A new documentary about the teams competing in the Six Nations aims to show that not all rugby players are “privileged private school boys” anymore.
As another Six Nations season begins, many rugby fans won’t know what to do with themselves while waiting for the next match to start.
Film producer James Gay-Rees has offered one option to fans in his latest documentary Six Nations: Full Contact, now available on Netflix.
The documentary shares the story of all six teams competing in the 2src23 Six Nations, revealing their lives both on and off the field.
Mr Gay-Rees’ previous work includes Formula One: Drive to Survive and Amy about singer Amy Winehouse.
The film producer told The Anton Savage Show his newest documentary is a “dream job” for him as a former rugby player and avid fan.
“It shows a side of rugby that really needs to be shown,” he said.
“International rugby is obviously a huge spectacle but a bit like Formula One, very little is known about the players who play it until you get inside these documentaries.
“Then you realise you h
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