Rugby The five best players to play rugby union and rugby league – LWOR – Last Word On Rugby

The five best players to play rugby union and rugby league – LWOR – Last Word On Rugby



Toronto Wolfpack
WARRINGTON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 21: Sonny-Bill Williams of Toronto Wolfpack is tackled by Gareth Widdop (L) and Ben Currie (R) of Warrington Wolves during the Betfred Super League match between Warrington Wolves and Toronto Wolfpack at The Halliwell Jones Stadium on February 21, 2020 in Warrington, England. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Over the years there has been a natural divide for fans, players and coaches alike when it comes to rugby league and rugby union

However, some players have switched between the codes and Last Word on Rugby has decided to look at five of the best players to play both.

Sonny Bill Williams

Sonny Bill was born in Auckland but instead of representing the one NRL side in his home country, the New Zealand Warriors, he started out at the Canterbury Bulldogs after being spotted by a club scout. 

At just 19 he made his debut in both domestic and international competition, becoming the
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