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The 10 heaviest players at the Rugby World Cup, and their biggest hits of all time

The 10 heaviest players at the Rugby World Cup, and their biggest hits of all time

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  • The Rugby World Cup in Japan kicked off earlier this month and runs until November 2.
  • The tournament plays host to 20 of the world's finest rugby nations, as well as some of the biggest, strongest, and toughest men on the planet - as well as the heaviest.
  • We've listed the 10 heaviest players at the tournament alongside some of their most devastating (and sometimes comical) moments. 
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The Rugby World Cup.

The quadrennial event where the world's 20 best rugby nations, as well as some of the biggest, strongest, and toughest men from across the planet, come together to battle it out for the sport's most sought after prize - The Webb Ellis Cup.

Read more: Here's everything that's happening at the Rugby World Cup, and how to watch it live online

Most, if not all, of the players who travelled to Japan fall into the above categories of big, strong, and tough - but none more so than these 10 powerhouses.

Here are the heaviest players at this year's tournament, ranked in ascending order, along with some of their most explosive (and occasionally hilarious) moments. 

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