"RFU on board" - Nathan Hughes and four other players who've confirmed they're swapping nations - Ruck

“RFU on board” – Nathan Hughes and four other players who’ve confirmed they’re swapping nations

They all want to swap nations ahead of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

#1. Nathan Hughes (England to Fiji)

  • Age: 30
  • Position: Number 8
  • Current number of caps: 20
  • Last cap: March, 2019
  • Did you know? His uncle, Asaeli Hughes, is a former dual international having represented Fiji in both basketball and 15s rugby

Hughes, who grew up in the sugar cane town of Lautoka on the west coast of the main Fijian island of Viti Levu, has. revealed that he has full support from the RFU to swap nations. England speedster Denny Solomona is also set to make himself available for Fiji.

Try Celebrations for Nathan Hughes of Bristol Bears of Bristol Bears during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Match between Bristol Bears and Newcastle Falcons at Ashton Gate on 1 Jan. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK