1. David Flatman – Flats was an inspiration during my time at Bath, both as a prop and as a bloke. Solid on the field and funny as hell off it.
2. Rafael Ibanez – Raf made any prop he scrummaged with look like a superstar; ran like a wild bull, and who can forget his one-handed throw ins?
3. Phil Vickery – I’ve always said Carl Hayman was the toughest I ever scrummaged against, but as a character, a leader and an all-round rugby player, I’m going for Vicks. An absolute legend.
4. Simon Shaw – Still the only man I’ve seen carry two pints in each hand or single-handedly rip a maul apart. On...
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