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Australia legend Matt Giteau says World Rugby should consider copying league’s eligibility laws

Matt Giteau has floated a  thought bubble for World Rugby to consider.

The utility back, currently playing in Japan, made an interesting suggestion on Twitter on Tuesday that garnered a significant reaction from rugby fans around the world.



He tweeted: “Thoughts on union adopting a similar set up to the league World Cup where talented players not picked in tier one teams, NZ, Oz, England etc can then play for their homelands Fiji, Samoa, Tonga etc?? Purely for World Cup year. Make comp stronger.”

As of Tuesday afternoon, Giteau’s tweet had attracted 1300 likes, 250 retweets and 116 comments.



It is a divisive topic but Giteau’s sentiment certainly has merit.

Here are some of the more interesting responses.

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