Player nicknames

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by stumpy17, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. stumpy17

    stumpy17 Guest

    In the autumn int section for the Scotland V Fiji game

    Someone posted that the Scotland 21 is "Mossy". Which is Chris Paterson's nickname
    Just wondering if anyome else knows any other interesting player nicknames
    Other Scottish monikers of note are (past and present)

    David Baddiel-sivwright - Darkie
    Charles Ried - Hippo
    Peter Wright - Teapot
    Richard Metcalfe - Too Tall
    Nathan Hines - wagga
    Brian Redpath - Basil
     
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  3. stumpy17

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (stumpy17 @ Nov 11 2009, 02:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Can't believe I forgot
    Ian McGeechan - Geech
    Ian MacLaughlin - Mighty Mouse
    Ian Milne - The Bear
    Jim Telfer - Creamy
     
  4. LydiatesGirl

    LydiatesGirl Guest

    do they have to be scottish?

    if not then
    Luke Charteris - Giraffe
    Leigh Halfpenny - Penceyy (a personal favourite for Cardiff Blues fans), Full Shilling
    Dan Biggar - Bigz
    Jason Tovey - Tov
    Danny Cipriani - Cips
    Sam Warburton - Long Face, Strawberry, Warbz, Bread (my personal one)
    Adam Jones - Hairbear
    Duncan Jones - Polar Bear
    Martyn Williams - Nugget
    Gareth Thomas - Alfie
    Andy powell - Gorby, Powellie
    Dwayne Peel - Peeley
    James Hook - Hooky, Tango
    Jamie Roberts - Square (only used by me and the Blues supporters)
    Tom Shanklin - Shanks, Pimp (personal joke)
    Tom James -The Bullet
    Dai Young -Live Fast
     
  5. alexrugby

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    Zviad Maisuradze _ Animal :lol:

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    Mamuka Gorgodze_ Gulliver

    Irakli Chkhaidze_ Torpedo

    Irakli Abuseridze_ Abu
     
  6. Prestwick

    Prestwick Guest

    Saracens:

    Glenda - Glen Jackson
    Bigus Wickus - Wikus van Heerden
    Schalk F**KING Brits - Schalk Brits
    HOOHAA! - Derick Hougaard
    Delboy - Richard Haughton
     
  7. g6mcg

    g6mcg Guest

    Can we ban nicknames that are just abbreviations, or have a "y" or "o" on the end? e.g. "Wilko" "Gav" etc

    Already posted but my favourite is teapot - given because he used to stand with his hands on his hips blowing steam!
     
  8. I heard this one a couple of days ago. Apparently the Irish squad have christened Luke Fitzgerald "Jedward".
     
  9. LydiatesGirl

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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (snoopy snoopy dog dog @ Nov 18 2009, 05:31 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    hahahahaha
    thants an insult though
     
  10. jawmalawm24

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  11. RC

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    Barry Davies (full back for Ospreys) - 18 Months. Because he's only got one and a half ears. Lol.

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  12. Bullitt

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  13. LydiatesGirl

    LydiatesGirl Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (RC @ Nov 19 2009, 12:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    :L :bravo:
     
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    Billy Twelvetrees - 36
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    Geoff Cross - Girth
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    Mike Phillips - Spikey
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    Mike Brown - Mr Angry
    Billy Vunipola and Ben Morgan - Bill and Ben the flowerpot men
    Jamie Roberts - Dr Bob
    Owen Farrell - Farrell Jnr
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    Marcos Ayerza - el toro (the bull)
    Manuel Montero - la pantera (the panther)
     
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    Christian Cullen's nickname was "The Bottle" as there was nothing above the neck.
     
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