A full XV of rugby players who can swap nations in 2022 - Ruck

A full XV of rugby players who can swap nations in 2022

Rugby players can now switch countries immediately from Jan 1st, 2022 having not played for previous Test side in 36 months.

NEW LAWS:

  • The player must stand-down from international rugby for 36 months
  • The player must either be born in the country to which they wish to transfer or have a parent or grandparent born in that country
  • Under the revised Regulation 8 criteria, a player may only change union once and each case will be subject to approval by the World Rugby Regulations Committee to preserve integrity

BACK-THREE:

  • 15 Charles Piutau (Tonga, from New Zealand)
  • 14 Israel Folau (Tonga, from Australia)
  • 11 Julian Savea (Samoa, from New Zealand)

CENTRES:

  • 13 Tevita Kuridrani (Fiji, from Australia)
  • 12 Ngani Laumape (Tonga, from New Zealand)

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