Speed is key in modern rugby. Whether it be defenders recovering to win a last-ditch tackle or attackers hitting teams on the counter, we are constantly told that ‘there is no substitute for pace’.
Check out the top five from the Gallagher Premiership below…
5. GABRIEL IBITOYE – HARLEQUINS – 11.7 SECONDS (100M)
One of the most exciting young wingers in the country, the speedster has been with Harlequins since the age of 12. He was nominated for Player of the Tournament in the 2018 World Rugby U20 Championship.