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Here is a World XV for 2016. 1. Jack McGrath (Ireland). The Irish loose-head has been building for a few years and enjoyed a breakout November as the Irish scrum took a major step forward under coach Greg Feek, the former All Black. 2. Dane Coles (New Zealand). Coles' work around the park is a bonus, albeit a sizeable one.
The Chiefs have fielded a development team in competitions such as the Pacific Rugby Cup and in matches against other representative teams for several seasons. Known as the Chiefs Development XV, the squad is selected from the best emerging rugby talent in the Chiefs catchment area and is composed of Chiefs contracted players, wider training group members, under 20s, and selected club players.
Wasps Rugby Football Club is an English professional rugby union team based in Coventry, England. They play in Premiership Rugby, England's top division of rugby. Founded in 1867 as Wasps Football Club, now a distinct amateur club, the club was originally London-based, but re-located to Coventry in December 2014.
The France national rugby union team is a national sporting side that represents France in rugby union. They compete annually against England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship. They have won the championship outright sixteen times, shared it a further eight times, and have completed nine grand slams.
The Wales national rugby union team (Welsh: Tîm rygbi'r undeb cenedlaethol Cymru) competes annually in the Six Nations Championship with England, France, Ireland, Italy and Scotland. Wales have won the Six Nations and its predecessors 26 times outright. Wales' most recent championship win came in 2013.
Here are the top-10 Premiership appearance makers of all time, including two who captained Bath Rugby... 10. Stuart Hooper (Saracens, Leeds Carnegie, Bath Rugby) - 232 'Hoops' became a club legend and with five years under his belt is Bath's second longest-standing captain of all time.
Known as the Crusaders Development XV or Crusaders Knights, the squad is selected from the best emerging rugby talent in the Crusaders catchment area and is composed of Crusaders contracted players, wider training group members, under 20s, and selected club players.
The Harlequin Football Club (Harlequins or Quins for short) are an English rugby union team who play in the top level of English rugby, the English Premiership. Their ground in London is the Twickenham Stoop. They were one of the founding members of the RFU.
List of Italy national rugby union players is a list of people who have played for the Italy national rugby union team. The list only includes players who have played in a Test match. Note that the "position" column lists the position at which the player made his Test debut, not necessarily the position for which he is best known.
The Argentina national rugby team is organised by the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR, from the Spanish: Unión Argentina de Rugby). Nicknamed the Pumas (Los Pumas in Spanish), they play in sky blue and white jerseys, Argentina played its first international rugby match in 1910 against a touring British Isles team.
Top 10 Greatest Rugby Players of All Time Former New Zealand rugby union player Zinzan Brooke is widely considered as one of the best Number 8 or flankers in the history of rugby union. He led his team Auckland Blues to victory as a captain in the Super 12 championships in 1996 and 1997.
The British & Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national teams of England, Scotland, and Wales – and Ireland. The Lions are a Test side, and generally select international players, but they can pick uncapped players available to any one of the four unions.