The Wales player on a different planet: Anatomy of a rugby masterclass

The Wales player on a different planet: Anatomy of a rugby masterclass

In 160 minutes of rugby, Tommy Reffell has stood head and shoulders above anyone else in red. And, given many of the promising performances from Warren Gatland’s youthful squad, that’s some feat. The Leicester Tigers openside has, at times, almost single-handedly kept Wales in games against Scotland and England. Former England prop David Flatman described him as “verging on being supernaturally good at the breakdown”, while Andy Goode called him “sheer class” on both sides of the ball. You’d struggle …