An XV Made Up Of New Zealand Born Test Internationals

Not a bad selection.

No matter where you go in the world you will find a New Zealander playing rugby. They’re the best in the world at it and as a result have a reputation that follows. New Zealanders will always be in demand, with more now than ever being called up to play for other nations.

Just because you’re not in the All Blacks plans, doesn’t mean you’re not good enough to play international rugby. Popular NZ outlet Stuff recently decided to put together a team of New Zealand borns stars, currently playing Test rugby and it’s one hell of a team…

The Foreign Legion XV

15. Jared Payne (Ireland)
14. Sean Maitland (Scotland)
13. Ben Te’o (England)
12. Karmichael Hunt (Australia)
11. Denny Solomona (England)
10. Quade Cooper (Australia)
9. Kahn Fotuali’i (Samoa)
8. Michael Leitch (Japan)
7. John Hardie (Scotland)
6. Teimana Harrison (England)
5. Will Skelton (Australia)
4. Luke Thompson (Japan)
3. Uini Atonio (France)
2. Dylan Hartley (England, captain)
1. Mako Vunipola (England)

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