MX23RW : Saturday, May 15 10:30:33| >> :120:59817:59817:

A look at how Louis Rees-Zammit and Jonny May compare

Gloucester teammates Louis Rees-Zammit and Jonny May are capable of shredding defence with their pace and footwork.

One of the many intriguing duels in store when Wales and England clash at the Principality Stadium on Saturday is a high-octane collision on the wing.

Gloucester team-mates Louis Rees-Zammit and Jonny May are capable of shredding defences with their pace and footwork and here, the PA news agency analyses both players.

(PA Graphics)

Louis Rees-Zammit – Gloucester

Position: Wing
Age: 20
Caps: 6
Debut: v France, 2020
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 13st 9lbs
Points: 20 (Tries 4)
From the moment he made his Gloucester debut as an 18-year-old, Rees-Zammit has looked destined for the top. A lethal finisher with lightning-fast pace – even the jet-heeled May says that "on a good day I can just about keep up" – the Wales wing has taken to Test rugby with aplomb. Two tries against Scotland at Murrayfield, the second a clinical solo effort that swept Wales into the lead in a finely-poised match, signpost a long international career that could take a step forwards with Lions selection this summer. Still only 20, one of the challenges facing Rees-Zammit is to stay grounded.

Jonny May – Gloucester

Position: Wing
Age: 30
Caps: 63
Debut: v Argentina, 2013
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 14st 2lbs
Points: 160 (Tries 32)
By his own admission he may be a fraction slower, but May's all-round game has evolved to a whole new level. Still capable of scoring spectacular tries – witness his finishes against Ireland last autumn and against Italy in round two – but he now takes as much satisfaction in the less glamorous duties of the modern wing such as kick-chase and aerial ability. His dedication to his craft is unrivalled in the England camp and he has developed into a more rounded player. For all that, it is the extraordinary athleticism, ability to stop-start and eye for an opening that set him apart as a box-office attraction.

ID:436541: cacheID:436541:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:17807:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Billy Vunipola pictured in October 2019
Read Next:
Billy Vunipola: 'I have been playing rubbish'

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Gallagher Premiership

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!