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List of international rugby union teams
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List of international rugby union teams

The following is a list of international rugby union teams:

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1 International Rugby Union Teams

International Rugby Union Teams

British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions are a separate case, being a combination of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

A similar development has been of a Pacific Islanders XV combining Fiji, Tonga, and Manu Samoa.

Invitation sides

There are some invitation sides, most famously the Barbarians Football Club, and its spawned New Zealand Barbarians. World XVs have also played.

Major nations

Minor nations

(criteria is qualification for a World Cup)