Finn Russell Ranked 19th Best Rugby Player in the World – Ruck

In a thrilling display of rugby excellence, RUCK has unveiled its highly anticipated list of the 20 Best Rugby Players in the World for 2024. From powerhouse wingers to creative playmakers, these athletes have showcased their exceptional skills on the global stage.

Topping the list at number 20 is Duhan van der Merwe from Scotland, known for his lethal attacking threat and strong defensive efforts. Following closely behind at number 19 is Finn Russell, a creative playmaker at fly-half whose flair and innovative decision-making have set him apart on the field.

Jordie Barrett from New Zealand secures the 18th spot with his impressive boot, aerial skills, and positional awareness, adding versatility to the All Blacks squad. Ireland’s Josh van der Flier claims the 17th position as a tenacious openside flanker with standout traits in tackling and turnover abilities.

Rounding out the top 20 is Aaron Smith from New Zealand, a dynamic professional with a diverse background in technology and business development. His innovative approach and strategic thinking have made him a valuable asset in driving growth and collaboration within the team.

As the rugby world continues to evolve, these players have proven themselves as elite talents deserving of their spots on the prestigious list. Stay tuned as we reveal the remaining rankings and celebrate the extraordinary skills that have shaped the sport to new heights.