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List of rugby union players by country

Rugby union, often simply referred to as rugby, is a full contact team sport which originated in England in the early 19th century.[1] One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. It is played with an oval-shaped ball on a field up to 100 metres (330 ft) long and 70 metres (230 ft) wide with H-shaped goal posts on each goal line.

As of 2011, more than 5 million people currently play rugby union in more than 117 countries.[2]

AlgeriaEdit

ArgentinaEdit

For the full list of Argentina international rugby players see: List of Argentina national rugby union players

AustraliaEdit

For the full list of Australia international rugby players see: List of Australia national rugby union players

AustriaEdit

BelgiumEdit

BrazilEdit

CanadaEdit

ChileEdit

Cook IslandsEdit

Côte d'Ivoire/Ivory CoastEdit

Czech RepublicEdit

DenmarkEdit

Democratic Republic of the CongoEdit

EnglandEdit

For the full list of English international rugby players see: List of England national rugby union players

FijiEdit

For the full list of Fiji international rugby players see: List of Fiji national rugby union players

FranceEdit

For the full list of France international rugby players see: List of France national rugby union players

GeorgiaEdit

For the full list of Georgia international rugby players see: List of Georgia national rugby union players

GermanyEdit

For the full list of Germany international rugby players see: List of Germany national rugby union players

GreeceEdit

HaitiEdit

Hong KongEdit

For the full list of Hong Kong international rugby players see: List of Hong Kong national rugby union players

IndiaEdit

IrelandEdit

For the full list of Irish international rugby players see: List of Ireland national rugby union players

ItalyEdit

For the full list of Italy international rugby players see: List of Italy national rugby union players

JapanEdit

KenyaEdit

LuxembourgEdit

For the full list of Luxembourg international rugby players see: List of Luxembourg national rugby union players

MoroccoEdit

NamibiaEdit

New ZealandEdit

For the full list of New Zealand international rugby players see: List of New Zealand national rugby union players. Other New Zealand rugby union players include Daryl Halligan, Toni Konui and Albert Henry Baskerville.

NigeriaEdit

NiueEdit

Papua New GuineaEdit

PortugalEdit

RomaniaEdit

For the full list of Romania international rugby players see: List of Romania national rugby union players.

RussiaEdit

(Western) SamoaEdit

ScotlandEdit

SingaporeEdit

South AfricaEdit

For the full list of South African international rugby players see: List of South Africa national rugby union players

SpainEdit

Sri LankaEdit

Soviet UnionEdit

TongaEdit

For the full list of Tonga international rugby players see: List of Tonga national rugby union players

UgandaEdit

United States of AmericaEdit

For the full list of USA international rugby players see: List of USA national rugby union players

UruguayEdit

For the full list of Uruguay international rugby players see: List of Uruguay national rugby union players

VenezuelaEdit

WalesEdit

For the full list of Welsh international rugby players see: List of Wales national rugby union players

ZambiaEdit

ZimbabweEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Origins of Rugby – Codification "The innovation of running with the ball was introduced some time between 1820 and 1830."". Rugbyfootballhistory.com. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  2. ^ Rugby: Sevens' rise not death-knell for 15-man game - IRB odt.co.nz, 6 April 2011