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The 50 best players in the world

07th December 2013 14:02

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Kieran Read NZ training 2013

Top of the pile: Kieran Read

New Zealand number eight Kieran Read might be the best player in the world, but who else joins him in the top 50?

Leigh Halfpenny, Ben Smith, Israel Folau and many more have all enjoyed an impressive twelve months in the game.

Our friends over at Bleacher Report have selected the best 50 players in the sport right now, picking athletes from Australia to the United States. Check out the list here.

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