Quick Answer: How many South Africans play rugby in England?

How many South Africans are in England rugby team?

Currently, there are at least 45 South Africans across the 12 twelves teams of the Premiership, with Sale Sharks alone accounting for 11 of their number.

How many South Africans are in rugby team?

Sale Sharks director of rugby Alex Sanderson has revealed that six of the English club’s South African contingent are in contention to be called up by the Springboks for the British & Irish Lions series. There are 11 South Africans on Sale’s books this season – more than any other English Premiership club.

How many Brits live in South Africa?


Country name Resident Britons
Ireland 291,000
New Zealand 215,000
South Africa 212,000
France 200,000

Who is the captain of Sale Sharks?

Are Tom and Ben Curry twins?

Personal life. Curry is the twin brother of Sale Sharks flanker Tom Curry, nephew of former England hooker John Olver and cousin of former Northampton Saints fly-half Sam Olver. … Curry was educated at Bishop Heber School in Cheshire.

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