The soaring number of foreign-born players in the Six Nations is a ‘joke’, ‘dangerous’ and making the competition a ‘second tier’ of international competition, according to greats of the game.
A swathe of stars, including former England captain Lewis Moody, have applauded World Rugby vice-president Agustin Pichot for his stance on the game’s residency laws, saying they must change to preserve the sport’s integrity.
ENGLAND (3 players)
|Louis Lynagh||Italy||Residency (2007)|
|Uini Atonio||New Zealand||Residency (2014)|
|Bernard le Roux||South Africa||Residency (2012)|
|Paul Willemse||South Africa||Residency (2018)|
|Virimi Vakatawa||New Zealand||Residency (2013)|