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Sports players of all kinds have taken to social media to show their love for what they’re doing. Rugby is no different! Estimated to be the 9th most popular sport in the world with a fan base of over 44 million, rugby may not be the most popular sport in the U.S., but it sure is loved around the planet. These rugby influencers show off their love of the game.

Rugby influencers showing us their skills

Ilona Maher

With 940.8K people in Ilona’s TikTok community, she is on her way to becoming a rugby mega-influencer. Ilona’s feed is filled with funny videos and rugby content, of course. Ilona is a Tokyo 2020 Olympian and plays for the USA Rugby Sevens. She uses the hashtag “#beastbeautybrains” to share her life on both TikTok and Instagram.

Jack Willis

Jack is a 25-year-old English professional rugby player and flanker for the Wasps Rugby. Jack loves sharing about all things rugby, his team, and even some of his favorite products that keep him playing to the best of his ability. Jack’s 38K followers on Instagram love following him for his passion, excitement and family content. 

Natasha ‘Mo’ Hunt

Professional rugby player, Olympian and World Champion Natasha plays on the Gloucester Rugby team. With 28K followers on Instagram, Natasha shares her love for the game, her team, and working with the community.

Gabriel Oghre

Nano-influencer Gabriel may have a smaller audience, but his passion for rugby is anything but small. Gabriel’s page is filled with excitement, passion and love for the sport. He’s a professional rugby union player who plays as a hooker for Premiership Rugby Club, the Wasps.

Bryony Cleall

Bryony is an English professional rugby player for Saracens and England rugby union clubs. Bryony’s TikTok is filled with rugby videos, training for rugby, her personal life, and why she chose to play a more dangerous sport.

TJ Perenara

New Zealand rugby player TJ plays halfback for the New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes. With 292K followers on Instagram, TJ shares his love for the game as well as his partnerships with Under Armour and Plan*t .

John Ryan

With just under 10K followers on Instagram, John is a proud Limerick rugby player for the Munster rugby team. John’s page is filled with rugby highlights, life with his family, and his appreciation for his rugby fans.

Marcos Kremer

Stade Français Paris rugby player Marcos shares his life as a professional rugby player in France. His 92K followers on Instagram can expect to see him share his life in professional rugby and the children’s rugby clubs that he helps. 

Santi Cordero

Santi shares his rugby life with over 90K followers on Instagram as a part of the Compte Officiel de l’UBB team in Bordeaux, France. Santi’s love for the sport is apparent in all of his photos. He is also a family man and shares photos with his wife and son.

Harvey Tarrant

Harvey is a rugby player who loves to share how he practices his kicking. Harvey has over 10K followers on TikTok and is a brand ambassador for Rugby Bricks and Absolute Rugby.

Whether you’re a die-hard rugby fan or a brand looking to work with a rugby player on a partnership, check out these 10 rugby influencers. They are working hard on Instagram and TikTok to bring more awareness to their beloved sport.


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