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    I'll Nominate

    Joe Roff
    Brian O'Driscoll
    Doug Howlett
    Joe Rokocoko
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    Frederic Michalak
    Mils Muliaina
    Marc Ellis
    Matt Burke
    Michael Lynagh
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    Seconded Grant Fox.

    I nominate Diego Cuesta Silva.

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    2ns Pienaar and Merthens.

    Volty, is that bloke Argentinian? I think I remember his name from Jonah Lomu Rugby on PS.
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    all 3 of them?

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    Ok 16 definitely entered now. 5 kiwis, 5 aussies, 2 poms & a yarpie, a frog, a mick & a sweatie:

    Jonah Lomu
    Michael Jones
    Sean Fitzpatrick
    Grant Fox
    Andrew Mehrtens

    David Campese
    John Eales
    Tim Horan
    Michael Lynagh
    Stephen Larkham

    Martin Johnson
    Jonny Wilkinson

    Francois Pienaar

    Serge Blanco

    Keith Wood

    Gavin Hastings


    The following are nominated & require seconding:

    Jason Leonard

    Chris Latham
    George Gregan
    Joe Roff
    Lote Tuqiri
    Matt Burke

    Christophe Dominici
    Frederic Michalak

    Ieuan Evans

    Brian O’Driscoll

    Doug Howlett
    Joe Rokocoko
    Mils Muliaina
    Marc Ellis

    Diego Cuesta Silva


    I'll also add:

    Joost van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
    Joel Stransky (South Africa)
    Jonathan Davies (Wales)
    Rupeni Caucaunibuca (Fiji)
    Jason Robinson (England)


    to the nominees. I'm conscious that the saffies are doing quite badly, Wales still are unrepresented, Caucau should be there after his 2003 efforts &, hell, I'm a pom and Jase scored our only try when we won the thing.
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    Second:

    Latham
    Howlett
    Ellis
    O'Driscoll
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    Quote Originally Posted by DCC_legend View Post
    Second:

    Latham
    Howlett
    Ellis
    O'Driscoll
    Sorry mate.

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    Anyway, nominate as many as you want, but I'll arbitrarily impose a limit of 4 secondings to prevent any hogging of the list.
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    Second Lomu + Fitzpatrick.
    You wanna choose your preferred two?

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    I'll second Latham.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KennyD View Post
    Volty, is that bloke Argentinian? I think I remember his name from Jonah Lomu Rugby on PS.
    Yep - talented centre/inside centre who played in about three World Cups. I feel like the poor Argies are missing out.

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    Sorry forgot about the seconding rule!!

    Howlett and O'Driscoll then.

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    Nominated

    Buck Shelford
    John Kirwan
    Jason Little
    Nick Farr-Jones
    Simon Poidevin
    Frank Bunce
    Zinzan Brooke
    HP le Roux
    JH van der Westhuizen
    Os du Randt
    Mark Andrews
    James Small
    Ian Jones

    Seconded

    Matthew Burke
    Jason Leonard

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    My nomination: Marcello Cuttitta (Italy). Scored one of the best wingers tries you will ever see in the 1987 pool game against Argentina

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    I'll also add:

    Joost van der Westhuizen (South Africa)

    to the nominees.
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    Nominated

    JH van der Westhuizen
    I'll treat that as a seconding as I'd already nominated unless you object too violently?

    I'll also second Kirwan & Farr-Jones.

    I make that 24:

    Jonah Lomu
    Michael Jones
    Sean Fitzpatrick
    Grant Fox
    Andrew Mehrtens
    Doug Howlett
    John Kirwan

    David Campese
    John Eales
    Tim Horan
    Chris Latham
    Michael Lynagh
    Stephen Larkham
    Matt Burke
    Nick Farr-Jones

    Martin Johnson
    Jonny Wilkinson
    Jason Leonard

    Francois Pienaar
    Joost van der Westhuizen

    Serge Blanco

    Keith Wood
    Brian O’Driscoll

    Gavin Hastings


    Still no taffs or argies and reckon the saffies and froggies have been bit hard done by too.

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    OK, I'll nominate Joel Stransky and Chester Williams to even the numbers up a bit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fiery View Post
    OK, I'll nominate Joel Stransky and Chester Williams to even the numbers up a bit
    Seconded

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    I'll nominate Phillipe Sella and Olivier Magne.

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