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Australia relaxes selection criteria for foreigners

Australia relaxes selection criteria for foreigners

With so many players choosing to emigrate, the Australian Federation has decided to relax its selection criteria: the new amendment now allows three players to choose to play overseas if they are at least 30 years old. Years). Australian national team staff may also bring in a player from abroad who promises to join the Australian-based rights team next year.

So far, rules have been given that international players playing abroad will only be selected if they have at least 60 matches and seven seasons in the Australian Super Rugby franchise. The Australian Federation has already changed its eligibility rules two years ago, with the exception of two players from overseas who were allowed to play for the Wallabies, even though they did not reach 60 matches. This rule change applies to the men’s selection but also to its female rival or rugby sevens teams.

Players like Rory Arnold (Toulouse), Quade Cooper (Kintetsu Liners), Will Skelton (La Rochelle), Tolu Latu (Stade fran├žais), Samu Kerevi (Suntory Sungoliath) or Sean McMahon (Suntory Sungoliath) can be selected. During a European tour in November.