An old article here at this website, How Fast is Cristiano Ronaldo? is a popular read, even still now. Search engine ranked us #2 for that keyword in-fact.
We all know Cristiano Ronaldo could run a sub-11 seconds easily, well how about Rugby League Footballers?
Well moving away from the soccer domain, Rugby League is Australian popular full contact sport. Some sort like rugby, but is said to be more “entertaining”, and the “toughest, most physically demanding of team sports”.
Like soccer, rugby league requires short burst of sprints, so how fast are the current crop of Aussie footballers can sprint? Well the below video shed some answer.
The novelty race was held in conjunction with Usain Bolt arrival in Australia.
How fast are ‘Rugby League Footballers’
1. Lachie Turner (NSW Waratahs) 11.10s
2. John Grant (Eastwood) 11.15s
3. Jarryd Hayne (Parramatta Eels) 11.20s
4. John Morris (Canterbury Bulldogs) 11.44s
5. Ben Barba (Canterbury Bulldogs) 11.45s
6. Nathan Gardner (Cronulla Sharks) 11.77s
7. Matthew Lewis (Central Coast Mariners) 11.99s
8. Greg Inglis (Brisbane Broncos) 12.48s
Gatorade Bolt Sydney September 15th 2010 – Fastest Footballers in Australia. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Usain Bolt arrived in Sydney to promote this novelty race between the country’s fastest footballers.
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