2. Mako Vunipola (Tonga)
- Current number of caps: 63
- Age at the start of RWC 2023: 32
- Did you know: In 2018, Vunipola and his partner welcomed a son, Jacob.
Born in Wellington, New Zealand, the loosehead-prop would be eligiable to play for Tonga as he is the son of former Tonga captain Fe’ao Vunipola. He is also the nephew of two other former international players, Manu and ‘Elisi Vunipola who both represented Tonga in the 1990s.