An England XV of players who are currently overseas

Premiership Rugby, club bosses and players have been at loggerheads amid a financial crisis caused by the coronavirus shutdown.

Less and less English players had been moving abroad in recent times since the policy to exclude them from international call-ups was formalised by the Rugby Football Union in 2010 and came into effect after the 2011 World Cup.

However, with players salaries being reduced, we are beginning to see more and more quality English players heading overseas.

For example, this would be a very decent XV:

Fullback: Alex Goode (NEC Green Rockets)


Winger: Nick Abendanon (Vannes)


Centre: Alex Lozowski (Montpellier)


Centre: Ben Te’o (Brisbane Broncos)


Winger: Harrison Obatoyinbo (Toulon)

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