Player no.s in the major countries (Re: A civil war in Australian Footy!)

Player no.s in the major countries (Re: A civil war in Australian Footy!)

Post by dick jame » Tue, 21 Sep 1999 04:00:00


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>                 post-***               ***

> Wales            18,340                   30,100
> Ireland          16,500                   32,319

I'm really surprised that Ireland has so many - I thought they had many
fewer than us Welsh

Quote:
> (I bet those Japanese figures surprise a few. I didn't forget
> any "major" country did I?)

What about Argentina? & Fiji, Tonga & Samoa?
 
 
 

Player no.s in the major countries (Re: A civil war in Australian Footy!)

Post by petie » Thu, 23 Sep 1999 04:00:00



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>               post-***               ***
>Engand         167,000                  129,000
>France          95,410                   77,813
>Japan           80,448                   46,784
>SA              60,000                  108,000
>NZ              36,031                   31,142
>Australia       35,159                   57,623
>USA             26,500                    3,700
>Wales           18,340                   30,100
>Ireland                 16,500                   32,319
>Canada          16,000                   28,000
>Italy           11,731                   20,876
>Scotland        11,707                   16,400

These numbers conflict quite badly with those given in this month's
Rugby world mag. I wonder which are right.
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