18/12/2014 01:30 GMT | Updated 16/02/2015 05:59 GMT

Get Ready to Swoon Over These 10 Pooches and Their Rugby Players


Sure, rugby players are among some of the toughest athletes in the world, but we're pretty sure we found these guys' softer side. Let your heart melt.

1. Matt Harris & Chewy

Sigh, amazing.

Mike Harris

Image via Matt Harris Instagram


2. Craig Gilroy & Lola

Craig is an Ambassador to the Assisi Animal Sanctuary in Northern Ireland, where he encourages his teammates to volunteer. He owns another dog named Millers who you can check out on his Instagram

Image via Craig Gilroy Instagram


3. Danny Cipriani & Rocky 

More selfies, paw-lease!

Image via Danny Cipriani Instagram


4.  Martin Castrogiovanni & Ettore

Martin has a few dogs in his pack and documents all their fun on his Instagram. Ettore knows how to surf!

Martin castrogiovanni

Image via Martin Castrogiovanni Instagram


5.  Quade Cooper & Chuck

Chuck has his own Instagram where you can follow his adventures in the Outback!

Quade Cooper

Image via Quade Cooper Instagram


6.  Rob Kearney & Hank

We're not huge athletes, but we'd like to be part of their scrum.

Rob Kearney

Image via Rob Kearney Instagram


7.  Courtney Lawes & Bebe 

Courtney is also dogfather to an adorable bulldog named Benson. Lots of pictures of him and Bebe on Lawes' Twitter feed.

Courtney Lawes

Image via Courtney Lawes Twitter


8.  Ben Foden & Jackson 

Can't... we just... can't.

Ben Foden

Image via Ben Foden Instagram


9.  Digby Ioane & Lil 

Digby owns a bulldog named Yip who watches over his family too.

Digby Ioane

Image via Digby Ioane Instsgram

10.  James Hanson & Wilma  

Wilma has an Instagram full of Aussie shenanigans with her Poppa.

James Hanson

Image via James Hanson Instsgram

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