The son of All Black superstar Jonah Lomu has revealed he’d prefer to play in the Six Nations should he follow in his legendary late father’s footsteps.
Dhyreille Lomu, who currently plays on the wing, was born in France during his Dad’s brief stint playing for Marseille, hence any eligibility discussions for Les Bleus wouldn’t be an issue.
Known as Frenchie at school in New Zealand, the aspiring youngster has already began to impress at a number of age-grade tournaments in New Zealand.
Despite being 12, he’s already played in older teams as his obvious talent is beginning to shine through.
Lomu’s stime in France came towards the end of the his career, which also included a stint with the Cardiff Blues in Europe
Tragically, Lomu died in November 2015.
Playing on the wing Lomu finished his international career with 63 caps and 37 tries. He is regarded as the first true global superstar of rugby and consequently had a huge impact on the game
Below, we look at five other rugby legends sons who are making waves, but currently represent different countries to their legendary Dads.
Here’s a list of rugby legends sons who are set to play in the Six Nations.
#1. Lucas Brooke (England)
- Club: London Irish
- Position: back-row
- Dad: Zinzan Brooke (New Zealand)
Brooke, who can play across the back-row or at hooker, grew up in England so is fully qualified to wear the red rose. The powerhouse has represented Berkshire at county level and regularly played for his school, Wellington College.