Leicester Tigers stars turned heroes to help victims of the worst flooding in living memory.
Leicester Tigers Rugby Stars Ben Kay and Martin Corry carried motorists and trapped villagers to safety, and pushed flooded cars out of the path of rising waters after they became stranded in a Gloucestershire village on Saturday.
The pair were heading back from England training duty in Bath when they were caught up in the flooding in
Today, it emerged they spent hours carrying people out of danger.
Afterwards, Martin, 33, and Ben, 31- both strapping forwards standing 6ft 4in and weighing more than 17 stone each - were forced to spend the night in their stranded car.
John Symons, a company managing director with house builders George Wimpey, West Midlands, was one of the people they helped.