies Guest

    Who do you think are some of the best young prospects under the age of 20 right now?
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  3. QLD

    QLD Guest

    From the Wallabies its definetly James O'Connor, then the likes of Robert Horne, Quade Cooper and David Pocock.

    From those who are yet to make super 14 level. I'd say Rodney Davies, Aiden Toua, James Slipper.
  4. stumpy17

    stumpy17 Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (QLD @ Nov 12 2008, 11:00 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    From a Scottish side, a name to look out for is Stephen McColl.
  5. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    From South Africa, young Francois Ebersohn. A centre playing for the Cheetahs. He is a huge prospect for us.
  6. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    Second the Robert Ebersohn mention. Fantastic talent.

    I'll also throw in another Cheetah player by the name of Coenie Oosthuizen. 128kg 19 year old prop, who has done so well this year.
  7. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    18yo inside centre, Grant Anderson. Made his club debut against Samoa before the world cup and should have been given MOTM in that game. Quick, a decent pass and a strong carrier.

    Could go on to great things if luck's on his side.
  8. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    Lol. I was thinking about Francois Steyn when i typed that. Ha Ha. Hate it when i do that.
  9. cyRil

    cyRil Guest

    Dan Biggar, Gareth Owen, Ben Lewis, Ryan Bevington, Jason Tovey, Daniel Evans, Jonathan Davies.
  10. dullonien

    dullonien Guest

    Leigh Halfpenny aswell Cyril! I'm also sure alot of those name are at least 20, if not older. But they all have huge potential.

    Jason Tovey is the unsung youngster coming through imo, he's another natural like Halfpenny who's had good games every time he's played for the Dragon's.
  11. monkeypigeon

    monkeypigeon Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (cyRil of Ospreylia @ Nov 12 2008, 08:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    What about your man...whats his name... Jones. He's a good young talent.
  12. Sir Speedy

    Sir Speedy Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Monkeypigeon @ Nov 12 2008, 08:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    You'll need to narrow it down more.
    You realise that covers half the Welsh population, right? <_<

    Halfpenny, Biggar, Warburton, Lewis and John Davies are Welsh ones that stand out for me.
  13. dullonien

    dullonien Guest

    God, I can't wait till Warberton returns, he's the best of the lot! Phenomenal prospect, will be the Blues and Wales' no 6 in no time imo.
  14. Flux

    Flux Guest

    Zac Guilford. He plays on the wing for Hawke's Bay and the Hurricanes. Looked a class act when he got his chance with the 'Canes. He's already fairly well known in New Zealand already, and a few were picking him to be given a go on this tour.
  15. <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (cyRil of Ospreylia @ Nov 12 2008, 09:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    ummm Sam Warburton?

    I really only pay attention to back-row how bout, David Pocock, Nasi Manu, Rapael Lakafia looked good in wales this year, gerrit van velze was not bad either
  16. bobilycious

    bobilycious Guest

    Morgan Parra has played a few games for France and is still 19.
  17. Prestwick

    Prestwick Guest

    Owen Farrell is looking impressive. He's actually played in the correct position (unlike his father) and has pace and intelligence (again..unlike his father).
  18. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    How do you know that...? His father could be the milkman!
  19. Prestwick

    Prestwick Guest

    Don't be silly! They can't afford milkmen up north! :lol:
  20. bates

    bates Guest

    Zac guilford, he plays for the Hurricanes. Don't know if he's mentioned already but left a very good impression on me last season.
  21. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    The Baa Baa thread just reminded me of someone! Nick Koster from WP, the 19 year old 8th man. Watson can kiss the number 8 jersey goodbye
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