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Old 17-09-2018, 10:32 PM
dukeroyale dukeroyale is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Hawkeye View Post
The biggest begrudgerers out there!!
Their fans are third generation Irish/British, both granny and grandad came from here.
They treat the Moari like shit, and plunder the Pacific Islands for rugby talent.
Iíd love to see NZ Moari team replace this shower of non-Maori blow ins!

Phew!
Thatís better!
Breathe!
Rant over!


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Of the 1133 men who have represented the All Blacks (in matches as well as tests), just 32 were born in the islands - Samoa, Tonga, Fiji and American Samoa.
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&o bjectid=11278276

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While New Zealand has 4 times more Pacific born players than would be expected given the population, Australia has 16 times more, and England a whopping 162 times more.
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229 New Zealanders have played for another country. The next largest exporter is England with 95 players.
http://hautahi.com/rugbywanderers

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