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Hernandez has been inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame

Hernandez has been inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame

scrum.comOctober 29, 2023, 2:15 PM ETReading: 2 minutes.

During the world, World Rugby has announced the names of the five players who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame During the celebration of the holiday World Rugby Awards, One of them is Argentinian.

It’s about Juan Martin Hernandezone of the great figures of Los Pumas in the bronze medal he won in France 2007, who achieved surprising numbers with the Albiceleste national team, some of which were He played 74 international matchesthe Three world cups Disputed or among Nominated for Player of the year In that same year 2007.

Another legend that will be celebrated is Daniel Carter. He was a New Zealander Two-time world champion in 2011 and 2015 With the All Blacks and him too The best scorer in the history of the sport with 1,598 points After 112 Tests with the Men in Black.

In third place appears Brian Habana. South Africa Pavilion it He established himself with the Springboks in France in 2007the year in which he was elected the best player in the worldwhich is one of Highest workout in RWC history (15 with Jonah Lomu).

Finally, the last two former players to be inducted into the Hall of Fame are the two Frenchmen Thierry Dussatoire And the Australian George Smith. The first was Best player in the 2011 World Cup finalThe French team lost to New Zealand later Player of the year, while also holding the record for the most tackles in a World Cup match (38 against Maori in 2007). In the previous Wallaby team, he added 110 appearances in the jersey Australian And he went Summer of the world In 2003.

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Regarding future recruits,… World Rugby President Bill Beaumont He said: “They have each played a hugely important role in making the sport what it is today, exciting and inspiring in equal measure, and have always been excellent ambassadors for our sport. Their impact has been greater than just the field of play, it has transcended the sport and the world.” “The community, taking rugby to another level. Congratulations to our new members. We look forward to celebrating their achievements at the World Rugby Awards in Paris on 29 October.”