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Ranked! Which English clubs have provided the most England players since 2000?

Which English rugby club has provided the most England International players since the millennium?! 

A total of 183 players have made their international debut for the red rose since 2000; the first being Northampton’s Ben Cohen against Ireland in the Six Nations while the latest was Exeter’s Sam Simmonds against Argentina during the Autumn Internationals.

Players are sorted to the club where they made their first semi-professional or professional appearance in England.

This also counts for players who are crossing codes e.g. Jason Robinson for Bath, or go onto qualify for England via residency e.g. Thomas Waldrom for Leicester. Brad Shields, however, hasn’t been included as he made his debut while still playing for the Hurricanes.

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19=. Cambridge – One Player

Ben Spencer


19=. Chinnor RFC – One Player

Tom Johnson


19=. Coventry – One Player
Tim Payne 

19=. Dudley  – One Player
Shaun Perry

19=. Doncaster Knights – One Player
Piers Francis

19=. Fylde RFC – One Player
Kieran Brookes

19=. Macclesfield – One Player
Tommy Taylor

19=. Moseley – One Player 
Jonny May

19=. Otley – One Player
Paul Hill

18=. Plymouth Albion – One Player
Henry Slade

19=. Redruth R.F.C – One Player
Jack Nowell

19=. Richmond– One Player
Andrew Sheridan

19=. Worthing Raiders – One Player
Joe Launchbury

16=. London Welsh – Two Players
Paul Doran-Jones

Alec Hepburn


16=. Rosslyn Park – Two Players
Nick Walshe, Will Collier

16=. Rotherham Titans – Two Players

David Strettle, Hendre Fourie


15. Orrell – Three Players
Mike Worsley, Nick Easter, Stuart Turner

15. Bedford Blues – Five Players

Alex Codling, Paul Sackey, Roy Winters, Mouritz Botha, Billy Twelvetrees


11=. Exeter Chiefs – Six Players
Jason Hobson, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Don Armand, Jack Maunder, Sam Simmonds, Alec Hepburn
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